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The Resource The Prince's Body : Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine, Valeria Finucci

The Prince's Body : Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine, Valeria Finucci

Label
The Prince's Body : Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine
Title
The Prince's Body
Title remainder
Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine
Statement of responsibility
Valeria Finucci
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Using four notorious moments in the life of Duke Vincenzo Gonzaga of Mantua, Valeria Finucci explores changing early modern concepts of sexuality, reproduction, beauty, and aging. She deftly marries salacious tales with historical analysis to tell a broader story of Italian Renaissance cultural adjustments and obsessions
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Biographical or historical data
FinucciValeria: Valeria Finucci is Professor of Italian and Theater Studies and Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Duke University
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Finucci, Valeria,
Dewey number
610.945
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
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  • Aging
  • Beauty, Personal
  • Human body
  • Human reproduction
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Medieval
  • Rejuvenation
  • Renaissance
  • Renaissance
Label
The Prince's Body : Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine, Valeria Finucci
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Epilogue Unwrapping the Body
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Introduction. Staging the Body
  • 1. The Virgin Cure Manual Exams and Early Modern Surgeons
  • 2. The Aesthetic Cure Skin Disease, Noses, and the Invention of Plastic Surgery
  • 3. The Comfort Cure Managing Pain and Catarrh at the Spa
  • 4. The Sexual Cure Searching for a Viagra in the New World
Control code
ocn979969933
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674735668
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)979969933
Label
The Prince's Body : Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine, Valeria Finucci
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Epilogue Unwrapping the Body
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Introduction. Staging the Body
  • 1. The Virgin Cure Manual Exams and Early Modern Surgeons
  • 2. The Aesthetic Cure Skin Disease, Noses, and the Invention of Plastic Surgery
  • 3. The Comfort Cure Managing Pain and Catarrh at the Spa
  • 4. The Sexual Cure Searching for a Viagra in the New World
Control code
ocn979969933
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674735668
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)979969933

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