Intimacy and sexuality in the age of Shakespeare /

"Bromley investigates Renaissance drama, poetry and prose through the lens of 'non-standard' and experimental forms of affection"--provided by publisher.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bromley, James M., 1978-
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: interiority, futurity, and affective relations in Renaissance literature
  • 1. Intimacy and narrative closure in Christopher Marlowe's Hero and Leander
  • 2. A funny thing happened on the way to the altar: the anus, marriage, and narrative in Shakespeare
  • 3. Social status and the intimacy of masochistic sexual practice in Beaumont and Fletcher and Middleton
  • 4. Nuns and nationhood: intimacy in convents in Renaissance drama
  • 5. Female homoeroticism, race, and public forms of intimacy in the works of Lady Mary Wroth
  • Epilogue: invitation to a queer life.