Writing Combat and the Self in Early Modern English Literature: The Pen and the Sword

Writing Combat and the Self in Early Modern English Literature: The Pen and the Sword

by Jennifer Feather

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349298600
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/07/2011
Series: Early Modern Cultural Studies 1500-1700
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jennifer Feather is Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Pen and the Sword Heroic Anatomies: Vesalius, Geminus, and the Humanist Subject 'A Sharper Reproof to These Degenerate Effeminate Days': History, Gender, Combat and Nation 'Lo, Ye All Englishmen': Malory and the PreModern Self Astrae Returned to Heaven: Spenser, Justice, and Combat

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