Writing Metamorphosis in the English Renaissance: 1550-1700

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Taking Ovid's Metamorphoses as its starting point, this book analyses fantastic creatures including werewolves, bear-children and dragons in English literature from the Reformation to the late seventeenth century. Susan Wiseman tracks the idea of transformation through classical, literary, sacred, physiological, folkloric and ethnographic texts. Under modern disciplinary protocols these areas of writing are kept apart, but this study shows that in the Renaissance they were woven together by shared resources, frames of ...

Writing Metamorphosis in the English Renaissance: 1550-1700 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781316507629

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Writing Metamorphosis in the English Renaissance: 1550-1700 2014, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107041653

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