Masculinity and the Metropolis of Vice, 1550-1650 (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
230
Utgivningsdatum
2010-04-14
Upplaga
1st ed. 2010
Förlag
Palgrave Macmillan
Medarbetare
Bailey, Amanda (red.)/Hentschell, Roze (red.)
Illustrationer
3 Illustrations, black and white; XI, 230 p. 3 illus.
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1 Paperback / softback
ISBN
9781349384990
Masculinity and the Metropolis of Vice, 1550-1650 (häftad)

Masculinity and the Metropolis of Vice, 1550-1650

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Leading authors in the field of early modern studies explore a range of bad behaviours - like binge drinking, dicing, and procuring prostitutes at barbershops - in order to challenge the notion that early modern London was a corrupt city that ruined innocent young men.
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" Masculinity and the Metropolis of Vice, 1550-1650 offers a new account of the pleasures and dangers of early modern London. Instead of focusing on moralist diatribe, the essays collected here consider the mostly masculine culture of drinking, gaming, play-going, rioting, violence, and sex that shaped the urban subject in the century during which London s population and its geography expanded exponentially. By focusing on the social spaces in which vice took place - from the central aisle of St. Paul s to barbers shops and bawdy houses, these essays draw on the work of cultural geographers as well as social historians to revise rigid patriarchal narratives and help us rethink early modern masculinity. A well-chosen collection useful for both teaching and research." - Karen Newman, Professor of English, New York University

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AMANDA BAILEY is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Connecticut, USA. ROZE HENTSCHELL is Associate Professor of English at Colorado State University, USA.

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Introduction: Gendered Geographies of Vice; A.Bailey & R.Hentschell PART I: REDEFINING URBAN MASCULINITY: TAVERNS, UNIVERSITIES, AND GAMING HOUSES Manly Drunkenness: Binge Drinking as Disciplined Play; G.Bloom University of Vice: Drink, Gentility, and Masculinity in Oxford, Cambridge, and London; L.Ellinghausen The Social Stakes of Gambling in Early Modern London; A.Zucker PART II: SEXUALIZING THE CITY: CATHEDRALS, BROTHELS, AND BARBERSHOPS Carnal Geographies: Mocking and Mapping the Religious Body; M.Bly 'To what bawdy house doth your Maister belong?': Barbers, Bawds, and Vice in the Early Modern London Barbershop; M.A.Johnston PART III: REMAPPING MISCONDUCT: SEWERS, SHOPS, AND STREETS Coriolanus and 'the rank-scented meinie': Smelling Rank in Early Modern London; H.Dugan Vicious Objects: Staging False Wares; N.Korda City of Angels: Theatrical Vice and The Devil is an Ass; I.Munro Afterword: A Question of Morality; L.Manley