The Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Author : Robert Burton
  • Release Date : 01 January 1965
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN 13 :
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The Anatomy of Melancholy

The Anatomy of Melancholy

Author : Robert Burton
Publisher : New York Review of Books
Genre : Psychology
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One of the major documents of modern European civilization, Robert Burton's astounding compendium, a survey of melancholy in all its myriad forms, has invited nothing but superlatives since its publication in the seventeenth century. Lewellyn Powys called it "the greatest work of prose of the greatest period of English prose-writing," ...

A User s Guide to Melancholy

A User s Guide to Melancholy

Author : Mary Ann Lund
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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400 years after The Anatomy of Melancholy, this book guides readers through Renaissance medicine's disease of the mind....

The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy

The Essential Anatomy of Melancholy

Author : Robert Burton
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Genre : Literary Collections
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One of the richest books in the English language, this systematized medical treatise on morbid mental states also features a compendium of memorable utterances on the human condition, compiled from classical, scholastic, and contemporary sources....

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

The 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time

Author : Robert McCrum
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Best books
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100 Best Non Fiction Books has its origins in the recent 2 year-long Observer serial which every week featured a work of non fiction). It is also a companion volume to McCrum's very successful 100 Best Novels published by Galileo in 2015. The list of books starts in 1611 with the King James Bible and ...

Some Anatomies of Melancholy

Some Anatomies of Melancholy

Author : Robert Burton
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Literary Collections
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Not simply an investigation into melancholy, these unique essays form part of a panoramic celebration of human behaviour from the time of the ancients to the Renaissance. God, devils, old age, diet, drunkenness, love and beauty are each given equal consideration in this all-encompassing examination of the human condition. Throughout ...

Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy

Robert Burton and the Transformative Powers of Melancholy

Author : Stephanie Shirilan
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Few English books are as widely known, underread, and underappreciated as Robert Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy. Stephanie Shirilan laments that modern scholars often treat the Anatomy as an unmediated repository of early modern views on melancholy, overlooking the fact that Burton is writing a cento - an ancient ...

Robert Burton   s Rhetoric

Robert Burton s Rhetoric

Author : Susan Wells
Publisher : Penn State Press
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Published in five editions between 1621 and 1651, The Anatomy of Melancholy marks a unique moment in the development of disciplines, when fields of knowledge were distinct but not yet restrictive. In Robert Burton’s Rhetoric, Susan Wells analyzes the Anatomy, demonstrating how its early modern practices of knowledge and persuasion can ...

Keats s Anatomy of Melancholy

Keats s Anatomy of Melancholy

Author : White Robert White
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A detailed study of John Keats's classic volume of poetry published in 1820 considered in the light of the history of melancholyFirst, book-length critical study of John Keats's collection of poems, Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St Agnes, And Other Poems (1820)Considers the anthology as a poetically and thematically unified collection, ...

The Anatomy of Melancholy  Volume 2

The Anatomy of Melancholy Volume 2

Author : Robert Burton
Publisher : Franklin Classics
Genre : Uncategorized
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and ...

The Memory Arts in Renaissance England

The Memory Arts in Renaissance England

Author : William E. Engel,Rory Loughnane,Grant Williams
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Art
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This volume is the first critical anthology of contemporary writings and illustrations about memory in Renaissance England, featuring over seventy texts and over twenty illustrations. It is a valuable resource for students of the memory arts, Renaissance literature, the history of ideas, book history, and art history....