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Erotic suffering in Shakespeare and Sidney : a central theme in Elizabethan and Jacobean romance / Darlene Ciraulo ; with a foreword by Christy Desmet.

  • Author

    Ciraulo, Darlene

  • Date published

    2011

  • Publisher

    Lewiston ; Lampeter : Edwin Mellen Press, 2011.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Views on sex.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Knowledge Literature.

    Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586 Knowledge Literature.

    English literature Classical influences

    English drama Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 History and criticism

    English literature Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism

    Eroticism in literature

    Sex (Psychology) in literature

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Erotic suffering: Greek romance in early modern contexts -- Erotic suffering and female heroism in Sidney's New Arcadia -- Sexual symmetry and erotic suffering in Shakespeare's Pericles -- Child abandonment and female suffering in Shakespeare's the Winter's tale -- The comedy of erotic suffering: Imogen in Shakespeare's Cymbeline.