The Surgeon in Medieval English Literature / Edition 1by J. Citrome, Bonnie Wheeler
Pub. Date: 06/05/2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Jeremy Citrome employs the language of contemporary psychoanalysis to explain how surgical metaphors became an important tool of ecclesiastical power in the wake of the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215. Pastoral, theological, recreational, and medical writings are among the texts discussed in this wide-ranging study.
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