The Physiology of Love and Other Writings

The Physiology of Love and Other Writings

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802092892
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 02/16/2008
Series: Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library Series
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.48(d)

About the Author

The late Paolo Mantegazza was a physician, anthropologist, travel writer, novelist, and politician. He was a professor of pathology and anthropology.

Nicoletta Pireddu is the director of the Comparative Literature Program and an associate professor in the Department of Italian at Georgetown University.

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION

A NOTE ON THE TEXTS AND THEIR TRANSLATIONS

TRANSLATOR’S NOTE

SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING

PART ONE

The Physiology of Love

PART TWO

FromOn the Hygienic and Medicinal Virtues of the Coca Plant and on Nervine Nourishment in General

FromOne Day in Madeira: A Page in the Hygiene of Love

FromA Voyage to Lapland with my Friend Stephen Sommier

FromIndia

FromEpicurus: Essay in a Physiology of the BeautifulFromThe Neurosic Century

FromThe Tartuffe Century

FromHead: or, Sowing Ideas to Create New Deeds

FromPolitical Memoirs of a Foot Soldier in the Italian Parliament

FromThe Year 3000: A Dream

FromThe Psychology of Translations’

INDEX

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