Did Shakespeare Have Syphilis?
“… In a new book, “Shakespeare’s Tremor and Orwell’s Cough: The Medical Lives of Famous Writers,”Dr. John J. Ross of Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital looks at how disease and mood disorder may have infected …”
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“ Like many persons with Asperger’s, [W.B. Yeats] had prosopagnosia, the inability to recognize faces. He could not identify his own daughter, and once inadvertently lectured T. S. Eliot on the many defects of Eliot’s poetry.