Adulterous Alliances: Home, State, and History in Early Modern European Drama and Painting / Edition 2

Adulterous Alliances: Home, State, and History in Early Modern European Drama and Painting / Edition 2

by Richard Helgerson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226326241

ISBN-13: 9780226326245

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Shakespeare, Vermeer, Lope de Vega, Molière, and Diderot dont usually keep company with one another. But in this acclaimed book, Richard Helgerson shows that each contributed to a common project of great significance: the artistic promotion of the middle-class home. In a study that stretches over two centuries, Helgerson looks beneath European drama and

Overview

Shakespeare, Vermeer, Lope de Vega, Molière, and Diderot dont usually keep company with one another. But in this acclaimed book, Richard Helgerson shows that each contributed to a common project of great significance: the artistic promotion of the middle-class home. In a study that stretches over two centuries, Helgerson looks beneath European drama and painting to reveal an unexpected prehistory of modern domesticity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226326245
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
1
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
ON THE MARGINS OF HISTORY
1. Murder in Faversham
2. Weeping for Jane Shore
3. The Buck Basket, the Witch, and the Queen of Fairies
AT HOME IN THE DUTCH REPUBLIC
4. Soldiers and Enigmatic Girls
FABLES OF ABSOLUTISM
5. The Liberty of Spanish Towns
6. From Tartuffe to the French Revolution
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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