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Love's Wounds : Violence and the Politics of Poetry in Early Modern Europe (Hardcover) (Cynthia N.
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"Investigates widespread metaphors of dismemberment, constraint, cannibalism, wounding, and tyranny in early modern French, English, and Italian literature. Through its comparative, inter-genre studies of Petrarch and five major Petrarchan poets of the sixteenth century, Love's Wounds shows how love poetry was actively transformed into a powerful tool for defining the nation and for reflecting on and shaping state authority"--
Number of Pages: 299
Genre: Literary Criticism, History
Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr
Author: Cynthia N. Nazarian
Street Date: January 10, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-9220
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