Generation and degeneration: tropes of reproduction in literature and history from antiquity through early modern Europe
Includes bibliographical references and index. Genealogical pleasures, genealogical disruptions / Valeria Finucci -- Generation, degeneration, regeneration : original sin and the conception of Jesus in the polemic between Augustine and Julian of Eclanum / Elizabeth A. Clark -- Maternal imagination and monstrous birth : Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata / Valeria Finucci -- Contradictions of masculinity : ascetic inseminators and menstruating men in Greco-Roman culture / Dale B. Martin -- Menstruating men : similarity and difference of the sexes in early modern medicine / Gianna Pomata -- The psychomorphology of the clitoris, or, the reemergence of the Tribade in English culture / Valerie Traub -- Genealogies in crisis : Mar�a de Zayas in seventeenth-century Spain / Marina Scordilis Brownlee -- Incest and agency : the case of Elizabeth I / Maureen Quilligan -- In search of the origins of medicine : Egyptian wisdom and some Renaissance physicians / Nancy G. Siraisi -- The conflicted genealogy of cultural authority : Italian responses to French cultural dominance in Il tesoretto, Il fiore, and La commedia / Kevin Brownlee -- Hauntings : the materiality of memory on the Renaissance stage / Peter Stallybrass.
- LCC: HQ1075
- Dewey Decimal: 305.3/09
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 327 p. : facsims. ; 25 cm.
- Edition Info: (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Sex role -- History
- Sex role in literature
- Human reproduction -- Social aspects
- Human reproduction in literature
- Genealogy (Philosophy)
- Genealogy in literature
- Patrilineal kinship
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