Eroticism on the Renaissance stage : transcendence, desire, and the limits of the visible (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Eroticism on the Renaissance stage : transcendence, desire, and the limits of the visible

Author: Celia R Daileader
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 30.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this 1998 book, Celia Daileader explores paradoxes of eroticism on the early modern English stage, where women were materially absent but symbolically central. She draws an analogy with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; Thomas Middleton; Thomas Middleton; William Shakespeare; Thomas Middleton; Thomas Middleton; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Thomas Middleton; William Shakespeare; Thomas Middleton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Celia R Daileader
ISBN: 0521623790 9780521623797
OCLC Number: 38067622
Description: xi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Entrances: sex, women, God --
2. Offstage sex and female desire. I. Middleton: silence and sound. II. Shakespeare: balconies and beds --
3. Body beneath / body beyond. I. Women in breeches: The Tamer Tamed. II. Breaching Ursula's booth: exteriors, interiors, posteriors --
4. (Off)Staging the sacred. I. Blood and alabaster: The Duchess of Malfi. II. Sex and the crucifix: The Lady's Tragedy --
5. Obscene and unseen. I. Middleton: naming of parts. II. Shakespeare: name of the father --
6. Ejaculations and conclusions: toward an erotic theoretics.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 30.
Responsibility: Celia R. Daileader.
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'In this exciting new book, Celia R. Daileader creates a bold and original thesis from her observation that the early modern theatre featured no actual female bodies ... imaginatively invigorates our Read more...

 
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