Reading Sensations in Early Modern England

  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2019
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  • English
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  • 9780230206083
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How did Renaissance literature affect readers' minds, bodies and souls? In what ways did the history of literary experience overlap with the history of humours and emotions? This book argues that a new aesthetic vocabulary based on the theory of the passions was formulated in the Renaissance to describe the affective power of literature.