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Raber, Karen

The Culture of the Horse

Raber, Karen - The Culture of the Horse, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Karen Raber, Treva J. Tucker

Part I. Power and Status

2. Cultural Convergence: The Equine Connection between Muscovy and Europe
Ann M. Kleimola

3. The Palio Horse in Renaissance and Early Modern Italy
Elizabeth Tobey

4. Shakespeare and the Social Devaluation of the Horse
Bruce Boehrer

5. “Faith, Say a Man Should Steal Ye—and Feed Ye Fatter”: Equine Hunger and Theft in Woodstock

Kevin Ornellas

Part II. Discipline and Control

6. Just a Bit of Control: The Historical Significance of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century German Bit-Books
Pia F. Cuneo

7. Man and Horse in Harmony
Elisabeth LeGuin

8. From Gens d’armes to Gentilshommes: Dressage, Civility, and the Ballet à Cheval
Kate Orden

Part III. Identity and Self-Definition

9. A Horse of a Different Color: Nation and Race in Early Modern Horsemanship Treatises
Karen Raber

10. “Honest English Breed”: The Thoroughbred as Cultural Metaphor
Richard Nash

11. Early Modern French Noble Identity and the Equestrian “Airs above the Ground”
Treva J. Tucker

12. “Horses! Give Me More Horses!”: White Settler Identity, Horses, and the Making of Early Modern South Africa
Sandra Swart

13. Learning to Ride in Early Modern Britain, or, The Making of the English Hunting Seat
Donna Landry

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Cultural History, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Early Modern Cultural Studies
Page amount
388 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137097255
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-73321-7

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