An examination of how the body--its organs, limbs, and viscera--were represented in the literature and culture of early modern Europe. This provocative volume demonstrates, the symbolism of body parts challenge our assumptions about "the body" as a fundamental Renaissance image of self, society, and nation.
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(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Carla Mazzio
Carla Mazzio and David Hillman are both Teaching Fellows in the Department of English at Harvard.