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On Cosmographic Autobiography: Montaigne’s Essais

Ayesha Ramachandran

in The Worldmakers: Global Imagining in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288796
eISBN:
9780226288826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288826.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

A counterpart to the symbolic affinities between the knowing self and the unknowable world in Mercator’s Atlas, the Essais reveal, from the perspective of the late Renaissance, the profound epistemic ... More


Truth, lies and fiction in sixteenth-century Protestant historiography

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

John Foxe had a great deal to say on the subject of ‘truth’. But he was accused by his religious opponents of telling lies on an unprecedented scale. Like his friend and mentor, John Bale, he was a ... More


Poor, Bare, Forked: Animal Happiness and the Zoographic Critique of Humanity

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In Shakespeare’s King Lear, Lear considers the naked Edgar to be mad, that the unaccommodated man has dissolved into nothing but a “poor, bare, forked animal,” a statement which is, in essence, a ... More


Night-Rule: The Alternative Politics of the Dark; or, Empires of the Nonhuman

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the handicapped experience that humans encounter during the nighttime. The night’s incapacitating nature questions the human claims on panoptical or sovereign earthly rule by ... More


The Evolution of Agon's Musical Structure

Charles M. Joseph

in Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087123
eISBN:
9780300129342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087123.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Francois de Lauze's Apologie de la danse, the most substantive dance treatise of the seventeenth century. When Kirstein mailed a copy to Stravinsky, he sent the 1952 British ... More


Essex and the ‘popish plot’

Alexandra Gajda

in Doubtful and dangerous: The question of succession in late Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719086069
eISBN:
9781781707883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086069.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

On 8 February 1601 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, processed into London declaring that he was taking urgent action to prevent a ‘popish plot’ by his enemies to sell the Crown of England to ... More


Montaigne and His Swallows

Tom Conley

in An Errant Eye: Poetry and Topography in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669646
eISBN:
9781452946573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669646.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the Essais of Michel de Montaigne, particularly the Apologie de Raimond Sebond, a piece that reflects on the frailty of human reason through determining whether swallows surpass ... More


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