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The hospital of incurable madness = L'hospedale de' pazzi incurabili (1586) / by Tomaso Garzoni ; translated and notes by Daniela Pastina and John W. Crayton ; introduction by Monica Calabritto.

Author/Creator:
Garzoni, Tomaso, 1549?-1589.
Publication:
Tempe : Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies ; Turnhout, Belgium : In collaboration with Brepols, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 251 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) ; v. 352.
Arizona studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance; v. 26.
Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series)
Arizona studies in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
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Standardized Title:
Ospidale de' pazzi incurabili. English
Other Title:
Hospedale de' pazzi incurabili
Subjects:
Psychiatry -- Early works to 1900.
Contents:
Dedication to Signor Bernardino Paterno
Dedicatory poems by Policriti
Author's prologue to the spectators
Universal madness
The frenetic or delirious : Minerva
The melancholic and savage : Jupiter
The lazy and good-for-nothing : Apollo
The drunkards : Abstemius
The forgetful and demented : Charon
The dumb, vacant, and lifeless : Sentinius
The round-headed, gross, and simple-minded : Ox of Egypt
The idiots and air-heads : Samian ewe
The jerks and giddies : Bubona
The clumsy and fatuous : Fatuellus
The perverts : Themis
The spiteful and tarot types : Nemesis
The ridiculous : Risius
The vainglorious : Juno
The fakers and jokers : Mercury
The lunatics or episodic crazies : Hecate
The love-mad : Cupid
The desperate : Venilia
The heteroclites, the odd, lame-brained, and the done-for : Vulcan
The buffoons : Fabulanus
The merry, sweet, facetious, and loving : Bacchus
The capricious and frenzied : Tisifone
The violent and beastly : in need of ropes and chains : Mars
The over-the-top and triple-refined : Volutina
The obstinate, like a mule : Minos
The hairless : Rhadamanthus
The unbridled, like a horse : Hippona
The extravagant, extreme, and witless : Hercules
The diabolical : those-deserving-of-the-gallows-a-thousand-times-over : Pluto
On madness in women
Thee poems on madness.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Pastina, Daniela.
Crayton, John W.
ISBN:
9780866984003
0866984003
OCLC:
266931392