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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

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ISBN-10: 0521455898

ISBN-13: 9780521455893

Edition: 1996

Authors: Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass, Stephen Orgel, Anne Barton

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This collection of essays brings together some of the most prominent figures in new historicist and cultural materialist approaches to the Early Modern period, and offers a new focus on the literature and culture of the Renaissance.
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/23/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Maureen Quilligan is R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Department Chair at Duke University. She is the author, most recently, of The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's Cite des Dames.

Introduction Margreta de Grazia
Priority of Objects
The ideology of superfluous things: King Lear as period piece
Rude mechanicals
Spenser's domestic domain: poetry property and the Early Modern subject
Gendering the Crown
The unauthored 1539 volume in which is printed the Hecatomphile, The Flowers of French Poetry and Other Soothing Things
Dematerialisations: textile and textual properties in Ovid, Sandys, and Spenser
Freedom service and the trade in slaves: the problem of labour in Paradise Lost
Feathers and flies: Aphra Behn and the seventeenth-century trade in exotica
Unlearning the Aztec Cantares (Preliminaries to a postcolonial history)
Worn worlds: clothes and identity on the Renaissance stage
The Countess of Pembroke's literal translation
Remnants of the sacred in early modern England
The insincerity of women
Desire is death