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Feerick, Jean E.

The Indistinct Human in Renaissance Literature

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Jean E. Feerick, Vin Nardizzi

Part I. The Head-Piece

2. The Eight Animals in Shakespeare; or, Before the Human
Laurie Shannon

Part II. Modes of Indistinction

3. “Half-Fish, Half-Flesh”: Dolphins, the Ocean, and Early Modern Humans
Steve Mentz

4. Royal Fish: Shakespeare’s Princely Whales
Dan Brayton

5. You Are What You Eat: Cooking and Writing Across the Species Barrier in Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair

Jay Zysk

6. “A Bett’ring of Nature”: Grafting and Embryonic Development in The Duchess of Malfi

Erin Ellerbeck

7. Bastard Grafts, Crafted Fruits: Shakespeare’s Planted Families
Miranda Wilson

8. The Wooden Matter of Human Bodies: Prosthesis and Stump in A Larum for London
Vin Nardizzi

Part III. Indistinct Bodies

9. Vegetable Love: Botany and Sexuality in Seventeenth-Century England
Marjorie Swann

10. On Vegetating Virgins: Greensickness and the Plant Realm in Early Modern Literature
Hillary M. Nunn

11. A Heart of Stone: The Ungodly in Early Modern England
Tiffany Jo Werth

12. Of Stones and Stony Hearts: Desdemona, Hermione, and Post-Reformation Theater
Jennifer Waldron

13. Groveling with Earth in Kyd and Shakespeare’s Historical Tragedies
Jean E. Feerick

14. The Politic Worm: Invertebrate Life in the Early Modern English Body
Ian MacInnes

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Cultural Anthropology, Modern History, European History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Early Modern Cultural Studies
Page amount
303 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137015693
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34308-9

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