Ovid and the Renaissance Body

Ovid and the Renaissance Body

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This collection of original essays uses contemporary theory to examine Renaissance writers? reworking of Ovid's texts in order to analyze the strategies in the construction of the early modern discourses of gender, sexuality, and writing.For Allwit, in short, wittolry is a wonderful confidence-game, a supremely clever ploy through which the cuckold absorbs ... long, self- congratulatory soliloquy upon the joys of a cuckolda#39;s life - is greeted by a serving-mana#39;s scornful exclamation, anbsp;...

Title:Ovid and the Renaissance Body
Author:Goran V. Stanivukovic
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2001


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