Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Miltonby Michael C. Schoenfeldt
Explores the close relationship between inner psychology and bodily processes as represented in English Renaissance poetry.See more details below
Explores the close relationship between inner psychology and bodily processes as represented in English Renaissance poetry.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture Series, #34
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Bodies of rule: embodiment and interiority in early modern England; 2. Fortifying inwardness: Spenser's castle of moral health; 3. The matter of inwardness: Shakespeare's Sonnets; 4. Devotion and digestion: George Herbert's consuming subject; 5. Temperance and temptation: the alimental vision in Paradise Lost; Afterword; Notes; Index.
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