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Monsters and Their Meanings in Early Modern Culture : Mighty Magic

Author: Williams Wes
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wes Williams explores the place of monsters in the early modern imagination, charting the migration of the monstrous from natural history to moral philosophy, from descriptions of creatures found in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Williams Wes
ISBN: 0199577021 9780199577026
OCLC Number: 716918143
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the 2012 R.H. Gapper Book Prize.
Description: 1 vol
Contents: List of images ; Note on translations and references ; Introduction: 'Mighty Magic' ; 1. Rabelais's monsters: Andromeda, natural history, and romance ; 2. 'Monstrueuses guerres': Ronsard, mythology, and the writing of war ; 3. Montaigne's children: metaphor, medicine, and the imagination ; 4. Corneille's Andromeda: painting, medicine, and the politics of spectacle ; 5. Pascal's monsters: angels, beasts, and human being ; 6. Racine's children: the end of the line ; Epilogue: Between testimony and hearsay ; Bibliography ; Index
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