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The rhetoric of the body from Ovid to Shakespeare

Author: Lynn Enterline
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 35.
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"This book analyzes the complex, often violent connections between body and voice in Ovid's Metamorphoses and narrative, lyric, and dramatic works by Petrarch, Marston, and Shakespeare. Lynn Enterline describes the foundational yet often disruptive force that Ovidian rhetoric exerts on early modern poetry, particularly on representations of the self, the body, and erotic life. Paying close attention to the trope of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Enterline, Lynn, 1956-
Rhetoric of the body from Ovid to Shakespeare.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606335150
Named Person: Ovide; Ovide; Ovide (0043 av. J.-C.-0017).; Ovide
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lynn Enterline
ISBN: 0521624509 9780521624503 0521034655 9780521034654
OCLC Number: 42745593
Description: xii, 272 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
1. Pursuing Daphne --
2. Medusa's mouth: body and voice in the Metamorphoses --
3. Embodied voices: autobiography and fetishism in the Rime sparse --
4. "Be not obsceane though wanton": Marston's Metamorphosis of Pigmalions image --
5. "Poor instruments" and unspeakable events in The rape of Lucrece --
6. "Your speak a language that I understand not": the rhetoric of animation in The winter's tale --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 35.
Responsibility: Lynn Enterline.
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