Baroque Horrors: Roots of the Fantastic in the Age of Curiosities

Baroque Horrors: Roots of the Fantastic in the Age of Curiosities

by David Castillo
     
 

Exploring the historical roots of horror in the modern ageSee more details below

Overview

Exploring the historical roots of horror in the modern age

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472117215
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
03/04/2010
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David Castillo is in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. 

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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface....................xi
Introduction: A Taste for the Macabre in the Age of Curiosities....................1
ONE Miscellanea: The Garden of Curiosities and Macabre Theater....................37
TWO Sins of Our Fathers (and Spouses): The Preternatural in Baroque Exemplary Tales....................77
THREE Zayas' Bodyworks: Protogothic Moral Pornography or a Baroque Trap for the Gaze....................111
FOUR Monsters from the Deep: Lozano's La cueva de Hércules and the Politics of Horror....................137
Afterword....................161
Works Cited....................165
Index....................175

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