Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

The secret wound : love-melancholy and early modern romance / Marion A. Wells.

Wells, Marion A.
Date
2007
  • Books


About this work

Publication/Creation

Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.

Physical description

x, 368 pages ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Contents

Introduction: Love-melancholy and early modern romance -- From Amor hereos to love-melancholy: a medico-literary history -- "Vulnus caecum": the secret wound of love-melancholy -- "Solvite me": epic, romance, and the poetics of melancholy in Orlando Furioso --"Il primo error": love-melancholy in Gerusalemme Liberata -- Rewriting romance: Arthur's "secret wound" and the "lamentable lay" of elegy -- "The love-sicke hart": female love-melancholy and the romance quest -- Conclusion: La Belle Dame Sans Merci: romance and the dream of "language strange".

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-351) and index.

Languages

  • English


Permanent link


Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0804750467
  • 9780804750462

We’re improving the information on this page. Find out more.