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Glomb, Stefan

Taboo and Transgression in British Literature from the Renaissance to the Present

Glomb, Stefan - Taboo and Transgression in British Literature from the Renaissance to the Present, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Theoretical and Historical Perspectives

1. Taboo, Transgression, and Literature: An Introduction
Stefan Horlacher

2. Taboo and Transgression: A Socio-Historical and Socio-Cultural Perspective
Uwe Böker

3. Against Censorship: Literature, Transgression, and Taboo from a Diachronic Perspective
Lars Heiler

Part II. Literary Analyses

4. Hamlet, Macbeth, and ’Sovereign Process’
John Drakakis

5. The Taboo of Revolutionary Thought after 1660 and Strategies of Subversion in Milton’s Paradise Lost and Bunyan’s The Holy War
Jens Martin Gurr

6. Worshipping Cloacina in the Eighteenth Century: Functions of Scatology in Swift, Pope, Gay, and Sterne
Jens Martin Gurr

7. The Organic Uncanny: Taboo, Sexuality, and Death in British Gothic Novels
Stella Butter, Matthias Eitelmann

8. The Age of Transition as an Age of Transgression? Victorian Poetry and the Taboo of Sexuality, Love, and the Body
Sarah Heinz

9. Metrical Taboos, Rhythmic Transgressions: Historico-Cultural Manipulations of the Voice In Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Poetry
Clive Scott

10. ’Logicized’ Taboo: Abjection in George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda
Anna-Margaretha Horatschek

11. Revaluating Transgression in Ulysses
Stefan Glomb

12. Taboo, Transgression, and (Self-)Censorship in Twentieth-Century British Theater
Folkert Degenring

13. The Holocaust and Aesthetic Transgression in Contemporary British Fiction
Lars Heiler

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Social Sciences, general, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, British and Irish Literature, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
275 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230105997
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-38247-7

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