The Resource Galen and the rhetoric of healing, Susan P. Mattern

Galen and the rhetoric of healing, Susan P. Mattern

Label
Galen and the rhetoric of healing
Title
Galen and the rhetoric of healing
Statement of responsibility
Susan P. Mattern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
610.938
Index
index present
LC call number
R126.G8
LC item number
M38 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Galen and the rhetoric of healing, Susan P. Mattern
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-268) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The stories in context -- Society and culture. Galen's life ; Diseases and death in Rome ; Galen and Greek culture ; Galen's corpus ; Galen's audience : "friends and companions" ; Professionalism and social status -- Narrative and medicine. Hippocratic case histories ; Case histories after the Hippocratic corpus ; Inscriptions and the Cult of Asclepius ; Written tradition and clinical experience ; Case histories in Galen's work ; Memory and autobiography -- Place and time -- Context and authenticity -- Place. City ; Country ; Houses -- Time. Chronology ; Medical time ; Time and narrative structure -- The contest : rivals, specators, and judges -- Agon -- Rivals. Other physicians ; Confrontation ; Demonstrating superiority -- Audience. Witness and judge ; The addressee ; Friends ; Rivals and patients ; Family and household ; Husbands, fathers, and masters -- Failure -- Case history and healing narrative -- The patient -- Presenting the patient. Names and terms ; Temperament and constitution ; Age ; Sex : female patients ; Social information ; Conclusion -- The patient as character. The patient's perspective ; The patient's lifestyle ; Character and emotion ; Conclusion -- Physician and patient -- The physician's perspective : "I" and "we" -- Physician and patient. Intimacy ; Obedience ; Perceiving the patient -- Fever -- Conclusion -- Appendix A. Works cited from Galen's corpus -- Appendix B. Table of cases
Control code
ocn547580551
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 279 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801896347
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35766359
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)547580551
  • pebcs0801896347

Library Locations

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