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Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England

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

Résumé
Michael Schoenfeldt's fascinating study explores the close relationship between selves and bodies, psychological inwardness and corporeal processes, as they are represented in English Renaissance literature. The notion of bodily humors in Galenic medicine provides poets with a compelling vocabulary for describing the ways in which selves inhabit and experience bodies.

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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.

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Titre: Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England
Sous-titre: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Milton
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Code EAN: 9780521630733
ISBN: 978-0-521-63073-3
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 220
Poids: 494g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T16mm
Année: 2007
Auflage: New

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