A History of Emotions, 1200-1800 (Studies for the International Society for Cultural History 2)

A History of Emotions, 1200-1800 (Studies for the International Society for Cultural History 2)

By: Jonas Liliequist (author)Hardback

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The essays in this collection examine emotional responses to art and music, the role of emotions in contemporary notions of gender and sexuality and theoretical questions as to their use.

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Introduction - Jonas Liliequist Part I: Theoretical Issues 1 Theories of Change in the History of Emotions - Barbara H Rosenwein 2 Ottoman Love: Preface to a Theory of Emotional Ecology - Walter Andrews Part II: Emotional Repertoires 3 Preachers, Saints and Sinners: Emotional Repertoires in High Medieval Religious Role Models - Christina Lutter 4 Theology and Interiority: Emotions as Evidence of the Working of Grace in Elizabethan and Stuart Conversion Narratives - Paola Baseotto 5 'Finer' Feelings: Sociability, Sensibility and the Emotions of Gens de Lettres in Eighteenth-Century France - Anne C Vila Part III: Music and Art 6 Music as Wonder and Delight: Construction of Gender in Early Modern Opera through Musical Representation and Arousal of Emotions - Johanna Ethnersson Pontara 7 Politesse and Sprezzatura: A History of the Emotions in the Painted Musical Images of Antoine Watteau - Pamela W Whedon Part IV: Gender, Sexuality and the Body 8 Emotions and Gender: The Case of Anger in Early Modern English Revenge Tragedies - Kristine Steenbergh 9 Beauty, Masculinity and Love between Men: Configuring Emotions with Michael Drayton's Piers Gaveston - Anu Korhonen 10 'Pray, Dr, is there Reason to Fear a Cancer?' Fear of Breast Cancer in Early Modern Britain - Marjo Kaartinen Part V: Uses of Emotions 11 The Little Girl Who Could Not Stop Crying: The Use of Emotions as Signifiers of True Conversion in Eighteenth-Century Greenland - Allan Sortkaer 12 The Political Rhetoric of Tears in Early Modern Sweden - Jonas Liliequist

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  • publication date: 27/07/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781848933569
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781848933569
  • weight: 560
  • ISBN10: 1848933568

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