Description - Reading Sensations in Early Modern England by Katharine A. Craik
How did Renaissance literature affect readers' minds, bodies and souls? In what ways did the history of literary experience overlap with the history of humours and emotions? This book argues that a new aesthetic vocabulary based on the theory of the passions was formulated in the Renaissance to describe the affective power of literature.
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Author Biography - Katharine A. Craik
KATHARINE A. CRAIK completed her doctoral research at Kings College, University of Cambridge, UK. She is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern Literature at Oxford Brookes University, UK.