Festum Voluptatis: A Study of Renaissance Erotica

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Ohio State University Press, 1989 - Erotic literature, English - 275 pages
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Franz (English, Ohio State U.) reveals a genre of literature and visual arts that Renaissance scholars have long kept in their private studies. He surveys Italian academic and popular erotic material, and English attempts at the bawdy, through the early 1600s, discussing the works of Marston, Donne, Shakespeare and Spenser. Contains 38 black- and-white reproductions. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Introduction
1
Pietro
43
Imitation and Vilification
91
Copyright

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