The Renaissance and the Postmodern: A Study in Comparative Critical Values

The Renaissance and the Postmodern: A Study in Comparative Critical Values

by Thomas L Martin, Duke Pesta

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ISBN-13: 9781317216537
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/05/2016
Series: Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 214
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Thomas L. Martin is associate professor of English at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches literary theory, Renaissance literature, and literature of the fantastic. He is the author of Poiesis and Possible Worlds: A Study in Modality and Literary Theory and of various articles on the Renaissance, theory, and fantasy.

Duke Pesta is associate professor of English at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, where he teaches Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, and courses ranging from the Bible to Russian literature and from Dante to C. S. Lewis. He is the author of various articles on Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama, Michelangelo, the history of medicine, and the intersection of Renaissance literature, art, and science and is editor of a biographical and critical edition of the life and work of Lord Byron.

Table of Contents

1. Invisible Baldricks: Theatrical Representation in Jonson and Orgel  2. Machiavel as Historian: Historical Sense in Shakespeare and Foucault  3. Deconstructing Satan: Linguistic Play in Milton and Derrida  4. Mirroring Obsessions: Reading Desire in Spenser and Lacan  5. Cursed Learning: Colonizing Thought in Montaigne and Greenblatt

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