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Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Milton


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Mai 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Explores the close relationship between inner psychology and bodily processes as represented in English Renaissance poetry.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Bodies of rule: embodiment and interiority in early modern England; 2. Fortifying inwardness: Spenser's castle of moral health; 3. The matter of inwardness: Shakespeare's Sonnets; 4. Devotion and digestion: George Herbert's consuming subject; 5. Temperance and temptation: the alimental vision in Paradise Lost; Afterword; Notes; Index.

Pressestimmen

'... this study offers resourceful and inspired readings of central texts in English poetry, presented in elegant style and including some rather memorable witticisms.' Anglia
EAN: 9780521669023
ISBN: 0521669022
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Renaissan'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2006
Seitenanzahl: 220 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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