Author: Supriya Chaudhuri
Editor(s): Supriya Chaudhuri / Sukanta Chaudhuri
Publisher: Allied Publishers
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170235952
The essays in this volume provide fresh readings of medieval and Renaissance texts, looking at the ways in which texts and events are written over in their conversion to cultural capital.
The volume brings together recent work by eleven distinguished scholars of the European Middle Ages and renaissance, addressing problems of literary history and periodization as well as the history of ideas and modes, gender, politics, rhetoric, popular literature, and cultural encounter. There are essays on Petrarch, Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Middleton and Herbert, as well as on the political and cultural contexts which give shape and meaning to each text.
The volume is an important addition to literary criticism and scholarship in the field of medieval and Renaissance studies.
A Thyng Impertinent: Dreaming Women in Chaucer
From Medieval to renaissance: Two Criseyde Texts
Gendering Love: Petrarch and the Sexes
The Devil’s Own Sin, Pride: Lucifera and Orgoglio in Spenser’s Faerie Queene
Tudor Ballads and the London Prentice
Eating People is Wrong: cannibalism and renaissance culture
Dogberry’s Exit and Other Events
Hamlet and the Invention of Tragedy
AMLAN DAS GUPTA
Determined things: Power and Comic Structure in Measure for Measure
Horrible Imaginings: Treason and Tragedy in the English renaissance
C S LIM
Rhetoric in the Poetry of George Herbert