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The Silence of the Body: Materials for the Study of Medicine

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In The Silence of the Body, the Italian writer Guido Ceronetti trenchantly sifts through the miscellany of fact, legend, folk wisdom, and literary artifice by which cultures past and present have grappled with that most enigmatic of subjects, the human body. Long a student of ancient and classic writings, Ceronetti has culled their texts for the light they shed on the body's mysteries. He has indulged, too, his passion for the bizarre and his gift for sharp and memorable language. The result is a compendium of aphoristic ...

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The Silence of the Body: Materials for the Study of Medicine
1993, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374264055

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