Further Reading

Over the past few years, I’ve compiled a list of works that mention Helkiah Crooke. Some are biographical, some are concerned with his time as Keeper of Bethlehem Hospital, but most engage with Mikrokosmographia. I’ve included specific page numbers that mention Crooke in square brackets at the end of those entries for which I have them. Please let me know if you have anything to add to this list.

Birken, William. “Crooke, Helkiah (1576-1648).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford UP, 2004. Web. 22 Feb. 2010.

Cregan, Kate. “Blood and Circuses.” Images of the Corpse: From the Renaissance to Cyberspace. Madison: Popular, 2004. 39-62. Print.

—. The Theatre of the Body: Staging Death and Embodying Life in Early Modern London. Turnhout: Brepols, 2009. Print.

Fisher, Will. Materializing Gender in Early Modern English Literature and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006. Print. [pp. 8, 15, 70, 102, 105, 106, 108, 122, 123, 167, 170]

Furdell, Elizabeth Lane. Publishing and Medicine in Early Modern England. New York: U of Rochester P, 2002. Print. [p. 52]

Furdell, Elizabeth Lane, ed. Textual Healing: Essays on Medieval and Early Modern Medicine. Leiden: Brill, 2005. Print. [pp. 159-60]

Harvey, Elizabeth. “Sensational Bodies, Consenting Organs: Helkiah Crooke’s Incorporation of Spenser.” Spenser Studies 18 (2003): 295-314. Print.

Hillman, David, and Carla Mazzio, eds. The Body in Parts: Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe. New York: Routledge, 1997. Print. [pp. xii, xv, xviii, 35, 42, 84, 100n. 20, 112-25 passim, 142n. 23, 201, 285-309 passim]

Kalof, Linda, and William Bynum, eds. A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance. Oxford: Berg, 2010. Print. Vol. 3 of A Cultural History of the Human Body. [pp. 68, 107, 108, 100]

Keller, Eve. Generating Bodies and Gendered Selves: The Rhetoric of Reproduction in Early Modern England. Seattle: U of Washington P, 2007. Print. In Vivo: The Cultural Mediations of Biomedical Science. [Chapter Two, “Subjectified Parts and Supervenient Selves: Rewriting Galenism in Crooke’s Microcosmographia,” pp. 47-70]

Laqueur, Thomas. Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud. 1990. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1992. Print. [pp. 90, 105]

Mazzio, Carla. The Inarticulate Renaissance: Language Trouble in an Age of Eloquence. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2009. Print. [In Chapter Five, “Feeling Inarticulate: On Communal Vulnerability and the Sense of Touch in Lingua and Hamlet,” pp. 175-214]

O’Donoghue, Edward Geoffrey. The Story of Bethlehem Hospital from its Foundation in 1247. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1914. Print. [pp. 156-60, 164-8, 372, 396, 397]

O’Malley, C. D. “Helkiah Crooke, MD, FRCP, 1576–1648.” Bulletin of the History of Medicine 42 (1968): 1–18. Print.

Pelling, Margaret. Medical Conflicts in Early Modern London: Patronage, Physicians, and Irregular Practitioners, 1550-1640. With Frances White. Oxford: Clarendon, 2003. Print. [pp. 28, 30 n., 54, 58 n., 70, 111 n., 124 n., 126-27, 222, 278, 283 n., 285 n.]

Rhodes, Neil, and Jonathan Sawday, eds. The Renaissance Computer: Knowledge Technology in the First Age of Print. London: Routledge, 2000. Print. [pp. 35, 40 (n. 32), 187, 191 (n. 14), 192 (n. 23), 207]

Sawday, Jonathan. The Body Emblazoned: Dissection and the Human Body in Renaissance Culture. London: Routledge, 1995. Print. [pp. 110, 111, 131, 136-7, 167-9, 225-6, 258]

Schroeder, Lori Haslem. “Monstrous Issues: The Uterus as Riddle in Early Modern Medical Texts.” The Female Body in Medicine and Literature. Eds. Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2011. 34-50. Print. [pp. 40, 41, 43-4]

Staub, Susan C. “Surveilling the Secrets of the Female Body: The Contest for Reproductive Authority in the Popular Press of the Seventeenth Century.” The Female Body in Medicine and Literature. Ed. Andrew Mangham and Greta Depledge. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2011. 51-68. Print.

Thomas, Keith. Man and the Natural World: Changing Attitudes in England 1500-1800. London: Penguin, 1983. Print. [p. 40]

Willoughby, Edwin Eliott. A Printer of Shakespeare: The Books and Times of William Jaggard. New York: Dutton, 1934. Print.



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