Melodies and maladies: reflections on Shakespeare and his portrayal of disease and death
AbstractShakespeare has long been acknowledged to be a pioneer in understanding the functions and dysfunctions of the human mind. However, very little discussion has centered on his knowledge of the physical science of medicine. In this article the authors reflect on Shakespeare’s portrayal of diseases and death in his work and conclude that he had significant knowledge of the contemporary medical sciences.
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Chatterjee, P., & Seth, B. (2014). Melodies and maladies: reflections on Shakespeare and his portrayal of disease and death. Research & Humanities in Medical Education, 1(1), 22-24. Retrieved from https://www.rhime.in/ojs/index.php/rhime/article/view/28
History of Medicine
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