It is often said that The Sorrows of Young Werther is a catalogue of the symptoms of love-sickness. It can only serve as a primer for the Love-Melancholy section of the Anatomy. Read morePublished on Feb. 7 2002 by Amazon Customer
This book is almost unreadable. First, physically. It is a paperback, but very thick and heavy, and does not allow easy reading except on a table; almost impossible to read in... Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2002 by "pago98"
I am reviewing the NYRB's edition of Robert Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy.
It's good to have Burton's Anatomy back in print in an affordable edition. Read more