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Author Totaro, Rebecca Carol Noel, 1968-

Title Suffering in paradise : the bubonic plague in English literature from More to Milton / Rebecca Totaro.

Publication Info. Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  820.9356 T717S    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Medieval & Renaissance literary studies
Medieval and Renaissance literary studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-236) and index.
Contents Suffering in plague-time -- The best practices for change -- Thomas More's pestilence in parentheses -- Breath infect breath : plague in Shakespeare's Timon of Athens -- What a great loss in hope? : Jonson's the Alchemist -- Plague in the foundation : building toward the New Atlantis -- Fly from that pestilent destruction : Margaret Cavendish's prescriptions -- Fables and fancies : the style of hope in Bacon and Cavendish -- The rectification of air and the pursuit of paradise.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Plague in literature.
Literature and medicine -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Literature and medicine -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Plague -- Great Britain -- History.
Medicine in literature.
Diseases in literature.
Medicine in Literature -- Great Britain.
History, 16th Century -- Great Britain.
History, 17th Century -- Great Britain.
Plague -- history -- Great Britain.
Utopias -- history -- Great Britain.
ISBN 0820703621 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9780820703626 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
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