Sex and satiric tragedy in early modern England : penetrating wit /

Drawing upon recent scholarship in Renaissance studies regarding notions of the body, political, physical and social, this study examines how the satiric tragedians of the English Renaissance employ the languages of sex-including sexual slander, titillation, insinuation and obscenity - in the servic...

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Main Author: Rieger, Gabriel A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series:Studies in performance and early modern drama.
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Summary:Drawing upon recent scholarship in Renaissance studies regarding notions of the body, political, physical and social, this study examines how the satiric tragedians of the English Renaissance employ the languages of sex-including sexual slander, titillation, insinuation and obscenity - in the service of satiric aggression.
Physical Description:1 online resource (147 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780754698791
0754698793
1409400298
9781409400295