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Feeling PleasuresThe Sense of Touch in Renaissance England

Feeling Pleasures: The Sense of Touch in Renaissance England

Joe Moshenska

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198712947
eISBN:
9780191781377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712947.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

Feeling Pleasures identifies the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in England as a period in which the sense of touch was subjected to unprecedented scrutiny and debate, through which a variety of ... More

Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Christopher N. Warren

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719342
eISBN:
9780191788550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719342.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is a literary history of international law in the age of Shakespeare, Milton, Grotius, and Hobbes. It tells the previously untold story of major English Renaissance writers who used ... More

The Uses of the CanonElizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

Howard Felperin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122654
eISBN:
9780191671517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122654.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The critical school of ‘new historicism’ is very much at the centre of contemporary debates on literary studies and theory. Much ‘new historicist’ writing has focused ... More

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