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Learning to Curse : Essays in Early Modern Culture - Stephen J. Greenblatt

Learning to Curse

Essays in Early Modern Culture

Paperback Published: 26th February 2007
ISBN: 9780415771603
Number Of Pages: 34

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Stephen Greenblatt argued in these celebrated essays that the art of the Renaissance could only be understood in the context of the society from which it sprang. His approach - 'New Historicism' - drew from history, anthropology, Marxist theory, post-structuralism, and psychoanalysis and in the process, blew apart the academic boundaries insulating literature from the world around it.

Learning to Curse charts the evolution of that approach and provides a vivid and compelling exploration of a complex and contradictory epoch.

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'Greenblatt writes with modest elegance, is a superb scholar and researcher, and deserves his status as the first voice in Renaissance studies today.' -- Virginia Quarterly Review

Introduction
Learning to Curse
Marlowe, Marx and Anti-Semitism
Filthy Rites
The Cultivation of Anxiety
Murdering Peasants
Psychoanalysis and Renaissance Culture
Towards a Poetics of Culture
Resonance and Wonder
Index
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ISBN: 9780415771603
ISBN-10: 0415771609
Series: Routledge Classics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 34
Published: 26th February 2007
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.3  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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