Franklin

Playing dirty : sexuality and waste in early modern comedy / Will Stockton.

Author/Creator:
Stockton, Will.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.
Sex in literature.
Human body in literature.
Sodomy in literature.
Feces in literature.
Anus (Psychology).
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Contents:
Introduction
The wandering anus: Ben Jonson, John Harington, and humanist homopoetics
Shakespeare's ass: The merry wives of Windsor and the butt of the joke
Happy endings: healing sick desires in All's well that ends well
Happy endings II: The unfortunate traveller, the "frenzy of the visible," and the comedy of anti-semitism
The pardoner's dirty breeches: cynicism and kynicism in The Canterbury tales.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780816674596 (hc : alk. paper)
0816674590 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816666072 (pb : alk. paper)
0816666075 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
654083603
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