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Author Bearden, Elizabeth B., 1975-

Title The emblematics of the self [electronic resource] : ekphrasis and identity in Renaissance imitations of Greek romance / Elizabeth B. Bearden.

Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2012 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2012)

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 258 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-247) and index.
Contents Chapter One The Romance Globe: Why the Renaissance Repainted Greek Romance -- Chapter Two Converso Convertida: Cross-dressed Narration and Ekphrastic Interpretation in Leucippe and Clitophon and Clareo y Florisea -- Chapter Three Amazon Eyes and Shifting Emblems in Sidney's Greek Arcadia -- Chapter Four Painting Counterfeit Canvases: Heliodoran Pictographs, American Lienzos, and European Imaginings of the Barbarian in Cervantes' Persiles -- Chapter Five Pictura Locorum: Heliodoran Hieroglyphs and Anglo-African Identity in Barclay's Argenis -- Chapter Six "We are all picturd in that Piece": Lovers, Persians, Tartars, and the "Tottering" Romance Globe in Lady Mary Wroth's Urania -- Conclusions.
Summary The Emblematics of the Self breaks new ground in understanding hegemonic and cosmopolitan European conceptions of the "other," as well as new possibilities for early modern identities, in an increasingly global Renaissance.
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Subject Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Bearden, Elizabeth R. Emblematics of the Self : Ekphrasis and Identity in Renaissance Imitations of Greek Romance. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2000 9781442643468
ISBN 9781442696143 (electronic bk.)
1442696141 (electronic bk.)