Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Look Inside Narrative and Meaning in Early Modern England

Narrative and Meaning in Early Modern England
Browne's Skull and Other Histories

$62.00 (C)

Part of Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Date Published: May 2007
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521036863

$ 62.00 (C)
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Hardback


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • Howard Marchitello's study of narrative techniques in Renaissance discourse analyzes imaginative conjunctions of literary texts, such as those by Shakespeare and Thomas Browne, with developments in scientific and technical writing. Narrative was used in the Renaissance as both a mode of discourse and an epistemology; it produced knowledge, but also dictated how that knowledge should be understood. Marchitello uses a wide range of cultural documents to illustrate the importance of narrative in constructing the Renaissance understanding of time and identity.

    • Wide, interdisciplinary study
    • Links historical material to contemporary critical debates
    Read more

    Reviews & endorsements

    "The volume will be most productive for those already conversant with the nuances of theoretical problematizing." C. Baker, Choice

    "Howard Marchitello undertakes valuable work. He accomplishes his goals with great success." Bibliotheque d'Humanisme et Renaissance

    "Howard Marchitello's Narrative and Meaning in Early Modern England offers a valuable series of deconstructive readings on topics that have beccome significant to Renaissance studies in recent years: the materiality of texts, cartography, anatomy,historiograghy, and status of the historical artifact." Gretchen Schultz South Centeral Review

    See more reviews

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2007
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521036863
    • length: 248 pages
    • dimensions: 227 x 152 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.389kg
    • contains: 24 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction: narrationalities
    1. Shakespeare's Othello and Vesalius's Fabrica: anatomy, gender and the narrative production of meaning
    2. (Dis)embodied letters and The Merchant of Venice: writing, editing, history
    3. Political maps: the production of cartography in early modern England
    4. Possessing the New World: historicism and the story of the anecdote
    5. Browne's skull
    Notes
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    Howard Marchitello, Texas A & M University

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×