Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain

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Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain extricates the history of masculinity in early modern Spain from the narrative of Spain's fall from imperial power after 1640. This book culls genres as diverse as emblem books, poetry, drama, courtesy treatises and prose fiction, to restore the inception of courtiership at the Spanish Hapsburg court to the history of masculinity. Refuting the current conception that Spain's political decline precipitated a 'crisis of masculinity', Masculine Virtue maps changes in figurations of ...

Masculine Virtue in Early Modern Spain 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472441898

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