Masculinity and the Hunt

Masculinity and the Hunt

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'Masculinity and the Hunt' traces the imagery of the hunt in English literature of the 16th century, exploring a set of practices and motifs that are central to the culture of the period.To this, one might add that Henrya#39;s letters seem to enact the kind of romance economy thata€”with its exchange of dead animals for kissesa€”Sir ... Even within the tradition of courtly love, the lengths to which this poem goes to present its speaker as inadequate at every ... and belated: he lags behind the hunting party ( although he cannot even do that very effectively) and does his best to spoil the game.

Title:Masculinity and the Hunt
Author:Catherine Bates
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-03-21


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