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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
Materialisations
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
Appropriations
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)
Fetishisms
Worn worlds: clothes and identity on the Renaissance stage
The Countess of Pembroke's literal translation
Remnants of the sacred in early modern England
Objections
The insincerity of women
Desire is death
Index