Cutting the Body: Representing Woman in Baudelaire's Poetry, Truffaut's Cinema, and Freud's Psychoanalysis

English | Aug. 21, 2000 | ISBN: 047211073X | 232 Pages | PDF | 22 MB

This book is about how poets, filmmakers, and psychoanalysts look upon the female body, how they examine it as if dissecting it--at times relishing it, at others anguishing over its fragmentation. Eliane DalMolin examines how Charles Baudelaire, Fran?ois Truffaut, and Sigmund Freud, based on their inheritance of

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The Works of Thomas Traherne I

English | Jan. 7, 2014 | ISBN: 1843840375 | 598 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Thomas Traherne (1637?-1674), a clergyman of the Church of England during the Restoration, was little known until the early twentieth century, when his poetry and Centuries of Meditations were discovered. Although his reputation as a metaphysical poet in the tradition of Donne and Herbert has grown since then, the

Rites of Passage: Cultures of Transition in the Fourteenth Century

English | Nov. 2004 | ISBN: 1903153158 | 186 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

"Rites of passage" is a term and concept more used than considered. Here, for the first time, its implications are applied and tested in the field of medieval studies: medievalists from a range of disciplines consider the various theoretical models - folklorist, anthropological, psychoanalytical - that can

Reading Dido: Gender, Textuality, and the Medieval Aeneid

English | Oct. 1994 | ISBN: 0816622469, 0816622477 | 314 Pages | PDF | 20 MB

Subtitled `Gender, textuality, and the medieval Aeneid ', this book follows the figure of Dido as she emerges from ancient historical and literary texts (from Timaeus and Justin to Virgil and Ovid) and circulates in medieval textual cultures.