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A User S Guide To Melancholy

Author: Mary Ann Lund
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108838847
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400 years after The Anatomy of Melancholy, this book guides readers through Renaissance medicine's disease of the mind.
The Anatomy of Melancholy
Language: en
Pages: 1376
Authors: Robert Burton
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-01 - Publisher: Penguin UK
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Burton's masterpiece, this fully edited, modern edition is published as a landmark hardback volume in Penguin Classics. Robert Burton's labyrinthine, beguiling, playful masterpiece is his attempt to 'anatomize and cut up' every aspect of the condition of melancholy, from which he had suffered throughout his
Language: en
Pages: 341
Authors: F. László Földényi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press
"Földényi's extraordinary Melancholy ... part history of the term melancholy and part analysis of the melancholic disposition, explores many centuries to explore melancholy's ambiguities. Along the way Földényi discovers the unrecognized role melancholy may play as a source of energy and creativity in a well-examined life. Földényi begins with a
The Nature of Melancholy
Language: en
Pages: 373
Authors: Jennifer Radden
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Spanning 24 centuries, this anthology collects over 30 pieces of Western writing about melancholy and related conditions. It unravels an ongoing conversation across centuries and continents as thinkers interpret, respond, and build on each other's work.
A User's Guide to Melancholy
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Mary Ann Lund
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-25 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
400 years after The Anatomy of Melancholy, this book guides readers through Renaissance medicine's disease of the mind.
Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium
Language: en
Pages: 433
Authors: Donald W. Livingston
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-06-22 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Scottish philosopher David Hume claimed that false philosophy leads either to melancholy over the groundlessness of common opinion or delirium over transcending it--while true philosophy leads to wisdom. Here Donald Livingston traces this distinction through all of Hume's writings and reveals its relevance for contemporary discussion.
Saturn and Melancholy
Language: en
Pages: 429
Authors: Raymond Klibansky, Erwin Panofsky, Fritz Saxl
Categories: Human beings
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Nendeln [Switzerland] : Kraus Reprint
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The Melancholy of Resistance
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: László Krasznahorkai
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-06-17 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing
From the winner of the 2015 Man Booker International Prize A powerful, surreal novel, in the tradition of Gogol, about the chaotic events surrounding the arrival of a circus in a small Hungarian town. The Melancholy of Resistance, László Krasznahorkai's magisterial, surreal novel, depicts a chain of mysterious events in
Father Melancholy's Daughter
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Gail Godwin
Categories: Fathers and daughters
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher:
Psykologisk roman om en kvindes udvikling efter at hun er vokset op alene med sin far, som var præst
Melancholy, Love, and Time
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Peter G. Toohey, Peter M. Toohey
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-06 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press
An examination of the effects and meaning of emotional states of distress in ancient literature
The Tears of Things
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Peter Schwenger
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
We surround ourselves with material things that are invested with memories but can only stand for what we have lost. Physical objects—such as one’s own body—situate and define us; yet at the same time they are fundamentally indifferent to us. The melancholy of this rift is a rich source of