Save 40% site-wide with our holiday sale! Use code HOLIDAY23 at checkout. More details here.

Cultural Studies

Showing 1 to 8 of 8 results.

The Immaterial Book

Reading and Romance in Early Modern England

An examination of representations of books and reading in 16th- and 17th-century English romance texts and the myths and metaphors these representations create, perpetuate, and reimagine

The Culture of the Body

Genealogies of Modernity

A cultural history of the evolution of the modern body, as glimpsed at six critical moments

The Stage Life of Props

Fresh and provocative readings of familiar stage objects provide new ways of understanding theater, dramatic literature, and culture

Manning the Margins

Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France

The first book-length study of writing, men, and masculinity in seventeenth-century France

Class, Critics, and Shakespeare

Bottom Lines on the Culture Wars

A challenging critique of academic culture and its blindspots

Everyday English 1500-1700

A Reader

A rich compendium of historical texts that reflect the English spoken by ordinary citizens of the early modern period

Shakespeare in Theory

The Postmodern Academy and the Early Modern Theater

Witty and engaging essays on the links between contemporary literary theory and Shakespearean theater

The Tremulous Private Body

Essays on Subjection

An ambitious study of literary, aesthetic, and philosophical authors on the modern subject versus the modern body