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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
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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
Kongress
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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