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Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of famous writers, John J. Ross, M.D

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Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of famous writers
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Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough
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the medical lives of famous writers
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John J. Ross, M.D
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Title
Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough
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Evaluates the mysterious medical conditions that plagued 10 of the English language's most heralded writers, from the possible reasons for Shakespeare's quirky handwriting and the source of John Milton's blindness to Jonathan Swift's alleged neurological problems and the alternate cause of Jack London's demise
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contains biographical information
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DLC
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820.9
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR106
LC item number
.R59 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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the medical lives of famous writers
Shakespeare's tremor and Orwell's cough : the medical lives of famous writers, John J. Ross, M.D
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-277) and index
Contents
The hardest knife ill-used : Shakespeare's tremor -- Exil'd from light : the blindness of John Milton -- dying from the top down : the dementia of Jonathan Swift -- Some sweet poisoned breeze had passed into her lungs : the Brontës and tuberculosis -- dismal labyrinth of doubt : the strange death of Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Perilous outpost of the sane : the many maladies of Herman Melville -- Sex and the dead : brucellosis, arsenic, and William Butler Yeats -- Medical misadventures of an amateur M.D. : Jack London's death by hubris -- An infamous private ailment : the venereal afflictions of James Joyce -- "The disease which was bound to claim me sooner or later" : Orwell's cough
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ocn778422341
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22 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 291 p.
Isbn
9780312600761
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(hardcover)
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2012026577
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ill.

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