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@FM:Contents Illustrations 000 Preface 000 Acknowledgments 000 Introduction: Healing and the Vernacular 000 1. Galen's Shadow: An Outline of Medieval Medicine and Healing 000 2. The Material Shape of Thought and Word 000 3. Metaphor, Catharsis, Pharmakon: Words, Stones, and Herbs 000 4. Vernacular Science, Vernacular Poetry: Dangerous Reading 000 5. Gendered Healing: Metaphor and Practice 000 6. The Disease Called "Touch Me Not": A Fifteenth-Century Medical Manuscript Read in Context 000 7. Early Modern Medicine: Self-Help and State Authority 000 Conclusion: The Subject of Healing 000 Works Cited 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medicine in literature.
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Medical English.
Mind and body in literature.
Reading -- Psychological aspects.
Reading -- Physiological aspects.
Medicine, Medieval -- England.