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The Poetics of Anatomy: John Donne’s Dissection of the Male Body

Jamie McKinstry

in The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786940520
eISBN:
9781789629170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940520.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Jamie McKinstry examines the early modern history of anatomical dissection as an exploratory process of formalising knowledge and of encountering the unexpected within. The sixteenth-century journey ... More


The Pope's Anatomy Museum

in The Lady Anatomist: The Life and Work of Anna Morandi Manzolini

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520810
eISBN:
9780226520841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520841.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter, which reports the story of Pope Benedict XIV's Anatomy Museum as a frame for the origins and distinctions of Anna Morandi's anatomical practice, explores the sanctioned visions of the ... More


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