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the psychological structure of romance begins by tracing the development "of the medical disorder irst known in the Latin west as amor hereos lovesickness rom its earliest "the medical disorder irst known in the Latin west as amor hereos lovesickness rom its earliest in Greek and Arabic medicine to its translation into the Latin medical tradition Drawing on this detailed historical material th. This book offers a newINVESTIGATING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STRUCTURE OF ROMANCE
of early modern romance in light of historically contemporary accounts of mind and specifically the medical tradition of love melancholy The book argues that the medical profile of the "Melancholic Lover Provides An "loverREADING OF EARLY MODERN ROMANCE IN
Provides An Context Foran context or the characteristic patterns of romance narrative deferral epistemological uncertainty and the endless uest or a uasi phantasmic belove. E book considers three important modern romances "ariosto's orlando urioso gerusalemme liberata and spenser's "Orlando Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata and Faerie ueene concluding with a brief consideration of the significance of this literary and medical legacy Slavery Reborn for Romanticism Most broadly the interdisciplinary nature of this study allows the author to investigate the central critical problem of early modern subjectivity in substantially new wa.