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The Resource Sensible flesh : on touch in early modern culture, edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey

Sensible flesh : on touch in early modern culture, edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey

Label
Sensible flesh : on touch in early modern culture
Title
Sensible flesh
Title remainder
on touch in early modern culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This interdisciplinary collection explores the sense of touch in early modern culture. Associated with science & medicine, with religious knowledge and artistic creativity, nevertheless touch was most frequently aligned with bodily pleasure and sensuality
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
152/.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF275
LC item number
.S46 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harvey, Elizabeth D
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Touch
  • Senses and sensation
  • Touch
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Sensation
Label
Sensible flesh : on touch in early modern culture, edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: The "Sense of All Senses" / Elizabeth D. Harvey -- 2. Anxious and Fatal Contacts: Taming the Contagious Touch / Margaret Healy -- 3. "Handling Soft the Hurts": Sexual Healing and Manual Contact in Orlando Furioso, The Faerie Queene, and All's Well That Ends Well / Sujata Iyengar -- 4. The Subject of Touch: Medical Authority in Early Modern Midwifery / Eve Keller -- 5. The Touching Organ: Allegory, Anatomy, and the Renaissance Skin Envelope / Elizabeth D. Harvey -- 6. As Long as a Swan's Neck? The Significance of the "Enlarged" Clitoris for Early Modern Anatomy / Bettina Mathes -- 7. New World Contacts and the Trope of the "Naked Savage" / Scott Manning Stevens -- 8. Noli me tangere: Colonialist Imperatives and Enclosure Acts in Early Modern England / Elizabeth Sauer and Lisa M. Smith -- 9. Acting with Tact: Touch and Theater in the Renaissance / Carla Mazzio -- 10. Living in a Material World: Margaret Cavendish's The Convent of Pleasure / Misty G. Anderson -- 11. Touch in the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: The Sensual Ethics of Architecture / Rebekah Smick -- 12. The Touch of the Blind Man: The Phenomenology of Vividness in Italian Renaissance Art / Jodi Cranston -- 13. Afterword: Touching Rhetoric / Lynn Enterline
Control code
50271327
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780812218299
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002074032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Sensible flesh : on touch in early modern culture, edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [255]-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: The "Sense of All Senses" / Elizabeth D. Harvey -- 2. Anxious and Fatal Contacts: Taming the Contagious Touch / Margaret Healy -- 3. "Handling Soft the Hurts": Sexual Healing and Manual Contact in Orlando Furioso, The Faerie Queene, and All's Well That Ends Well / Sujata Iyengar -- 4. The Subject of Touch: Medical Authority in Early Modern Midwifery / Eve Keller -- 5. The Touching Organ: Allegory, Anatomy, and the Renaissance Skin Envelope / Elizabeth D. Harvey -- 6. As Long as a Swan's Neck? The Significance of the "Enlarged" Clitoris for Early Modern Anatomy / Bettina Mathes -- 7. New World Contacts and the Trope of the "Naked Savage" / Scott Manning Stevens -- 8. Noli me tangere: Colonialist Imperatives and Enclosure Acts in Early Modern England / Elizabeth Sauer and Lisa M. Smith -- 9. Acting with Tact: Touch and Theater in the Renaissance / Carla Mazzio -- 10. Living in a Material World: Margaret Cavendish's The Convent of Pleasure / Misty G. Anderson -- 11. Touch in the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: The Sensual Ethics of Architecture / Rebekah Smick -- 12. The Touch of the Blind Man: The Phenomenology of Vividness in Italian Renaissance Art / Jodi Cranston -- 13. Afterword: Touching Rhetoric / Lynn Enterline
Control code
50271327
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780812218299
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002074032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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