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Additions and revisions in the second edition of Burton"s Anatomy of melancholy

Robert Gordon Hallwachs

Additions and revisions in the second edition of Burton"s Anatomy of melancholy

a study of Burton"s chief interests and of his style as shown in his revisions.

by Robert Gordon Hallwachs

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Published in [Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burton, Robert, -- 1577-1640.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 194, iv leaves.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19151349M

    A labor of love taking much of Burton's life to write and revise, "The Anatomy of Melancholy" is an expansive, informative, and eccentric work of genius first published in Burton was an English churchman and a scholar, and his depth and breadth of knowledge is readily apparent in this inexhaustible book/5(19). "Doubtlessly, the Clarendon edition of Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy will be the standard text of the work for a long time and greatly benefit critics and students. The bibliographical work shows great care and thought, and the textual apparatus is as comprehensive as a modern publisher is likely to produce."--Price: $

      The Anatomy of Melancholy comes up smiling The Anatomy of Melancholy has been called the 'book to end all books'. But can Robert Burton's vast 17th-century classic really work as a . This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (scholar). This is one of the first treatises on Melancholy—in contemporary language called emotional depression.

    Buy Anatomy of Melancholy: A Selection New edition by Burton, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(62). "A must for all major libraries."--Choice "The three volumes comprising this portion of the Clarendon edition (two volumes of commentary are yet to come) provide the most thorough, scholarly, and useful edition of Burton's Anatomy ever produced. The editors' foresight and insight amazes, and the physical text itself is as presentable and readable as : Hardcover.


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Additions and revisions in the second edition of Burton"s Anatomy of melancholy by Robert Gordon Hallwachs Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second volume of Burton's masterful work, The Anatomy of Melancholy, this edition includes the text and textual apparatus for The Second Partition. Burton furnishes the full spectrum of cures for melancholy, outlining and analyzing the symptoms and causes of the disorder in the same format as in the first partition.

The Anatomy of Melancholy quickly became one of the most popular books of the seventeenth-century and is still an influential work in the study of mental illness and depression. Although Burton described his subject as ‘melancholy’, his work explores a wide array of afflictions, one of which would be referred to today as depression.

The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton (NYRB Classics, £20) Paperback not so much of the week as of the year, of the decade - or, I am inclined to say, of all time. The Anatomy of Melancholy, in all of its distracting confusion, is finally something of a mercy, and it is the only mercy to be found within its confines." - Stanley E.

Fish, in Self-Consuming Artifacts ""I write of melancholy, by being busy to avoid melancholy," explained Robert Burton, author of that rollicking compendium The Anatomy of.

THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY by Burton, Robert [Democritus Junior] Seller First Folio Published Condition Spines with some light soil, else quite ffesh and crisp copies, uncut and unopened.

These are very difficult to find in nice co Edition Limited to copies, this no. Item Price $. Burton's learned and satirical The Anatomy of Melancholy (first published in ) is one of the last great works of English prose to have remained unedited. This volume inaugurates an authoritative edition of the work, which is being prepared by a team of scholars from both sides of the Atlantic.

It will be followed by two further volumes of text with textual apparatus, and two volumes of. The anatomy of melancholy: what it is, with all the kinds, causes, symptoms, prognostics, and several cures of it: in three partitions, with their several sections, members, and subsections, philosophically, medically, historically opened and cut up: with a satirical preface, conducing to the following discourse.

Robert Burton (8 February – 25 January ) was an English scholar at Oxford University, best known for the classic The Anatomy of was also the incumbent of St Thomas the Martyr, Oxford, and of Seagrave in mater: Brasenose College, Oxford.

Usually available only in expensive private editions and nineteenth century complilations, the New York Review Books paperback edition of Robert Burton's "The Anatomy of Melancholy" is handy and relatively cheap. It reprints the sixth and final edition that Burton issued, each edition expanding with afterthoughts by the author/5(84).

English: Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy,2nd edition. The frontispiece is an allegorical work, explained within the book. The frontispiece is an allegorical work, explained within the book. Anatomy of Melancholy, The, exposition by Robert Burton, published in and expanded and altered in five subsequent editions (,/52).

In the first part of the treatise, Burton defines the “inbred malady” of melancholy, discusses its causes, and sets down the symptoms. Description. The huge and encyclopaedic Anatomy of Melancholy was produced by the English clergyman Robert Burton (–).

It explores a dizzying assortment of mental afflictions, including what might now be called depression. Burton considers melancholy to be an ‘inbred malady’ in all of us and admits that he is ‘not a little offended’ by it himself (p.

• The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton is published by New York Review Books (£20). To order a copy for £17 go to or. Unius ætatis sunt quæ fortiter fiunt, quæ vero pro utilitate Reipub. scribuntur, æterna or a soldier's work lasts for an age, a scholar's for ever Vigetius, quoted in Burton, Anatomy of Melancholy I was given this book five years ago by my best friend/college roomate for my birthday.

He gave me a beautiful John C. Nimmo, edition with Morocco spine labels/5(K). Robert Burton was an English scholar, born in Entered Brasenose College, Oxford, Student of Christ Church, ; B.D., and Vicar of St.

Thomas's, Oxford,and rector of Seagrave from until his death in Best known for writing The Anatomy of Melancholy.4/5(). Most textbook publishers release new editions of their textbooks every three to four years.

These new editions will occasionally have substantial changes but are often not very different from the. Burton’s The Anatomy of Melancholy, which was first published in and reissued in several subsequent editions in the 17th century, was a vast, erudite behemoth of a book.

The Anatomy expanded relentlessly in Burton’s lifetime, since he constantly reworked the text and added extra material to each new : Michael Edwards. Complete summary of Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Anatomy of Melancholy. THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY - 9 - MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR. ROBERT BURTON was the son of Ralph Burton, of an ancient and genteel family at Lindley, in Leicestershire, and was born there on the 8th of February, [1] He received the first rudiments of learning at the free school of Sutton Coldfield,File Size: 2MB.

Robert Burton's The anatomy of melancholy, first completed inappears to be a medical work, but is described in the Tudor edition of by Floyd Dell and Paul Jordan-Smith (Tudor Publishing Company, New York) as 'a sort of literary cosmos, an omnium gatherum, a compendium of everything that caught the fancy of the scholar abounding in quaint conceits, excerpts and quotations'/5(28).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Burton, Robert, Title: The Anatomy of Melancholy Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature.He was also the vicar of St.

Thomas, Oxford, and the rector of Seabrave, Leicestershire. The first edition of The Anatomy of Melancholy appeared in and was an immediate popular success.

Burton continued to revise and add to his great book, which went through a further five editions, until his death/5(83).Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy and Burtoniana. A Checklist of a Part of the Collection in Memory of Sarah Bixby Smith (). Compiled by Paul Jordan-Smith. Assisted by Margaret Mulhauser.

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