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The transformation of tradition in the sixteenth century

Felicity Dunworth

in Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers the representation of figures such as Noah's wife, Eve and the Virgin in relation to the typology that is established through their paradigm stories. Religious and literary ... More


A history of pubic hair, or reviewers’ responses to Terry Eagleton's After Theory

Louise Tondeur

in The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Reviewers' responses to Terry Eagleton's After Theory have, in part, been concerned with a comment made in the introduction: ‘Not all students are blind to the Western narcissism involved in working ... More


Using Racine in 1990; or, translating theatre in time

Denis Flannery

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reads Alan Hollinghurst's translations of Jean Racine (1639-1699), with particular emphasis on his 1990 translation of Racine's Bajazet (1672). It connects Hollinghurst's translations of ... More


Introduction

Mark S. Dawson

in Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134486
eISBN:
9781526146656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134493.00007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In much Anglo-American scholarship, the mid-seventeenth century marks a gradual yet decisive turning point in how the English gauged bodily variation and the consequences of drawing social ... More


Contemplating Christian temperaments

Mark S. Dawson

in Bodies Complexioned: Human Variation and Racism in Early Modern English Culture, C. 1600-1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526134486
eISBN:
9781526146656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526134493.00008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

To make their bodies temples for their immortal souls, the faithful had to be intimately familiar with their flesh. Ministers led the way in explaining the origin, cause, and significance of human ... More


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