The Resource Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature, Philip Schwyzer, (electronic book)

Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature, Philip Schwyzer, (electronic book)

Label
Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature
Title
Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature
Statement of responsibility
Philip Schwyzer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Early modern English literature abounds with archaeological images, from open graves to ruined monasteries. Schwyzer demonstrates that archaeology can shed light on literary texts including works by Spenser, Shakespeare, and Donne. The book also explores the kinship between two disciplines distinguished by their intimacy with the traces of past life. - ;This study draws on the theory and practice of archaeology to develop a new perspective on the literature of the Renaissance. Philip Schwyzer explores the fascination with images of excavation, exhumation, and ruin that runs through literary te
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwyzer, Philip
Dewey number
820.9/3552
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR428.A74
LC item number
S35 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Archaeology in literature
  • Dead in literature
  • Ruins in literature
  • Antiquities in literature
  • Exhumation
Label
Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature, Philip Schwyzer, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-222) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intimate disciplines : archaeology, literary criticism, and the traces of the dead -- Exhumation and ethnic conflict : colonial archaeology from St Erkenwald to Spenser in Ireland -- Dissolving images : monastic ruins in Elizabethan poetry -- Charnel knowledge : open graves in Shakespeare and Donne -- 'Mummy is become merchandise' : cannibals and commodities in the seventeenth century -- Readers of the lost urns : desire and disintegration in Thomas Browne's Urn-burial
Control code
ebr10271665
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 227 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Archaeologies of English Renaissance literature, Philip Schwyzer, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-222) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intimate disciplines : archaeology, literary criticism, and the traces of the dead -- Exhumation and ethnic conflict : colonial archaeology from St Erkenwald to Spenser in Ireland -- Dissolving images : monastic ruins in Elizabethan poetry -- Charnel knowledge : open graves in Shakespeare and Donne -- 'Mummy is become merchandise' : cannibals and commodities in the seventeenth century -- Readers of the lost urns : desire and disintegration in Thomas Browne's Urn-burial
Control code
ebr10271665
Dimensions
23 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
viii, 227 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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