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Desire in the Renaissance : psychoanalysis and literature

Author: Valeria Finucci; Regina M Schwartz
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1994] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers discussions of the ways the 'inner life' is depicted in the Renaissance and the ways it is shown to interact with the 'external' social and economic spheres. This volume features essays  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valeria Finucci; Regina M Schwartz
ISBN: 0691034036 9780691034034 0691001006 9780691001005
OCLC Number: 883151845
Description: 1 recurso en línea (viii, 273 páginas)
Contents: Introduction: Worlds Within and Without3The Insincerity of Women19Mistaken Identities: Castiglio(ne)'s Practical Joke39The Female Masquerade: Ariosto and the Game of Desire61Actaeon at the Hinder Gate: The Stag Party in Spenser's Gardens of Adonis91Embodied Voices: Petrarch Reading (Himself Reading) Ovid120Through the Optic Glass: Voyeurism and Paradise Lost146Libidinal Economies: Machiavelli and Fortune's Rape169Female Friends and Fraternal Enemies in As You Like It184From Virgil to Tasso: The Epic Topos as an Uncanny Return207Writing the Specular Son: Jonson, Freud, Lacan, and the (K)not of Masculinity233List of Contributors261Index263
Responsibility: edited by Valeria Finucci and Regina Schwartz.
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