Offering fresh readings of numerous Neo-Latin texts, Medical Analogy in Latin Satire provides an introduction to medical issues in the tradition of Latin satire.
The book explores what functions physical diseases and peculiarities had in early modern satires and how satire was considered as a form of healing instruction.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 214 pages, 1 Illustrations, black and white; IX, 214 p. 1 illus.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 16/09/2009
- Category: Literary studies: classical, early & medieval
- ISBN: 9780230228122