Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Milton

Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert, and Milton

by Michael C. Schoenfeldt
     
 

Explores the close relationship between inner psychology and bodily processes as represented in English Renaissance poetry.See more details below

Overview

Explores the close relationship between inner psychology and bodily processes as represented in English Renaissance poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521669023
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture Series, #34
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
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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