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Erotic Politics: The Dynamics of Desire in the Renaissance Theatre S. Zimmerman

Erotic Politics: The Dynamics of Desire in the Renaissance Theatre

S. Zimmerman

Published December 17th 1992
ISBN : 9780415066471
Paperback
208 pages
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Taking eroticism on the English Renaissance stage as a paradigm for issues of sexuality and identity, these essays examine the nature of sexual definition and desire in early modern culture. Recent studies of Renaissance sexuality have focused on theMoreTaking eroticism on the English Renaissance stage as a paradigm for issues of sexuality and identity, these essays examine the nature of sexual definition and desire in early modern culture. Recent studies of Renaissance sexuality have focused on the subversive potential of gender reversal - this book widens the arena of debate to study the structure and cultural definition of erotic desire.