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About the Book

Castration is a lively history of the meaning, function, and act of castration from its place in the early church to its secular reinvention in the Renaissance as a spiritualized form of masculinity in its 20th century position at the core of psychoanalysis.

About the Author:

Gary Taylor is Professor of English and Director of the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama. His books include CulturalSelection: Why Some Achievements Stand the Test of Timeand Others Don't and Reinventing Shakespeare: A CulturalHistory from the Restoration to the Present. He is the general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare.

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780415938815
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publisher Imprint: Routledge
  • Depth: 19
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 24 mm
  • Weight: 435 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0415938813
  • Publisher Date: 27 Jan 2002
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Height: 230 mm
  • No of Pages: 318
  • Series Title: English
  • Sub Title: An Abbreviated History of Manhood
  • Width: 155 mm

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