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Masculinity and Emotion in Early Modern English Literature

Author: Jennifer C Vaught
Publisher: Florence Taylor and Francis 2008
Series: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Men Who Weep and Wail: Masculinity and Emotion in Early Modern English Literature -- Part One: The Intertextual Poetics of Scholarly Men: Affect in Arboreal Works by Spenser and Jonson -- 1. Passionate Protestantism: Spenser's Dialogic, Feminine Voice in Book I of The Faerie Queene -- 2. A Pen
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer C Vaught
ISBN: 9781351919401 1351919407 9780754662945 0754662942
OCLC Number: 1020855398
Notes: IMD-Felder maschinell generiert
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (257 Seiten)
Contents: Contents: Introduction: men who weep and wail: masculinity and emotion in early modern English literature. Part 1 The Intertextual Poetics of Scholarly Men: Affect in Arboreal Works by Spenser and Jonson: Passionate Protestantism: Spenser's dialogic, feminine voice in Book I of The Faerie Queen; A pen as mighty as the sword: stoical anger in Jonson's Timber, or Discoveries upon Men and Matter. Part 2 Emotional Kings and their Stoical Usurpers in History Plays by Marlowe and Shakespeare: 'Monster of men!': androgyny, affect, and politically savvy action in Marlowe's Edward II; 'Wise men ne'er sit and wail their woes': woeful rhetoric and crocodile tears in Shakespeare's Richard II. Part 3 Chivalric Knights, Courtiers, and Shepherds Prone to Tears in Pastoral Romances by Sidney and Spenser: Crossdressers in love: men of feeling and narrative urgency in Sidney's New Arcadia; 'To sing like birds i' th' cage': lyrical, private expressions of emotion in Book VI of Spenser's Faerie Queen. Part 4 Demonstrative Family Men: Masculinity and Sentiment in Works by Shakespeare, Lanyer, Cary, Donne, Walton and Garrick: 'Affection! thy intention stabs the center': male irrationality vs. female composure in Shakespeare's Winter's Tale; Nightmarish visions of grief: lamentable men in Shakespeare's Winter's Tale and Walton's Life of Dr John Donne; Fathers and rogues: peddling middle-class values by shedding tears on stage in David Garrick's Florizel and Perdita; Postscript; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

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Examines the profound impact of the cultural shift in the English aristocracy from feudal warriors to emotionally expressive courtiers or gentlemen on all kinds of men in early modern English  Read more...

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'....contributes to the growing critical discussion of early modern masculinity and complements studies already in print of femininity and affect in the period.' Patricia Phillippy, Texas A&M Read more...

 
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