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ISBN:0226511243
Author: Katharine Eisaman Maus
ISBN13: 978-0226511245
Title: Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance
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Language: English
Category: History and Criticism
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (June 1, 1995)
Pages: 232

Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance by Katharine Eisaman Maus



Personal Name: Maus, Katharine Eisaman, 1955-. 1. Introduction: Inwardness and Spectatorship 2. Machiavels and Family Men 3. Heretical Conscience and Theatrical Rhetoric: The Case of Christopher Marlowe 4. Proof and Consequences: Othello and the Crime of Intention 5. Prosecution and Sexual Secrecy: Jonson and Shakespeare 6. A Womb of His Own: Male Renaissance Poets in the Female Body 7. Conclusion.

Katharine Eisaman Maus explores Renaissance writers' uneasy preoccupation with the inwardness and invisibility of truth. The perceived discrepancy between a person's outward appearance and inward disposition, she argues, deeply influenced the ways English Renaissance dramatists and poets conceived of the theater, imagined dramatic characters, and reflected upon their own c Katharine Eisaman Maus explores Renaissance writers' uneasy preoccupation with the inwardness and invisibility of truth. Challenging the recent tendency to see early modern selfhood as defined in wholly public terms, Maus argues that Renaissance dramatists continually payed homage to aspects of inner life they felt could never be manifested onstage.

I found the book to be in perfect condition. Although the purchase arrived in less than two weeks I would have preferred a two-day shipment because I paid more than five dollars for the shipment.

This text explores the preoccupation of many Renaissance writers' with the inwardness and invisibility of truth. The perceived discrepancy between a person's outward appearance and inward disposition, it argues, influenced the ways in which English Renaissance dramatists and poets conceived the theatre, imagined dramatic characters and reflected upon their own creativity.

Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance. Katharine Eisaman Maus. Rajeev S. Patke, Postcolonial Poetry in English. Thomas Leitch, Film Adaptation and Its Discontents: From Gone with the Wind to The Passion of Christ. 1427 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637. The perceived discrepancy between a person's outward appearance and inward disposition, she argues, deeply influenced the ways English Renaissance dramatists and poets conceived of the theater, imagined dramatic characters, and reflected upon their own creativity.

Recipient Harrison Fund Faculty Merit award, 1996; Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, 1984-1985, 91, Guggenheim fellow, 2000-2001, American Council Learned Society fellow, 2000-2001, Leverholme fellow, 2002. December 7, 1955 Rochester, New York, United States. Instructor English, Princeton (New Jersey) . 1981-1982; assistant professor, Princeton (New Jersey) . 1982-1988; associate professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1988-1995; professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1995.

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Katharine Eisaman Maus explores Renaissance writers' uneasy preoccupation with the inwardness and invisibility of truth. The perceived discrepancy between a person's outward appearance and inward disposition, she argues, deeply influenced the ways English Renaissance dramatists and poets conceived of the theater, imagined dramatic characters, and reflected upon their own creativity. Reading works by Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, and Milton in conjuction with sectarian polemics, gynecological treatises, and accounts of criminal prosecutions, Maus delineates unexplored connections among religious, legal, sexual, and theatrical ideas of inward truth. She reveals what was at stake?”ethically, politically, epistemologically, and theologically?”when a writer in early modern England appealed to the difference between external show and interior authenticity. Challenging the recent tendency to see early modern selfhood as defined in wholly public terms, Maus argues tha
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Kajishakar
I was familiar with Katharine Eisaman Maus' writing from her introductions in the Norton anthology English Renaissance Drama, of
which she is an editor. A first look at this book suggests that it will develop some of the themes that she highlights in those introductions. That's just what I was looking for.
Mildorah
I found the book to be in perfect condition. Although the purchase arrived in less than two weeks I would have preferred a two-day shipment because I paid more than five dollars for the shipment.