Title

Bodies in Play: Shakespeare's Depiction of Illness

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Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

10-24-2017

Disciplines

Literature in English, British Isles | Medical Humanities

Abstract

Two members of Marian University's Department of English, Marcia Eppich-Harris, Ph.D., and Diane Prenatt, Ph.D. gave a presentation entitled Bodies in Play: Shakespeare's Depiction of Illness. The presentation explored medicine during Shakespeare's lifetime and looked at the portrayal of illness within his work. The presentation coincided with the National Library of Medicine exhibition, "And There's the Humor of it": Shakespeare and the Four Humors, which the Mother Theresa Hackelmeier Memorial Library hosted from October 24, 2017 - December 2, 2017.

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