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The Surgeon in Medieval English Literature

The Surgeon in Medieval English Literature (Hardback)

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Jeremy Citrome employs the language of contemporary psychoanalysis to explain how surgical metaphors became an important tool of ecclesiastical power in the wake of the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215. Pastoral, theological, recreational, and medical writings are among the texts discussed in this wide-ranging study.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medievalHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500Medieval historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryCrusadesMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHistory of medicine Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 05/06/2007 ISBN-13: 9781403968463  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JEREMY CITROME received his PhD in English from the University of Leeds, UK, and has published articles on the Pearl-Poet and the fourteenth-century surgeon John Arderne. He has taught at the University of Toronto, the University of British Columbia, and Dalhousie University, and is currently Assistant Professor of English at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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