The Secret Wound: Love-Melancholy and Early Modern Romance

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Index
Abraham, Nicolas, 78–79, 154–55, 157
Acedia (sloth): causes, 14, 185; in Faerie Queene, 180, 186, 244–45; link to love-melancholy, 186–87, 193, 245–46; link to melancholy, 14, 185–86; of Petrarch, 14, 91, 180, 243; relationship to atra voluptas, 14–15, 94–95, 180; of Scudamour, 243, 244–45; as spiritual malady, 14; symptoms, 14; as vice, 184–85
Adam, dream of, 269, 270
Aeneas: killing of Turnus, 127–28, 133–34, 168; Orlando’s association with, 128–29; quest, 218; wandering of, 152
Aeneid: death of Camilla, 150; death of Pallas, 127–28, 129, 132–34; ending, 168; Lavinia’s blush, 241
Afflacius, Johannes, 22
Agamben, Giorgio, 10, 33, 44–45, 57, 143, 159, 185, 244, 253
Alcyon, 180, 189–93, 194, 195, 203, 219, 242
al-’ishq (‘ishk, ilisci, ilishi), 25, 30–31, 35–36, 54–55
Amoret, 238, 245–46, 1–55, 256, 258
Amor hereos (heroic love): Arabic writers on, 32, 33–34, 35; causes, 32; del Garbo on, 21, 22; development of concept, 30; difference from Platonic love, 55; disjunction between medical and poetic concepts, 284n50; feminization and, 223–24; history of term, 22–23; medical texts on, 2, 32, 33–34, 35, 54–55, 58; perseverative thinking in, 43; relationship to melancholy, 23–24, 33–34; tension within, 164; use of term in medieval texts, 6–7. See also Love-melancholy
Amorous melancholy, 1–2, 35. See also Love-melancholy
Andalusian lyric poetry, 36, 293n69
Androgyny, 146, 150, 231
Angelica: character, 119; mare of, 119– 20; as phantasm, 105–6, 107, 115; secret wound, 282n24; voice, 118
Antiochus, Stratonice and, 29, 80
Apollo, Hyacinthus and, 125–26, 131–32
Apollonius, 123–24
Arabic medical writing. See Medical writing, Arabic
Archimago, 180, 181, 182, 200, 202, 325n10
Ariosto, Ludovico. See Orlando Furioso

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