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Romantic medicine and John Keats

by Hermione De Almeida

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.,
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Keats, John, 1795-1821 -- Knowledge -- Medicine.,
    • Medicine in literature.,
    • Romanticism -- England.,
    • Medicine -- England -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Literature and medicine -- England -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-402) and indexes.

      StatementHermione de Almeida.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4838.M4 D4 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 418 p. ;
      Number of Pages418
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2226765M
      ISBN 100195063074
      LC Control Number89072153

      Keats, John (), major English poet, despite his early death from tuberculosis at the age of He was born in Keats's poetry describes the beauty of the natural world and arts as the vehicle for his poetic imagination. His skill with poetic imagery and sound reproduces this sensuous experience for his reader. Keats's poetry evolves over his brief career from this love of nature. Hermione De Almeida is the author of Romantic Medicine and John Keats ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Byron and Joyce Through Ho /5(10).

      Keats’s medical training. When Keats was 14 years old he was apprenticed to the family’s doctor, Thomas Hammond. In the summer of Keats moved in above Hammond’s surgery in Edmonton, North London. While an apprentice, Keats would have performed such tasks as making up medicines, cleaning the surgery, preparing leeches (blood-sucking worms that were used to bleed patients), and. It is to be hoped that Nicholas Roe, editor and contributor to John Keats and the Medical Imagination (part of the Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine series) will not be offended by a review that starts by pointing out the potential difficulties experienced by the reader of comparable books. This book is a collection of new.

      Looking for books by John Keats? See all books authored by John Keats, including John Keats: The Complete Poems, and English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions), and more on   A new biography by Western Australia English professor Bob White examines the role that the study of medicine played in John Keats' life and poetry--a subject most Keats biographers, White believes, tend to "gloss over.".


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Romantic medicine and John Keats by Hermione De Almeida Download PDF EPUB FB2

Using original research in scientific treatises, philosophical manuscripts, and political documents, this pioneering study describes the neglected era of revolutionary medicine in Europe through the writings of the English poet and physician, John Keats.

De Almeida explores the four primary concerns of Romantic medicine--the physician's task, the meaning of life, the prescription of disease. Romantic Medicine and John Keats 1st Edition by Hermione de Almeida (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

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The period of Romantic medicine has existed as a hiatus in the history of science. Unified in its intellectual concerns yet conceptually distinct, and spanning the three decades of a recognized era, Romantic medicine has been ignored at once by historians of medicine whose studies end around with the triumph of French mechanism and serniotics in the newly established clinics of the late.

John Keats was a licensed apothecary and general practitioner of medicine. This book addresses the four fundamental intellectual issues of Romantic medicine - the physician's task, the meaning of life, the constituents of health and prescriptions of disease, and evolution of matter and mind - as they find focus and expression in poetry and aesthetic theory/5(5).

Book Review from The New England Journal of Medicine — Book Review. Romantic Medicine and John Keats. By Hermione de Almeida. New York, Oxford University Press, $ Using original research in scientific treatises, philosophical manuscripts, and political documents, this pioneering study describes the neglected era of revolutionary medicine in Europe through the writings of the English poet and physician, John Keats.

By delineating a distinct but unknown era in the history of medicine, charting the poet's milieu within this age, and providing close reading of his poems in these contexts, Romantic Medicine and John Keats illustrates the interdisciplinary bonds between the two healing arts of the Romantic period: medicine.

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He has written widely on John Keats, in books such as Keats and History (), John Keats and the Culture of Dissent () and John Keats. A New Life (). He was for 17 years a Trustee of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association and is Chair of the Keats Foundation.

John Keats (–) wrote lyric poems, such as ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ and ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn,’ that are notable for their vivid imagery and philosophical aspirations. Keats’s poetry became influential after his death and was recognized in the 20th century for its technical and intellectual achievement.

Romantic Medicine and John Keats is a significant contribution not only to Keats studies but to the intellectual history of the Romantic period.”—Leon Waldoff, University of Illinois at Urbana, Keats-Shelley Journal “Romantic Medicine and John Keats is a rich, detailed study of medical knowledge and practice in early nineteenth-century.

Romantic medicine and John Keats. Reviewed by Roy Porter. Author National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD, USA.

Policies and Guidelines | Contact Author: Roy Porter. By delineating a distinct but unknown era in the history of medicine, charting the poet's milieu within this age, and providing close reading of his poems in these contexts, Romantic Medicine and John Keats illustrates the interdisciplinary bonds between the two healing arts of the Romantic period: medicine Brand: Professor of English Hermione de Almeida.

The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. John Keats and the Medical Imagination Nicholas Roe (eds.) This book presents ten new chapters on John Keats's medical imagination, beginning with his practical engagement with dissection and surgery, and the extraordinary poems he wrote during his 'busy time' at Guy's Hospital John Keats was born in London on 31 Octoberthe eldest of Thomas and Frances Jennings Keats’s four children.

Although he died at the age of twenty-five, Keats had perhaps the most remarkable career of any English poet. He published only fifty-four poems, in three slim volumes and a few magazines. But over his short development he took on the challenges of a wide range of poetic forms.

A list of poems by John Keats Born inJohn Keats was an English Romantic poet and author of three poems considered to be among the finest in the English language - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

Romantic Medicine and John Keats is comparably liberated and My summary is a simplification of the interconnec narrow. Keats's poetry is understood as drawing on an im- tions that the book observes between medicine, chemistry, mense range of (sometimes arcane) scientific knowledge physiology, politics, history, life, the universe and every.

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The best poems by Keats selected by Dr Oliver Tearle. John Keats () died when he was just twenty-five years old, but he left behind a substantial body of work, considering he died so young.

Nevertheless, a number of his poems immediately suggest themselves as being among the ‘best’ of his work.Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: De Almeida, Hermione, Romantic medicine and John Keats.

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