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Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic: Medical Narratives on the Early Modern English Stage by Todd H. J. Pettigrew (review)

Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic: Medical Narratives on the Early Modern English Stage by... Heer ff nan • Book Reviews 161 Westphal, Bertrand. Geocriticism: Real and Fictional Spaces. Trans. Robert T. Tally Jr. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2.007 Willes, Richard. “To the ryght, noble and excellent Lady, Lady Brigit, Countesse of Bed- forde, my singuler good Lady and Mystresse.” In The History of Trauayle in the West and East Indies. London, 1. s 775 igs. ii–vii. Williams, Garreth. “Ovid’s Exilic Poetry: Worlds Apart.” In Brill’s Companion to Ovid. Ed. Barbara Weiden Boyd. Leiden: Brill, 2002. 33– 7 1 8 . Todd H. J. Pettigrew. Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic: Medical Narratives on the Early Modern English Stage. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2. 1 700 97 pages. $5. 8 .00 Rev iewe d by C a rol F. He f fe r n a n Todd Pettigrew’s Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic studies the medical practitioners that appear in Shakespeare’s plays in the context of tracts and vernacular medical texts that were part of the debate on medical practice sparked by the establishment of the College of Physicians of London in the early sixteenth century. The College of Physicians attempted to establish a hierarchy of medical practitioners with themselves at the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies University of Pennsylvania Press

Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic: Medical Narratives on the Early Modern English Stage by Todd H. J. Pettigrew (review)

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Heer ff nan • Book Reviews 161 Westphal, Bertrand. Geocriticism: Real and Fictional Spaces. Trans. Robert T. Tally Jr. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2.007 Willes, Richard. “To the ryght, noble and excellent Lady, Lady Brigit, Countesse of Bed- forde, my singuler good Lady and Mystresse.” In The History of Trauayle in the West and East Indies. London, 1. s 775 igs. ii–vii. Williams, Garreth. “Ovid’s Exilic Poetry: Worlds Apart.” In Brill’s Companion to Ovid. Ed. Barbara Weiden Boyd. Leiden: Brill, 2002. 33– 7 1 8 . Todd H. J. Pettigrew. Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic: Medical Narratives on the Early Modern English Stage. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2. 1 700 97 pages. $5. 8 .00 Rev iewe d by C a rol F. He f fe r n a n Todd Pettigrew’s Shakespeare and the Practice of Physic studies the medical practitioners that appear in Shakespeare’s plays in the context of tracts and vernacular medical texts that were part of the debate on medical practice sparked by the establishment of the College of Physicians of London in the early sixteenth century. The College of Physicians attempted to establish a hierarchy of medical practitioners with themselves at the

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Journal for Early Modern Cultural StudiesUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: Oct 1, 2019

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