ANATOMIA DE LA MELANCOLIA ROBERT BURTON PDF

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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 Melancholy of dee we are to treat, is a habit, a serious ailment, a settled humouras Aurelianus and others call it, not errant, but fixed: In disposition, is that transitory Melancholy which goes and comes upon every hurton 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.

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. It has often been out of print, most notably between and In recent years, increased interest in the book, combined with its status as a public domain work, has resulted in a number of new print editions, most recently a reprinting of the edition by under its.

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Frontispiece for burotn edition. The Anatomy concludes with an extensive index which, many years later, The New York Times Book Review called “a readerly pleasure in itself” [5]. 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.

The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton – Free Ebook

Characteristically, the introduction includes not only an author’s note titled “Democritus Junior to the Reader”but also a Latin poem “Democritus Junior to His Book”a warning to “The Reader Who Employs His Leisure Ill”, an abstract of the following text, and another poem explaining the mwlancolia.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The text is divided into three major sections plus an introduction, the whole written in Burton’s sprawling style.

In attacking his stated subject, Burton drew from nearly every science of his day, including psychology and physiologybut also astronomymeteorologyand theologyand even astrology and demonology. Retrieved from ” https: This article is about the book by Robert Burton. It has often been out of print, most notably between and Synopsis [ ] Burton defined his subject as follows: 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.

Because no original manuscript of the Anatomy has survived, later reprints have drawn more or less faithfully from the editions published during Burton’s life.

Publication [ ] Burton was an obsessive rewriter of his work and published five revised and expanded editions of The Anatomy of Melancholy during his lifetime. Melancholy in this sense is the character of Mortality In which equivocal and improper sense, we call him melancholy, that is dull, sad, sour, lumpish, ill-disposed, melancoliw, any way moved, or displeased.

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Anatomia De La Melancolia / Melancholy’s Anatomy

Much of the book consists of quotations from various ancient and medieval medical authorities, beginning with HippocratesAristotleand Galen. Burton’s solemn tone and his endeavour bruton prove mmelancolia facts by weighty quotations were ridiculed by Laurence Sterne in Tristram Shandy.

Though presented as a medical text, The Anatomy of Melancholy is as much a work of literature as it is a scientific or philosophical text, and Burton addresses far more than his stated subject. A competent Latinist, Burton also included a great deal of Latin poetry in the Anatomyand many of his inclusions from ancient sources are left untranslated in the text. It is encyclopedic in its range and reference.

The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton

Early editions are now in the, with several available in their entirety from mdlancolia number of online sources such as. Hence the Anatomy is filled with more or less pertinent references to the works of others. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Philosophically, Medicinally, Historically, Opened and Cut Up is a book by Robert Burtonfirst published inbut republished five more times over the next seventeen years with massive alterations and expansions.

The following three sections proceed in a similarly exhaustive fashion: Views Read Edit View history. burtton

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