Exceptional bodies in early modern culture : concepts of monstrosity before the advent of the normal /

Drawing on a rich array of textual and visual primary sources-including medicine, satire, play script, dictionaries, natural philosophy, and texts on collecting wonders-this book provides a fresh perspective on monstrosity in early modern European culture. The essays explore how exceptional bodies c...

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Other Authors: Bondestam, Maja (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2020]
Series:Monsters & marvels
Online Access:CONNECT