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The Resource Sex Before Sex : Figuring the Act in Early Modern England, James M. Bromley and Will Stockton, editors ; afterword by Valerie Traub

Sex Before Sex : Figuring the Act in Early Modern England, James M. Bromley and Will Stockton, editors ; afterword by Valerie Traub

Label
Sex Before Sex : Figuring the Act in Early Modern England
Title
Sex Before Sex
Title remainder
Figuring the Act in Early Modern England
Statement of responsibility
James M. Bromley and Will Stockton, editors ; afterword by Valerie Traub
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is sex exactly? Does everyone agree on a definition? And does that definition hold when considering literary production in other times and places? Sex before Sex makes clear that we cannot simply transfer our contemporary notions of what constitutes a sex act into the past and expect them to be true for the people who were then reading literature and watching plays. The contributors confront how our current critical assumptions about definitions of sex restrict our understanding of representations of sexuality in early modern England. Drawing attention to ove
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.9/353809031
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR428.S48
LC item number
S49 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bromley, James M.
  • Stockton, Will
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Sex
  • Sex in literature
  • Intimacy (Psychology) in literature
  • English drama
  • Behavior
  • Literature
  • History, Modern 1601-
  • History, Early Modern 1451-1600
  • Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms
  • Humanities
  • History
  • Psychiatry and Psychology
  • History, 16th Century
  • Sexual Behavior
  • History, 17th Century
  • Literature, Modern
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • English Literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • HISTORY
  • English drama
  • English literature
  • Intimacy (Psychology) in literature
  • Sex
  • Sex in literature
  • England
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • English Literature
Label
Sex Before Sex : Figuring the Act in Early Modern England, James M. Bromley and Will Stockton, editors ; afterword by Valerie Traub
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Figuring early modern sex / Will Stockton and James M. Bromley -- "Invisible sex!": What looks like the act in early modern drama? / Christine Varnado -- Death and theory: Or, the problem of counterfactual sex / Kathryn Schwarz -- Spectacular impotence: Or, things that hardly ever happen in the critical history of pornography / Melissa J. Jones -- "Unmanly passion": Sodomitical self-fashioning in John Ford's The Lover's Melancholy and Perkin Warbeck / Nicholas F. Radel -- The erotics of chin-chucking in seventeenth-century England / Will Fisher -- Rimming the Renaissance / James M. Bromley -- Animal, vegetable, sexual: Metaphor in John Donne's "Sappho to Philaenis" and Andrew Marvell's "The garden" / Stephen Guy-Bray -- Aping rape: Animal ravishment and sexual knowledge in early modern England / Holly Dugan -- The seduction of Milton's lady: Rape, psychoanalysis, and the erotics of consumption in "Comus" / Will Stockton -- "How human life began": Sexual reproduction in Book 8 of Paradise Lost / Thomas H. Luxon -- Afterword / Valerie Traub
Control code
857467605
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452948560
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3rn75q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857467605
Label
Sex Before Sex : Figuring the Act in Early Modern England, James M. Bromley and Will Stockton, editors ; afterword by Valerie Traub
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Figuring early modern sex / Will Stockton and James M. Bromley -- "Invisible sex!": What looks like the act in early modern drama? / Christine Varnado -- Death and theory: Or, the problem of counterfactual sex / Kathryn Schwarz -- Spectacular impotence: Or, things that hardly ever happen in the critical history of pornography / Melissa J. Jones -- "Unmanly passion": Sodomitical self-fashioning in John Ford's The Lover's Melancholy and Perkin Warbeck / Nicholas F. Radel -- The erotics of chin-chucking in seventeenth-century England / Will Fisher -- Rimming the Renaissance / James M. Bromley -- Animal, vegetable, sexual: Metaphor in John Donne's "Sappho to Philaenis" and Andrew Marvell's "The garden" / Stephen Guy-Bray -- Aping rape: Animal ravishment and sexual knowledge in early modern England / Holly Dugan -- The seduction of Milton's lady: Rape, psychoanalysis, and the erotics of consumption in "Comus" / Will Stockton -- "How human life began": Sexual reproduction in Book 8 of Paradise Lost / Thomas H. Luxon -- Afterword / Valerie Traub
Control code
857467605
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452948560
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3rn75q
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857467605

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