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A Body of Work: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine (Paperback): Corinna Wagner, Andy Brown

A Body of Work: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine (Paperback)

Corinna Wagner, Andy Brown

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Including poems by writers from the dawn of the Early Modern period to the 21st Century, this anthology explores changing attitudes to medicine, health and the body. A Body of Work: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine is divided into nine thematic sections, including poetry from all periods as well as historical documents that help students place the poetry in its cultural contexts and covering such topics as: -The material body -Nerves, nervous disorders and psychology -Consumption: food, drugs and alcohol -Contagion and disease -Doctors, hospitals and the experience of medicine -Treatments and cures -The body in pleasure and pain -Evolution, genetics and reproduction -Ageing, dying and death "A Body of Work "is supported by a companion website offering further contextual essays, class discussion questions and visual material.Includes work by such poets as: Daniel Abse, Maya Angelou, Matthew Arnold, W.H. Auden, Ann Bradstreet, William Blake, Charles Bukowski, Raymond Carver, S.T Coleridge, Erasmus Darwin, Emily Dickinson, T.S. Eliot, Allen Ginsberg, Seamus Heaney, Philip Larkin, Robert Lowell, Paul Muldoon, Sylvia Plath, Rainer Maria Rilke, Theodore Roetke, Christina Rossetti, Jo Shapcott, Jonathan Swift, Michael Symmons-Roberts, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman, William Carlos Williams, William Wordsworth.

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Imprint: Bloomsbury Academic
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: February 2016
Editors: Corinna Wagner • Andy Brown
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 29mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 560
ISBN-13: 978-1-4725-1329-8
Categories: Books > Medicine > General issues > History of medicine
LSN: 1-4725-1329-0
Barcode: 9781472513298

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