A Review of “Rhetoric and Medicine in Early Modern Europe”, Stephen Pender and Nancy S. Struever (eds.).

My latest book review…

A Review of  Rhetoric and Medicine in Early Modern Europe  edited by Stephen Pender and Nancy S. Struever.  Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity Series  (Farnham, UK & Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2012).  Review by Karin Susan Fester.

Review published in  Seventeenth-Century News   [2013] Vol. 71, Nos. 3 & 4.

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The book, the first of its kind, is a collection of essays that concentrates on the intimate relationship between medicine and rhetoric in early modern Europe.  Each of the essays—ten in total—in this volume make a valuable contribution to the field of seventeenth-century studies, medical rhetoric, and scientific cultures, as well as philosophy…   

To read the entire review Click  HERE .  And click the image above to see more info about the book at Ashgate Publishing.

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