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1st Edition

A History of Emotions, 1200–1800

ISBN 9781138662087
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

The essays in this collection examine emotional responses to art and music, the role of emotions in contemporary notions of gender and sexuality and theoretical questions as to their use.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Jonas Liliequist; Chapter 1 Theories of Change in the History of Emotions, Barbara H. Rosenwein; Chapter 2 Ottoman Love: Preface to a Theory of Emotional Ecology, Walter Andrews; Chapter 3 Preachers, Saints and Sinners: Emotional Repertoires in High Medieval Religious Role Models, Christina Lutter; Chapter 4 Theology and Interiority: Emotions as Evidence of the Working of Grace in Elizabethan and Stuart Conversion Narratives, Paola Baseotto; Chapter 5 ‘Finer’ Feelings: Sociability, Sensibility and the Emotions of Gens de Lettres in Eighteenth-Century France, Anne C. Vila; Chapter 6 Music as Wonder and Delight: Construction of Gender in Early Modern Opera Through Musical Representation and Arousal of Emotions, Johanna Ethnersson Pontara; Chapter 7 Politesse and Sprezzatura: The History of Emotions in the Art of Antoine Watteau, Pamela W. Whedon; Chapter 8 Emotions and Gender: The Case of Anger in Early Modern English Revenge Tragedies, Kristine Steenbergh; Chapter 9 Beauty, Masculinity and Love Between Men: Configuring Emotions with Michael Drayton’s Peirs Gaveston, Anu Korhonen; Chapter 10 ‘Pray, Dr, is there Reason to Fear a Cancer?’ Fear of Breast Cancer in Early Modern Britain, Marjo Kaartinen; Chapter 11 The Little Girl who could not Stop Crying: The Use of Emotions as Signifiers of True Conversion in Eighteenth-Century Greenland, Allan Sortkaer; Chapter 12 The Political Rhetoric of Tears in Early Modern Sweden, Jonas Liliequist;

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Jonas Liliequist