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Reformations of the body : idolatry, sacrifice, and early modern theater / Jennifer Waldron.

Author/Creator:
Waldron, Jennifer Elizabeth, 1969-
Publication:
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series:
Early modern cultural studies.
Early modern cultural studies
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism.
Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Theater -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Human body in literature.
Idolatry in literature.
Sacrifice in literature.
Contents:
Introduction: reformations of the body
Dead idols and lively images: A genealogy of Protestant iconoclasm
Sacrament and theater: Shakespeare's lawful magic
Theatrical authorship and providential bodies: the case of Doctor Faustus
Revenge, sacrifice, and post-reformation theater: the Spanish tragedy
Shakespeare and revenge: the anthropology of sacrifice in Titus Andronicus and Othello
Virgin martyrs and sacrificial sovereigns: Thomas Dekker's politic bodies
Epilogue: iconoclastic bodies and literary technique: Oldcastle to Milton.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781137030047
1137030046
OCLC:
795759259
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