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!!> Reading ➽ Shakespeares Tremor and Orwells Cough ➶ Author John J. Ross – Brazilianportuguesetranslator.us

Shakespeares Tremor and Orwells Cough PDF Shakespeares Tremor And Orwells Cough By John J Ross Vinoschilenos.eu The Doctor Suddenly Appeared Beside Will, Startling Him He Was Sleek And Prosperous, With A Dainty Goatee Though He Smiled Reassuringly, The Poet Noticed That He Kept A Safe Distance In A Soothing, Urbane Voice, The Physician Explained The Treatment Stewed Prunes To Evacuate The Bowels Succulent Meats To Ease Digestion Cinnabar And The Sweating Tub To Cleanse The Disease From The Skin The Doctor Warned Of Minor Side Effects Uncontrolled Drooling, Fetid Breath, Bloody Gums, Shakes And Palsies Yet Desperate Diseases Called For Desperate Remedies, Of Course.Were Shakespeare S Shaky Handwriting, His Obsession With Venereal Disease, And His Premature Retirement Connected Did John Milton Go Blind From His Propaganda Work For The Puritan Dictator Oliver Cromwell, As He Believed, Or Did He Have A Rare And Devastating Complication Of A Very Common Eye Problem Did Jonathan Swift S Preoccupation With Sex And Filth Result From A Neurological Condition That Might Also Explain His Late Life Surge In Creativity What Victorian Plague Wiped Out The Entire Bront Family What Was The Cause Of Nathaniel Hawthorne S Sudden Demise Were Herman Melville S Disabling Attacks Of Eye And Back Pain The Product Of Nervous Affections, As His Family And Physicians Believed, Or Did He Actually Have A Malady That Was Unknown To Medical Science Until Well After His Death Was Jack London A Suicide, Or Was His Death The Product Of A Series Of Self Induced Medical Misadventures Why Did W B Yeats S Doctors Dose Him With Toxic Amounts Of Arsenic Did James Joyce Need Several Horrific Eye Operations Because Of A Strange Autoimmune Disease Acquired From A Dublin Streetwalker Did Writing Nineteen Eighty Four Actually Kill George Orwell The Bard Meets House, M.D In This Fascinating Untold Story Of The Impact Of Disease On The Lives And Works Of Some The Finest Writers In The English Language In Shakespeare S Tremor And Orwell S Cough , John Ross Cheerfully Debunks Old Biographical Myths And Suggests Fresh Diagnoses For These Writers Real Life Medical Mysteries The Author Takes Us Way Back, When Leeches Were Used For Bleeding And Cupping Was A Common Method Of Cure, To A Time Before Vaccinations, Sterilized Scalpels, Or Real Drug Regimens With A Healthy Dose Of Gross Descriptions And A Deep Love For The Literary Output Of These Ten Greats, Ross Is The Doctor These Writers Should Have Had In Their Time Of Need.

!!> Reading ➽ Shakespeares Tremor and Orwells Cough  ➶ Author John J. Ross – Brazilianportuguesetranslator.us
  • Hardcover
  • 291 pages
  • Shakespeares Tremor and Orwells Cough
  • John J. Ross
  • English
  • 15 October 2018
  • 0312600763

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  1. says:

    I thought this was a terrific read Dr Ross correlated the clinicopathologic details with the lives of the famous authors, and offered up his interpretation of the most likely diagnoses He provides logical evidence for his conclusions, in a way reminiscent of the Clinicopathologic Conferences of the New England Journal of Medicine But these are wayinteresting to read.I liked how he integrated the medical details with the biographical details.For instance, through logical deduction he sho I thought this was a terrific read Dr Ross correlated the clinicopathologic details with the lives of the famous authors, and offered up his interpretation...


  2. says:

    At first I was v dubious about this, but there are so many of my favourite literary figures Joyce, Yeats, Charlotte Bronte, Orwell, Swift I couldn t resist What saves this book is the prose style it s not really visible in the original article that sparked off the book, about Shakespeare, here but his writing is witty and vivid He does overdiagnose everyone with Asperger s, but also make...


  3. says:

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  4. says:

    I m a sucker for off the wall non fiction, particularly when it is related to infectious diseases, medicine, chaos theory, and interesting historical figures This is in the first two and last of those buckets The book is easy to digest in vignettes that are presented in the form of chapters about famous authors and their suspected or known diseases of which they suffered that likely had strong influences on their writing and overall temperament and approach to life The writers discussed are I m a sucker for off the wall non fiction, particularly when it is related to infectious diseases, medicine, chaos theory, and interesting historical figures This is in the first two and last of those buckets...


  5. says:

    Through details of famous writers medical maladies, John Ross explores their lives and literary works What killed George Orwell the stress of writing 1984, the damp and dreary weather on the Scottish island of Jura, or bad treatments for a childhood illness If Milton had not gone blind, would he have written Paradise Lost Did Jack London s self medication lead to his physical weakening and eventual death Also under investigation are Shakespeare s syphilis, Jonathan Swift s dementia, the Br Through details of famous writers medical maladies, John Ross explores their lives and literary works What killed George Orwell the stress of writing 1984, the damp and dreary weather on the Scottish island of Jura, or bad treatments for a childhood illness If Milton had not gone blind, would he have written Paradise Lost Did Jack London s self medication lead to his physical weakening and eventual death Also under investigation are Shakespeare s syphilis, Jonathan Swift s dementia, the Bront sisters tuberculosis, Nathaniel Hawthorne s stomach cancer, and the many maladies of Herman Melville As well as plenty of interesting detail about writers lives, there are tidbits about medicine through the ages, such as the Ancient Roman method of treating venereal disease.The author is the Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, so he certainly knows his science what s wonderful about this book is...


  6. says:

    Dr Ross, a physician and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School has written a fascinating study of the ailments that afflicted several famed writers such as Shakespeare, Swift, Orwell, Joyce, London, Hawthorne and others The methods and medications that people were subjected to in earlier days range from the effective to the horrific Effective, strangely, was the early use of hot tubs to fight the syphilis bacilli which was actually heat sensitive Horrific included potion D...


  7. says:

    I didn t think this subject would be as interesting as it turned out to be Dr Ross tries to piece together what illnesses may have afflicted different writers I was thoroughly saddened by the difficulties they all went through The Bronte family especially, and of those, Emily s story was the most tragic What surprised me the most was that reading about James Joyce actually made me want to look Finnegan s Wake or Ulysses up...


  8. says:

    Started out well, but then degenerated to an author s rant and lecture I felt like I was in med school The author obviously likes Oliver Wendall Holmes, as that physician can do no wrong Nearly every author is either bi polar...


  9. says:

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  10. says:

    The dominant literary theory in the 20th century was the New Criticism, which taught that text was all, that the life and times of the author had little importance to the appreciation of art Yet many readers ignore this too precious idea and assume that the writer is inspired by circumstances Biography can lead to a greater appreciation of the work In Dr John Ross medical biography of a handful of great English authors, he accounts for some of the well known as well as the highly speculativ The dominan...

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