Emotions and Health, 1200-1700 (Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions)

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Emotions and Health, 1200-1700 examines theological and medical approaches to the passions as alterations affecting both mind and body. It focuses on sorrow, fear and anger, on constructions of the melancholic subject, and on the effects of music on health.

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Elena Carrera, DPhil (Oxford), is Senior Lecturer in Spanish Golden Age Culture at Queen Mary, University of London, and a founder member of its Centre for the History of the Emotions. She has published on medieval and early modern emotions, mysticism and madness.

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Carrera and her contributors provide an excellent collection of essays [ ] these essays should be essential reading for scholars interested in the history of emotions and the history of the body . John M. Hunt, Utah Valley University. In: Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2014, p. 436."

''Carrera and her contributors provide an excellent collection of essays [...] these essays should be essential reading for scholars interested in the history of emotions and the history of the body''. John M. Hunt, Utah Valley University. In: Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2014, p. 436. "Emotions and Health ... succeeds in achieving its aim of re-examining pre-modern conceptualisation of emotion, and, in doing so, opens up a number of avenues for further research." Bronwyn Reddan, The University of Melbourne. In: Emotions: History, Culture, Society, Vol.1, No.1 (2017), pp. 200-202.

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