Performing Neurology: The Dramaturgy of Dr Jean-Martin Charcot

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"This text provides a study of Jean-Martin Charcot, a founding figure in the history of neurology as a discipline and a colleague of Sigmund Freud. It argues that Charcot's diagnostic and pedagogic models, explaining both how disease is recognized and described and how to teach the act of neurological diagnosis, should be considered through a theatrical lens. Considering the constitution of the living, moving body in terms of performance, Charcot created a situation whereby the line between deceptive acting and real ...

Performing Neurology: The Dramaturgy of Dr Jean-Martin Charcot 2016, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9781137517616

2016 edition

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