Franklin

The body in early modern Italy / edited by Julia L. Hairston and Walter Stephens.

Publication:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
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Book
x, 437 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Human body in literature.
Human body (Philosophy).
Italian literature -- History and criticism.
Italian literature -- To 1400 -- History and criticism.
Italian literature -- 15th century -- History and criticism.
Italian literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Human figure in art.
Art, Renaissance -- Italy.
Contents:
Fetishizing the veil : Petrarch's poetics of rematerialization / Margaret Brose
The metaphor of the Corpus carcer in Petrarch's Canzoniere and in the lyrical tradition / Luca Marcozzi
Petrarch's lame leg and the corpus of Cicero : an early crisis of humanism? / Ronald L. Martinez
Holy autopsies : saintly bodies and medical expertise, 1300-1600 / Katharine Park
Habeas corpus : demonic bodies in Ficino, Psellus, and Malleus maleficarum / Walter Stephens
The penis possessed : phallic birds, erotic magic, and sins of the body, ca. 1470-1500 / Anthony Colantuono
Nymphomaniac matter : the prostitute as metaphor for the body in Italian Renaissance philosophy / Sergius Kodera
Icons of chastity, Objets d'amour : female Renaissance portrait busts as ambivalent bodies / Jeanette Kohl
Like a virgin : male fantasies of the body in Orlando furioso / Albert R. Ascoli
"Di sangue illustre & pellegrino" : the eclipse of the body in the lyric of Tullia d'Aragona / Julia L. Hairston
The beard in sixteenth-century Italy / Douglas Biow
Body politics and the tongue in sixteenth-century Venice / Elizabeth Horodowich
"Sauter et voltiger en l'air" : the art of movement in Late Renaissance Italy and France / Sandra Schmidt
The double life of St. Sebastian in Renaissance art / Bette Talvacchia
Body elision : acting out the passion at the Italian Sacri Monti / D. Medina Lasansky.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-413) and index.
Contributor:
Hairston, Julia L.
Stephens, Walter, 1949-
ISBN:
9780801894145 (alk. paper)
080189414X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
320697462
Publisher Number:
99939676806