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Subject and object in Renaissance culture

Subject and object in Renaissance culture

Author: Margreta De Grazia; Maureen Quilligan; Peter Stallybrass
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 8.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This collection of essays brings together some of the most prominent figures in new historicist and cultural materialist approaches to the Early Modern period, and offers a new focus on the literature and culture of the Renaissance.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margreta De Grazia; Maureen Quilligan; Peter Stallybrass
ISBN: 0521454719 9780521454711 0521455898 9780521455893
OCLC Number: 32167971
Description: xvii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Priority of objects. The ideology of superfluous things : King Lear as period piece / Margreta de Grazia --
"Rude mechanicals" / Patricia Parker --
Spenser's domestic domain : poetry, property, and the Early Modern subject / Louis A. Montrose. Part II. Materializations. Gendering the crown / Stephen Orgel --
The unauthored 1539 volume in which is printed the Hecatomphile, The Flowers of french poetry, and Other soothing things / Nancy J. Vickers --
Dematerializations : textile and textual properties in Ovid, Sandys, and Spenser / Ann Rosalind Jones. Part III. Appropriations. Freedom, service, and trade in slaves : the problem of labor in Paradise lost / Maureen Quilligan --
Feathers and flies : Aphra Behn and the seventeenth-century trade in exotica / Margaret W. Ferguson --
Unlearning the Aztec cantares (preliminaries to a postcolonial history) / Gary Tomlinson. Part IV. Fetishisms. Worn worlds : clothes and identity on the Renaissance stage / Peter Stallybrass --
The Countess of Pembroke's literal translation / Jonathan Goldberg --
Remnants of the sacred in Early Modern England / Stephen Greenblatt. Part V. Objections. The insincerity of women / Marjorie Garber --
Desire is death / Jonathan Dollimore.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Renaissance literature and culture, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, and Peter Stallybrass.
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Traditionally, Renaissance studies have concentrated on the human subject. This collection of original essays by leading scholars brings objects - purses, clothes, tapestries, houses, maps,  Read more...


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