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42 See Wolfram Schmidgen’s comments on this interpretive position in Exquisite
Mixture: The Virtues of Impurity in Early Modern England (Philadelphia: University of
Poetic Theology of Love: Cupid in RenaissanceLiterature
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Medieval and Renaissance mythography
commonly subordinate pagan deities to Christian doctrine; see C.
de Boer et al ., eds, Ovide moralisée
, they may occlude other
ways of feeling available in the period.
While this collection as a whole seeks to recover a
more heterogeneous view of Renaissance emotion, situating
Wright’s psycho-physiological holism within a more
pluralistic and less predictable network of affective strategies in
Renaissanceliterature and culture, this chapter looks at the more
University Press, 1963 ), p. 6. Elsie Vaughan Hitchcock (ed.),
William Roper: The Lyfe of Sir Thomas Moore, knighte, EETS O.S.
197 (London: Oxford University Press, 1958 ). Harpsfield’s Life
is dedicated to Roper, who commissioned it.
2 See L.E. Semler, ‘Virtue, Transformation, and Exemplarity in The
Lyfe of Johan Picus’, in A.D. Cousins and Damian Grace (eds),
A Companion to Thomas More (Madison, WI: Fairleigh Dickinson
University Press, 2009), pp. 95–113.
3 Julia Reinhard Lupton, Afterlives of the Saints: Hagiography, Typology,
notes that this verse ‘was current as an anonymous verse
well into the eighteenth century, and is even quoted by
Georgette Heyer, in The Grand Sophy (p. iv).
Elizabeth Spiller, Science, Reading, and
RenaissanceLiterature: the Art of Making Knowledge,
1580–1670 (Cambridge: Cambridge
most of the Protestant leaders themselves would have wished – and especially those for whom the transference of the Virgin’s aura to the Queen of
England was a powerful political tool. Interestingly, however, in Ralegh’s
poem, there are powerful traces of what was increasingly becoming a
fragmented, even lost world. The poem contains echoes of the devotion
15 Grace Tiffany, Love’s Pilgrimage: The Holy Journey in English RenaissanceLiterature
(Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005), 118, 28–34.
16 The Poems of Sir Philip Sidney, ed. William A
in criticism as one of the great
cruxes of English Renaissanceliterature’: 113
But all those pleasaunt bowres and Pallace
braue, Guyon broke downe, with rigour pitilesse;
Nor ought their goodly workmanship might saue Them
from the tempest of his wrathfulnesse, But that their
blisse he turn’d to
‘Of magic look and meaning’: themes concerning the cultural chess-player
definition of ‘Automaton’, quoted in W. B. Hyman,
‘Introduction’, in W. B. Hyman (ed.), The Automaton in English RenaissanceLiterature
(Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), p. 5.
A cultural history of chess-players
6 ‘Acknowledgements’, in A. S. Mittman (ed.) with P. Dendle, The Ashgate Research
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7 D. H. Li, The Genealogy of Chess (Bethesda, MD: Premier Publishing, 1998).
8 H. Golombek, A History of Chess (London: Routledge, 1976), p. 10.
9 R. Eales, Chess: The History of a Game (Glasgow
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