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The horse in early modern English culture : bridled, curbed, and tamed

Author: Kevin De Ornellas
Publisher: Madison [New Jersey] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : Copublished with Rowman & Littlefield, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book digs deep into English Renaissance culture to interrogate representations of horses in the period: it is argues that, ultimately, the horse was a byword for the subjugated and repressed: to be metaphorically like a horse in early modern England is to be bridled, tamed, and curbed.
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De Ornellas, Kevin.
Horse in early modern English culture
(DLC) 2013035192
(OCoLC)857879104
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin De Ornellas
ISBN: 9781611476590 1611476593
OCLC Number: 864138620
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Pricked more with the spur then the provender : hungry horses and Woodstock --
Agency and/or containment? : man/woman and horse/rider relationships in early modern England --
Trampling on the bald pate : Morocco the wonder horse and the humiliation of St. Paul's --
Laying the world on your mare : the corrupt horse-race in Shirley's Hide Parke --
Constructed combatants : political steeds before, during, and after the Civil Wars --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kevin De Ornellas.

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