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The Body in Parts: Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe
     

The Body in Parts: Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe

by David Hillman (Editor)
 

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An examination of how the body—its organs, limbs, and viscera—were represented in the literature and culture of early modern Europe. This provocative volume demonstrates, the symbolism of body parts challenge our assumptions about "the body" as a fundamental Renaissance image of self, society, and nation.

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An examination of how the body—its organs, limbs, and viscera—were represented in the literature and culture of early modern Europe. This provocative volume demonstrates, the symbolism of body parts challenge our assumptions about "the body" as a fundamental Renaissance image of self, society, and nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415916943
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/02/1997
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

Carla Mazzio and David Hillman are both Teaching Fellows in the Department of English at Harvard.

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