The Resource Reading and the history of race in the Renaissance, Elizabeth Spiller, (ebook)

Reading and the history of race in the Renaissance, Elizabeth Spiller, (ebook)

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Reading and the history of race in the Renaissance
Title
Reading and the history of race in the Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Spiller
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Language
eng
Summary
"Elizabeth Spiller studies how early modern attitudes towards race were connected to assumptions about the relationship between the act of reading and the nature of physical identity. As reading was understood to happen in and to the body, what you read could change who you were. In a culture in which learning about the world and its human boundaries came increasingly through reading, one place where histories of race and histories of books intersect is in the minds and bodies of readers. Bringing together ethnic studies, book history and historical phenomenology, this book provides a detailed case study of printed romances and works by Montalvo, Heliodorus, Amyot, Ariosto, Tasso, Cervantes, Munday, Burton, Sidney and Wroth. Reading and the History of Race traces ways in which print culture and the reading practices it encouraged, contributed to shifting understandings of racial and ethnic identity"--
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Spiller, Elizabeth
Dewey number
305.80094/09024
Index
index present
LC call number
HT1507
LC item number
.S75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Race awareness
  • Books and reading
  • Race awareness in literature
  • Europe
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Reading and the history of race in the Renaissance, Elizabeth Spiller, (ebook)
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=691986
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: print culture, the humoral reader, and the racialized body; 1. Genealogy and race in post-Constantinople Romance: from The King of Tars to Tirant lo Blanc and Amadis de Gaula; 2. The form and matter of race: Heliodorus' Aethiopika, hylomorphism, and neo-Aristotelian readers; 3. The conversion of the reader: Ariosto, Herberay, Munday, and Cervantes; 4. Pamphilia's black humor: reading and racial melancholy in the Urania
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 252 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC691986
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC691986
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL691986
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10476513
  • (CaONFJC)MIL312731
  • (OCoLC)729166658
Label
Reading and the history of race in the Renaissance, Elizabeth Spiller, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=691986
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: print culture, the humoral reader, and the racialized body; 1. Genealogy and race in post-Constantinople Romance: from The King of Tars to Tirant lo Blanc and Amadis de Gaula; 2. The form and matter of race: Heliodorus' Aethiopika, hylomorphism, and neo-Aristotelian readers; 3. The conversion of the reader: Ariosto, Herberay, Munday, and Cervantes; 4. Pamphilia's black humor: reading and racial melancholy in the Urania
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 252 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC691986
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC691986
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL691986
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10476513
  • (CaONFJC)MIL312731
  • (OCoLC)729166658

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