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2 edition of melancholy of anatomy. found in the catalog.

melancholy of anatomy.

Robert Lewis Holmes

melancholy of anatomy.

by Robert Lewis Holmes

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Published by Leeds U.P .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination22p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20749609M

"The Melancholy of Anatomy marks the debut of a voice as gutsy and original as those of Kathy Acker and Angela Carter. Shelley Jackson is a surgeon of the psyche, a body philosopher, and her understanding of how dangerous it is simply to be alive is vital, heartfelt, even profound.". The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes, Prognostickes, and Seuerall Cures of it: in Three Partitions, with Their Severall Sections, Members & Subsections Author Robert Burton.

Internet Archive BookReader The anatomy of melancholy Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. The anatomy of melancholy. The anatomy of melancholy. The anatomy of melancholy: what it is, with all the kinds, causes, symptoms, prognostics, and several cures of it: in three partitions, with their several sections, members, and subsections, philosophically, medically, historically opened and cut up: with a satirical preface, conducing to the following discourse.

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The Melancholy of Anatomy. Amusing, touching, and unsettling, The Melancholy of Anatomy is that most wonderful of fictions, one that makes us see the world in an entirely new light.

Here is the body turned inside out, its members set free, its humors released upon the world/5. The Anatomy of Melancholy appeared in five editions during the author’s lifetime and has been reprinted countless times since. William H. Gass (b. ) is an essayist, novelist, and literary critic.

He grew up in Ohio and is a former professor of philosophy at Washington University/5(58). The Melancholy of Anatomy is hands down my favorite book in the entire world. It describes humanity in the most honest way I have ever seen, through a provocative set of hauntingly bizarre short stories.

The stories in this text land on a scale between sweet and innocuous, to Cited by: 5. The Anatomy of Melancholy goes quite beyond the titled gloominess to spread melancholy onto a compendium of human conditions, complete with symptoms, prognostics and the various cures ever known in the western world/5().

Overview. Amusing, touching, and unsettling, The Melancholy of Anatomy is that most wonderful of fictions, one that makes us see the world in an entirely new light. Here is the body turned inside out, its members set free, its humors released upon the : Shelley Jackson.

About The Melancholy of Anatomy Amusing, touching, and unsettling, The Melancholy of Anatomy is that most wonderful of fictions, one that makes us see the world in an entirely new light. Here is the body turned inside out, its members set free, its humors released upon the world.

Free download or read online The Anatomy of Melancholy pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Robert Burton. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this philosophy, psychology story are,/5. BURTON'S ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, a book once the favourite of the learned and the witty, and a source of surreptitious learning, though written on a regular plan, consists chiefly of quotations: the author has honestly termed it a cento.

the anatomy of melancholy what it is with all the kinds, causes, symptoms, prognostics, and several cures of it in three partitions; with their several sections, members, and subsections, philosophically, medicinally, historically opened and cut up by democritus junior [robert burton] with a satirical preface, conducing to the following discourseFile Size: 2MB.

The Anatomy of Melancholy, one of the richest, most inexhaustible books in the English language. Ostensibly an elaborately systematized medical treatise dealing with various morbid mental states — their causes, symptoms, and cures — the Anatomy is much more: a compendium of memorable utterances on the human condition in general, compiled from /5(18).

The Melancholy of Anatomy: Stories by Jackson, Shelley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Anatomy of Melancholy 作者: Robert Burton 出版社: New York Review Books 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分. The Anatomy of Melancholy.

by Robert Burton. (NYRB Classics, £20) Paperback not so much of the week as of the year, of the decade - or, I am inclined to say, of all time. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton Author: Burton, Robert, Title: The Anatomy of Melancholy Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Melancholy -- Early works to. The Anatomy of Melancholy was extensively praised and almost as widely read as the Bible.

Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey of melancholy in all its myriad forms, has invited nothing but superlatives since its publication in the seventeenth century.

/5(8). The Anatomy of Melancholy is difficult to categorize. Its organization is complex, almost incoherent. An outline for each of the three “partitions” of. Burton's learned and satirical The Anatomy of Melancholy (first published in ) is one of the last great works of English prose to have remained unedited.

This volume inaugurates an authoritative edition of the work, which is being prepared by a team of scholars from both sides of the Atlantic. It will be followed by two further volumes of text with textual apparatus, and two. The best nonfiction books: No 98 – The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton () This compelling and occasionally comic study of melancholy became cult reading in the 17th century and has.

In her oddly infantile, solemnly scatological first collection of stories treating the body's four "humors," online fiction diva Jackson (The Patchwork Girl) sends up Robert Burton's sprawling.

The Anatomy of Melancholy is, without a doubt, the best book ever written, bar none. It was compliled from all the books of the 17th century and is not really about melancholy, per se.

It is, rather, Robert Burton's view of mankind and mankind's condition. What’s in The Anatomy of Melancholy?

This is the third edition () of Burton’s increasingly comprehensive text, first published in and expanded from to The work is divided into three sections.

The first considers the nature, symptoms and diverse causes of melancholy.E-BOOK EXCERPT Amusing, touching, and unsettling, The Melancholy of Anatomy is that most wonderful of fictions, one that makes us see the world in an entirely new light.

Here is the body turned inside out, its members set free, its humors released upon the world. The Anatomy of Melancholy, which is presented as a frayed patchwork of texts, is the obvious work of a bibliophile, less original conception than inspired collage.

(“Tis all mine, and none mine,” Burton wrote. “Only the method is myne owne.”) It proved a remarkable popular success, going through six printings in Burton’s lifetime.