Reading sensations in early modern England
Craik, Katharine A.
Reading sensations in early modern England / Katharine A. Craik.
Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
xi, 200 p. ; 23 cm.
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- Uniform series
Early modern literature in history (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
This study examines the power of literature to affect readers' minds, bodies and souls, the theory of reading, and of mind and body.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-192) and index.
- The word and the flesh in early modern England
- Beneath the skin: George Puttenham, Sir Philip Sidney and the experience of English poetry
- Arming the reader: Sir Philip Sidney and the literature of choler
- 'These spots are but the letters': John Donne and the medicaments of elegy
- Eating his words: Thomas Coryat and the art of indigestion
- Touching stories: Richard Braithwait, Thomas Cranley and the origins of English pornography.
- Kinsey subjects
Social conditions--Early modern, 1500-1700--England.