By Anne M. Thell
By Anne M. Thell
By A. Ingram,S. Sim,C. Lawlor,R. Terry,J. Baker,Leigh Wetherall Dickson
By Karen Raber
By Tanya Pollard
Early sleek body structure held that the mind's eye and feelings have been a part of the physique, and exerted a fabric effect on it, but students of drugs and drama alike haven't well-known the results of this concept. performs, which regulate our feelings and suggestion, concurrently swap us bodily. This ebook argues that the facility of the theater in early sleek England, in addition to the amazing hostility to it, stems from the commonly held modern concept that drama acted upon the physique in addition to the brain. In yoking jointly pharmacy and theatre, this booklet bargains a brand new version for knowing the connection among texts and our bodies. simply as our bodies are constituted partly via the innovative fantasies they devour, the theater's luck (and notoriety) will depend on its strength over spectators' our bodies. medications, which conflate issues approximately unreliable appearances and fabric risk, evoked fascination and worry during this interval by means of picking out a convergence element among the mind's eye and the physique, the literary and the medical, the mystical and the rational. This ebook explores that very same convergence element, and makes use of it to teach the brilliant physiological powers attributed to language, and particularly to the embodied language of the theater.
By Adam Barrows
Time, Literature and Cartography after the Spatial Turn argues that the spatial flip in literary stories has the unexplored power to reinvigorate the ways that we comprehend time in literature. Drawing on new readings of time in a number literary narratives, together with Vladimir Nabokov’s Ada and James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, Adam Barrows explores literature’s skill to cartographically signify the dense and tangled rhythmic procedures that represent lived spaces. making use of the insights of ecological resilience stories, in addition to Henri Lefebvre’s overdue paintings on rhythm to literary representations of time, this e-book bargains a sustained exam of literature’s “chronometric imaginary”: its potential to map the temporal relationships among the human and the non-human, the neighborhood and the global.
By Norbert Schürer
The advent situates Lennox within the context of contemporaneous print tradition and particularly examines the contentious query of the authorship of The girl Quixote, Lennox’s experimentation with quite a few types of ebook, and her appeals for charity to the Royal Literary Fund whilst she was once impoverished in the direction of the top of her lifestyles. the writer who emerges from Charlotte Lennox was once an lively, assertive, cutting edge, and self reliant lady searching for her place—and make a literary career—in eighteenth-century Britain. hence, this quantity makes a tremendous contribution to the background of girl authorship, literary heritage, and eighteenth-century studies.
By Sarah Ellenzweig
By Daniel Juan Gil
Engaging the poems of Wyatt, Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella, Spenser’s Amoretti and The Faerie Queene, and Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida and the Sonnets, Gil demonstrates how sexuality was once conceived as a courting procedure inhabited by way of women and men interchangeablyset except the norm” and never institutionalized in a personal or household realm. Going past the sodomy-as-transgression analytic, he asserts the lifestyles of socially inconsequential sexual bonds whereas spotting the pleasing results of violating the meant conventional modes of bonding and beliefs of common humanity and social hierarchy.
Celebrating the power of corporeal feelings to interpret connections among those that proportion not anything when it comes to societal constitution, Before Intimacy exhibits how those works of early sleek literature supply a discourse of sexuality that strives to appreciate prestige variations in erotic contexts and thereby query key assumptions of modernity.
Daniel Juan Gil is assistant professor of English at TCU.