Erotic subjects : the sexuality of politics in early modern English literature /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sanchez, Melissa E.
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Erotic subjects in English history
  • "She therein ruling": hagiographic politics in the Countess of Pembroke's arcadia
  • "Who can loue the worker of her smart?": tyrannous seduction in The faerie queene
  • "Accessory yieldings": consent without agency in The rape of Lucrece and Pericles
  • "Love, thou dost master me": political masochism in Mary Wroth's Urania
  • "It is consent that makes a perfect slave": love and liberty in the Caroline Masque
  • "Honest Margaret Newcastle": law and desire in Margaret Cavendish's romances
  • "My self/before me": the erotics of republicanism in Paradise lost
  • "Lives there who loves his pain?".