Unto the Breach: Martial Formations, Historical Trauma, and the Early Modern Stage

Unto the Breach: Martial Formations, Historical Trauma, and the Early Modern Stage

by Patricia A. Cahill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199212057
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/15/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Patricia Cahill is an Associate Professor of English at Emory University who specializes in Shakespeare and in Renaissance drama and culture.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Martial Formations: Marlowe's Theater of Abstraction in Tamburlaine, Parts 1 and 2
2. Spare Men and Great Ones: Musters, Norms, and the Average Man in Shakespeare's 1 and 2 Henry IV
3. Biopower in the English Pale: Generation and Genocide in King Edward III
4. Atrocity in Arcadia: Wounds, Women, and the Face of Trauma in The Trial of Chivalry
5. Wound-Man Walking: Visceral History and Traumatized Bodies in Alarum for London
Epilogue: Dreadful Marches: Traumatic Time and Space in Shakespeare's Richard III

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