Renaissance Culture and the Everyday

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Patricia Fumerton, Simon Hunt
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999 - History - 366 pages
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Items as familiar as mirrors, books, horses, money, laundry baskets, graffiti, embroidery, and food look decidedly less familiar when seen through the eyes of Renaissance men and women. In Renaissance Culture and the Everyday, such scholars as Judith Brown, Frances Dolan, Richard Helgerson, Debora Shuger, Don Wayne, and Stephanie Jed illuminate the sometimes surprising issues at stake in just such common matters of daily life during the Renaissance in England and on the Continent.

  

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Ch. 2 on mirrors. ie. Venus & A.

Contents

A New New Historicism
9
DEBORA SHUGER
22
William Cavendish and the
42
Humanist Reformation
67
Ben Jonson Speaking Low
92
The Evervday Making of Women
115
Architectural Structures
139
Sex Reputation
183
Gender Authority and Domestic
204
The Prostitute and
229
A Feminist Scholars Everyday
254
Lores Lahors Lost Tactics
291
Graffiti Grammatology and the Age of Shakespeare
315
List of Contributors
353
Acknowledgments
367
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Patricia Fumerton is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the author of Cultural Aesthetics: Renaissance Literature and the Practice of Social Ornament. Simon Hunt teaches English at the Santa Catalina School in Monterey, California.

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