Humoring the body : emotions and the Shakespearean stage (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Humoring the body : emotions and the Shakespearean stage

Author: Gail Kern Paster
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Humoring the Body, Gail Kern Paster proposes a new way of interpreting the emotions of the early modern stage so that readers may recover some of this historical particularity." "Using notions drawn from humoral medical theory to untangle passages from important moral treatises, medical texts, natural histories, and major Shakespearean plays, Paster identifies a historical phenomenology in the language of affect  Read more...
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Kern Paster
ISBN: 0226648478 9780226648477 9780226648484 0226648486 9780226213828 022621382X
OCLC Number: 54454558
Description: xv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Roasted in wrath and fire : the ecology of the passions in Hamlet and Othello --
Love will have heat : Shakespeare's maidens and the caloric economy --
Melancholy cats, lugged bears, and other passionate animals : reading Shakespeare's psychological materialism across the species barrier --
Belching quarrels : male passions and the problem of individuation.
Responsibility: Gail Kern Paster.
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Proposes a new way to read the emotions of the early modern stage so that contemporary readers may recover some of the historical particularity in early modern expressions of emotional  Read more...

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"Humoring the Body challenges our familiar understanding of the relationship between early modern subjects and their surroundings. Paster reveals a Shakespearean landscape saturated in feeling.... Read more...

 
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