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Rewriting the self [electronic resource] : histories from the Renaissance to the present / edited by Roy Porter.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (296 p.)
Subjects:
Self (Philosophy) -- History.
Self (Philosophy) in literature.
Identity (Psychology) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A lively and controversial exploration of ideas of the self in the Western cultural tradition from the Renaissance to the present. Highly esteemed contributors analyse differing models of personal identity from a variety of perspectives.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of plates; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; INTRODUCTION; REPRESENTATIONS OF THE SELF FROM PETRARCH TO DESCARTES; SELF AND SELFHOOD IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY; SELF-REFLECTION AND THE SELF; RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE AND THE FORMATION OF THE EARLY ENLIGHTENMENT SELF; THE EUROPEAN ENLIGHTENMENT AND THE HISTORY OF THE SELF; THE DEATH AND REBIRTH OF CHARACTER IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY; 'ANOTHER SELF IN THE CASE': GENDER, MARRIAGE AND THE INDIVIDUAL IN AUGUSTAN LITERATURE; FEELINGS AND NOVELS; ROMANTIC TRAVEL
'AS A RULE, I DOES NOT MEAN I': PERSONAL IDENTITY AND THE VICTORIAN WOMAN POETMAPPING THE SELF: GENDER, SPACE AND MODERNITY IN MID-VICTORIAN LONDON; STORIES OF THE EYE; THE MODERN AUDITORY I; ASSEMBLING THE MODERN SELF; DEATH AND THE SELF; SELF-UNDOING SUBJECTS; Index
Notes:
Based on a seminar series held at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, Eng., spring 1995.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Porter, Roy, 1946-2002.
ISBN:
1-134-76492-8
1-134-76493-6
1-280-31980-1
0-203-43915-5
OCLC:
223173549
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