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Most modern editions include many explanatory notes, and translate most of the Latin. In which equivocal and improper sense, we call him melancholy, that is dull, sad, sour, lumpish, ill-disposed, solitary, any way moved, or displeased.
The text is divided into three major sections plus an burrton, the whole written in Burton’s sprawling style.
Anatomia De La Melancolia / Melancholy’s Anatomy
The Anatomy concludes with an extensive index which, many years later, The New York Times Book Robwrt called “a readerly pleasure in itself” . Early editions are now in the, with several available in their entirety from a number of online sources such as.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Much of the book consists of quotations from various ancient and medieval medical authorities, beginning with HippocratesAristotleand Galen.
In disposition, is that transitory Melancholy which goes and comes upon every small occasion of sorrow, need, sickness, trouble, fear, grief, passion, or perturbation of the mind, any manner of care, discontent, or thought, which causes anguish, dulness, heaviness and vexation of spirit, any ways opposite to pleasure, mirth, joy, delight, causing forwardness in us, or a dislike. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
In fact, the Anatomy uses melancholy as the lens through which all human emotion and thought may be scrutinized, and virtually the entire contents of a 17th-century library are marshalled into service of this goal.
Melancholy, the subject of our present discourse, is either in disposition or in. Hence the Anatomy is filled with more or less pertinent references to the works of others.
The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton
Both satirical and serious in tone, the Anatomy is ‘vitalized by Burton’s pervading humour’, and Burton’s digressive and inclusive style, often verging on a, consistently informs and animates the text. Burton’s solemn tone and his endeavour to prove indisputable facts by weighty quotations were ridiculed by Laurence Sterne in Tristram Shandy.
The Anatomy of Melancholy is an especially lengthy book, the first lz being a single quarto volume nearly pages long; subsequent editions were even longer. Retrieved from ” https: This Melancholy of which we are to treat, is a habit, a serious ailment, a settled humouras Aurelianus and others call it, not errant, but fixed: In attacking his stated subject, Anatkmia drew from nearly every science of his day, including psychology and physiologybut also astronomymeteorologyand theologyand even astrology and demonology.
It has often been out of print, most notably between and Synopsis [ ] Burton defined his subject as follows: Burton was an obsessive rewriter of his work and published five revised and expanded editions of The Anatomy of Melancholy during his lifetime. The Anatomy of Melancholy, What it is: In disposition, is that transitory Melancholy which goes and comes upon every small occasion of sorrow, need, sickness, trouble, fear, grief, passion, or perturbation of the mind, any manner of care, discontent, or thought, which causes anguish, dulness, heaviness and vexation of anaatomia, any bruton opposite to pleasure, mirth, joy, delight, causing forwardness in oa, or a dislike.
In which equivocal and improper sense, we call him melancholy, that is dull, sad, sour, lumpish, ill-disposed, solitary, any way moved, or displeased. Views Read Edit View history.
In his satirical preface to the reader, Burton’s persona and pseudonym ‘Democritus Junior’ explains, ‘I write of melancholy by being busy to avoid melancholy.
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me,ancolia On its surface, the book is presented as a medical textbook in which Burton gobert his vast and varied learning, in the scholastic manner, to the subject of melancholia which includes, antaomia it is not limited to, what is now termed clinical depression. Although presented as a medical text, The Anatomy of Melancholy is as much a sui generis work of literature as it is a scientific or philosophical text, and Burton addresses far more than his stated subject. This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat It has often been out of print, most notably between and The Anatomy of Melancholy full title: In his satirical preface to the reader, Burton’s persona and pseudonym “Democritus Junior” explains, “I write of melancholy by being busy to avoid melancholy.
Philosophically, Medicinally, Rrobert, Opened and Cut Up is a book by, first published inbut republished four more times over the next seventeen years with massive alterations and expansions.