Item Number: 111240
Title: Discourses and Representations of Friendship in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1700
Author: Lochman, Daniel T (ed)
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Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010. 24cm., hardcover, 292pp. illus. Contents: Preface; Introduction: the emergence of discourses: early modern friendship, Daniel T. Lochman and Maritere López; Part I Conventional Discourses Re-Imagined: Bound by likeness: Vives and Erasmus on marriage and friendship, Constance M. Furey; Triangulating humanist friendship: More, Giles, Erasmus and the making of the Utopia, Hannah Chapelle Wojciehowski; Friendship's passion: love-fellowship in Sidney's New Arcadia, Daniel T. Lochman. Part II Alternative Discourses: Friendship in the Margins: Guzmán de Alfarache's 'other self': the limits of friendship in Spanish picaresque fiction, Donald Gilbert-Santamaría; The courtesan's gift: reciprocity and friendship in the letters of Camilla Pisana and Tullia D'Aragona, Maritere López; The 'single lyfe' of Isabella Whitney: love, friendship and the single woman writer, Allison Johnson; 'Friendship multiplyed': Royalist and Republican friendship in Katherine Philips's coterie, Penelope Anderson. Part III Friendship in Ethics and Politics: 'My foule, faulce brest': friendship and betrayal in Lady Mary Wroth's Urania, Sheila T. Cavanagh; The friendship of the wicked in Novella 12 of Marguerite de Navarre's Heptaméron, Marc D. Schachter; 'To plainness is honour bound': deceptive friendship in King Lear, Wendy Olmstead; Politics and friendship in William Cartwright's The Lady-Errant, Christopher Marlow; Milton against servitude: classical friendship, tyranny, and the law of nature, Gregory Chaplin; From civic friendship to communities of believers: Anabaptist challenges to Lutheran and Calvinist discourses, Thomas Heilke; Afterword, Lorna Hutson; Works cited; Index.
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