Stephen Greenblatt's Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (The Macat Library)

Stephen Greenblatt's Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (The Macat Library)

By: Liam Haydon (author)Paperback

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What is a self? Greenblatt argues that the 16th century saw the awakening of modern self-consciousness, the ability to fashion an identity out of the culture and politics of one's society. In a series of brilliant readings, Greenblatt shows how identity is constructed in the work of Shakespeare, Marlowe, Spenser and other Renaissance writers. A classic piece of literary criticism, and the origins of the New Historicist school of thought, Renaissance Self-Fashioning remains a critical and challenging text for readers of Renaissance literature.

About Author

Liam Haydon was educated at Queen's University Belfast and the University of Manchester, where he wrote a PhD on Milton's Paradise Lost. He is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Centre for the Political Economies of International Commerce at the University of Kent. His work focuses on the cultural history of the seventeenth century, exploring the connections between the corporation, economic ideology, and literature.

Contents

Ways in to the text Who is Stephen Greenblatt? What does Renaissance Self-Fashioning say? Why does Renaissance Self-Fashioning matter? Section 1: Influences Module 1: The Author and the Historical Context Module 2: Academic Context Module 3: The Problem Module 4: The Author's Contribution Section 2: Ideas Module 5: Main Ideas Module 6: Secondary Ideas Module 7: Achievement Module 8: Place in the Author's Work Section 3: Impact Module 9: The First Responses Module 10: The Evolving Debate Module 11: Impact and Influence Today Module 12: Where Next? Glossary of Terms People Mentioned in the Text Works Cited

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781912453108
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781912453108
  • weight: 177
  • ISBN10: 191245310X

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