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The Body in Parts

The Body in Parts


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About the Book

An examination of how the body--its organs, limbs, and viscera--were represented in the literature and culture of early modern Europe. This provocative volume demonstrates, the symbolism of body parts challenge our assumptions about the body as a fundamental Renaissance image of self, society, and nation.
About the Author:

Carla Mazzio and David Hillman are both Teaching Fellows in the Department of English at Harvard.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415916943
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Depth: 25
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 21 mm
  • Weight: 503 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0415916941
  • Publisher Date: 02 Jul 1997
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 230 mm
  • No of Pages: 376
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe
  • Width: 153 mm


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