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Title The Violence of representation : literature and the history of violence / edited by Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1989


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 MELB  809.9358 A7378/V  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 263 pages ; 24 cm
Series Essays in literature and society
Essays in literature and society.
Contents Introduction: representing violence, or "how the west was won" / Nancy Armstrong and Leonard Tennenhouse -- The scene of tyranny: violence and the humanistic tradition / Stephanie Jed -- "Drunk with the cup of liberty": Robin Hood, the carnivalesque, and the rhetoric of vioence in early modern England / Peter Stallybrass -- Violence done to women on the Renaissance stage / Leonard Tennenhouse -- The other Quixote / George Mariscal -- Idleness in South Africa / J. M. Coetzee -- Punishing violence, sentencing crime / Randall McGowen -- Hysteria and the end of carnival: festivity and bourgeois neurosis / Allon White -- Violence and the liberal imagination: the representation of Hellenism in Matthew Arnold / Vassilis Lambropoulos -- "Bringing it all back home": American recyclings of the the Vietnam War / John Carlos Rowe -- Figures of violence: philologists, witches, and Stalinistas / Lucia Folena -- The violence of rhetoric: considerations on representation and gender / Teresa de Lauretis
Analysis English literature 1558-1980
English literature, 1558-1980 - Critical studies
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Criticism -- History -- 20th century.
Language and languages in literature.
Politics and literature.
Politics in literature.
Social conflict in literature.
Politics, Practical -- In literature.
Violence in literature.
Author Armstrong, Nancy, 1938-
Tennenhouse, Leonard, 1942-
LC no. 89005881
ISBN 0415014476