Cupid in Early Modern Literature and Culture
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BeschreibungKingsley-Smith demonstrates how Cupid played a crucial role in the struggle to categorise and control desire in early modern England.
InhaltsverzeichnisIntroduction; 1. Cupid, art and idolatry; 2. Cupid, death and tragedy; 3. Cupid, chastity and rebellious women; 4. Cupid and the boy: the pleasure and pain of boy-love; 5. 'Cupid and Psyche': the return of the sacred?
PortraitJane Kingsley-Smith is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Roehampton University and is a regular guest lecturer at Shakespeare's Globe. She is the author of Shakespeare's Drama of Exile (2003) and has also published on a range of topics including representations of Shakespeare in popular cinema, Elizabethan love tragedy and John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.
Pressestimmen"In sure-footed, economical prose the author moves back and forth between poetry, painting, and drama with great but not (we are grateful) dizzying speed." -DAVID SCOTT WILSON-OKAMURA,East Carolina University
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2010
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten