Shakespeare Among the Animals
Nature and Society in the Drama of Early Modern England
By (author) Bruce Thomas Boehrer
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Shakespeare Among the Animals by Bruce Thomas Boehrer
Book DescriptionShakespeare Among the Animals examines the role of animal-metaphor in the Shakespeare stage, particularly as such metaphor serves to underwrite various forms of social difference. Working through texts such as Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream , Jonson's Volpone , and Middleton's A Chaste Maid in Cheapside , different chapters of the study focus upon the allegedly natural character of femininity, masculinity, and ethnicity, while a fourth chapter considers the nature of the natural world itself as it appears on the Renaissance stage. Addressing each of these topics in turn, Shakespeare Among the Animals explores the notions of cultural order that underlie early modern conceptions of the natural world, and the ideas of nature implicit in early modern social practice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312293437
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Bruce Thomas Boehrer
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Cultural History of Animals in the Renaissance, Paperback (February 2011)» View all books by Bruce Thomas Boehrer
A thematic overview of how animals were seen and used in the period from 1400 to 1600, covering symbolism, hunting, domestication, sports and entertainment, science, philosophy, and art.
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Author Biography - Bruce Thomas Boehrer
BRUCE BOEHRER is Professor of English literature at Florida State University. He is the author of Monarchy and Incest in Renaissance England and The Fury of Men's Gullets: Ben Jonson and the Digestive Canal along with numerous scholarly articles. He is also founding editor of the semiannual Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies.
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