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Author Sullivan, Garrett A., author.
Title Sleep, romance and human embodiment [electronic resource] : vitality from Spenser to Milton / Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012, ♭2012.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- pt I. Aristotelian Vitality Ascendant: 1. 'Both plant and beast together': temperance, vitality and the romance alternative in Spenser's Bower of Bliss. 2. Sleeping minds: romance, affect and environment in Sidney's The Old Arcadia; 3. Sleep, history and 'life indeed' in Shakespeare's 1 and 2 Henry IV and Henry V -- pt. II. Aristotelian Vitality Embattled: 4. 'From the root springs lighter the green stalk': vegetality and humanness in Milton's Paradise Lost -- pt. III. Aristotelian Vitality Undead: 5. 'Desperate sloth, miscalled philosophy': Descartes and the post-Aristotelian romance episode in Dryden's All for Love. Coda: beyond undeath
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Philosophy in literature.
Life in literature.
Human beings in literature.
Sleep in literature.
Soul in literature.
Aristotle -- Influence.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107024410 1107024412 (DLC) 2012012600
ISBN 1139528726 (electronic bk.)
9781139528726 (electronic bk.)
9781107024410 (hardback)
1107024412 (hardback)
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