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Jonathan Goldberg

Full Name: Jonathan Goldberg
Number of Works: 32
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ISBN: 0822313855, 9780822313854
Keywords: series, renaissance, queering
Pages: 424
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 80%

Queering the Renaissance offers a major reassessment of the field of Renaissance studies. Gathering essays by sixteen critics working within the perspective of gay and lesbian studies, this collection redraws the map of sexuality and gender studies in the Renaissance. Taken together, these essays move beyond limiting notions of identity politics by locating historically forms of same-sex desire that are not organized in terms of modern definitions of homosexual and heterosexual. The presence of contemporary history can be felt throughout the volume, beginning with an investigation of the uses
ISBN: 0823230678, 9780823230679
Keywords: things, seeds
Pages: 256
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

The title of this book translates one of the many ways in which Lucretius in De rerum natura names the basic matter from which the world is made. In Lucretius, and in the strain of thought followed in this study, matter is always in motion, always differing from itself, and yet always also made of the same stuff. From the pious Lucy Hutchinson's all but complete translation of the Roman epic poem to Margaret Cavendish's repudiation of atomism (but not of its fundamental problematic of sameness and difference), a central concern of this book is how a thoroughgoing materialism can be read alongs
ISBN: 0816641498, 9780816641499
Keywords: hand, shakespeare
Pages: 376
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 100%

Over the past fifteen years, Jonathan Goldberg's wide-ranging essays have been among the most sophisticated, influential, and controversial writing about Shakespeare. He challenges the critical orthodoxy, provoking scholars to reassess both their own assumptions and those underpinning the field of Shakespeare studies. Collected in one volume for the first time, these essays offer a sustained, energetic, and rigorous examination of issues of gender and sexuality that pervade Shakespeare's plays, as well as a road map of the shifts during the past two decades in our understanding of English lite
ISBN: 0816642613, 9780816642618
Keywords: caribbean, tempest
Pages: 192
Published: 2003
  • Rating: 80%