The Anatomy of Melancholy

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  • ISBN: 0241533759
  • Author: Robert Burton
  • Publisher: Robert Burton
  • Genre: Biography
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: Unknown
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Burton’s masterpiece, this fully edited, modern edition is published as a landmark hardback volume in Penguin Classics. Robert Burton’s labyrinthine, beguiling, playful masterpiece is his attempt to ‘anatomize and cut up’ every aspect of the condition of melancholy, from which …