The Resource John Donne's misogyny, by Richard Crandall

John Donne's misogyny, by Richard Crandall

Label
John Donne's misogyny
Title
John Donne's misogyny
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Crandall
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Within the framework of a psychoanalytic approach to understanding gender roles in Early Modern culture, this thesis aims to acquire an understanding of what has been called for the sake of inquiry John Donne's "misogyny." In other words, this thesis, through a remembrance of the fact that a twenty-first century feminist conceptualization of misogyny cannot be applied to a Elizabethan poet without consciousness of the developments in gender identity and power relations which have occurred over the past half-millennium or so, seeks to gain an understanding of Donne's misogyny that is as untainted by twenty-first biases as possible. This study was applied exclusively to lyrics from Donne's "Songs and Sonnets." Specifically, the following poems are analyzed in this thesis: "The Broken Heart," "Confined Love," "Love's Alchemy," "Lovers. Infiniteness," "The Paradox," "Self-Love," "Song [Go and catch a falling star]," "To His Mistress, Going to Bed," "The Triple Fool," "Twicknam Garden," and "Woman's Constancy." These lyrics were chosen because they are especially pertinent to developing a complete understanding of Donne's complex attitudes towards women, gender, and sexuality. What this thesis is ultimately able to argue is that, though Donne's lyrics display an unquestionable misogyny, his poetry reveals that these feelings are created from a much more complex psychological anxiety about the impossibility of human intimacy. This fact does not allow a pardoning of Donne's misogyny, but it does help readers place it into the context of his larger psychological landscape
Cataloging source
MUU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crandall, Richard
Degree
M.A.
Dissertation year
2010.
Granting institution
University of South Carolina,
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR2248
LC item number
.C636 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Donne, John
  • Misogyny in literature
Target audience
specialized
Label
John Donne's misogyny, by Richard Crandall
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
899275074
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
iii, 67 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)899275074
Label
John Donne's misogyny, by Richard Crandall
Publication
Copyright
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
899275074
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
iii, 67 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)899275074

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