The Practical and not-so-practical art of Fashionable Melancholia: From Black Bile to Hamlet [public talk]

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Abstract

Further exploring the themes of diagnosis and treatment highlighted in the exhibition, this talk will sweep through the history of melancholia from its early links with humoral imbalance to the representation of misery in the character of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and beyond. Delivered by members of the Fashionable Diseases research project team at Northumbria University, this talk promises to be fast-paced and fascinating.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2013
EventThe Practical and Not-so Practical Art of Fashionable Melancholia: From Black Bile to Hamlet - Palace Green Library, Durham University
Duration: 28 Feb 2013 → …

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OtherThe Practical and Not-so Practical Art of Fashionable Melancholia: From Black Bile to Hamlet
Period28/02/13 → …

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