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  1. Primary Texts: Core Reading 8 items
    (You should purchase and read these works before the start of term):
    1. Five plays - Ben Jonson 2009

      Book  (contains Volpone)

    2. 'Tis pity she's a whore - John Ford, Martin Wiggins 2003

      Book 

    3. Coriolanus - William Shakespeare, Peter Holland 2013

      Book 

    4. Measure for Measure - William Shakespeare 1967 (Paperback)

      Book 

    5. The winter's tale - William Shakespeare, John Pitcher 2013

      Book 

    6. Samson Agonistes [IN] John Milton: A critical edition of the major works - John Milton

      Chapter  John Milton, Samson Agonistes (1671). A good print edition of the tragedy can be found in John Milton: The Major Works, ed. Stephen Orgel and Jonathan Goldberg (Oxford World Classics, 1991). The text will also be made available via the module’s digital reading list. To read it before the module’s digital list is available, please access it via The John Milton Reading Room website provided by Dartmouth.edu.

    7. The works of Aphra Behn: Vol. 3: The fair jilt and other short stories - Aphra Behn, Aphra Behn 2017

      Book  Aphra Behn, The Fair Jilt (1689). This will be made available via the module's digital reading list. To read it before the module's digital list is available,please access it via Early English Books Online (EEBO) or Literature Online (accessed through the library databases)

    8. The magnetic lady - Ben Jonson, Peter Happe 2009

      Book 

  2. Week 1: Anatomizing the Self I 10 items
    1. Texts: 3 items
      1. Mikrokosmographia: a description of the body of man : together vvith the controversies and figures thereto belonging - Helkiah Crooke, Caspar Bauhin, André Du Laurens, Bodleian Library 1618 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    2. Criticism: 2 items
      1. Poetry, Anatomy, Presence - Katharine A. Craik 11/2018

        Article 

    3. Theory: 2 items
    4. Suggested Further Reading 3 items
      1. Logic, Signs and Nature in the Renaissance - Ian Maclean 2007 (Paperback)

        Book  Chapters 1 and 3 ‘Learned Medicine’ and ‘The discipline of medicine’

      2. Please also see the module's bibliography relating to the history of emotions, and specifically to emotions in the early modern period, at the end of this list

  3. Week 2: Pain 25 items
    1. Text: 1 item
      1. Volpone [IN] Five plays - Ben Jonson

        Chapter  This can also be found in the Norton

    2. Criticism: 1 item
    3. Theory: 1 item
    4. Suggested Further Reading 22 items
      1. The Hurt(ful) Body : Performing and Beholding Pain, 16001800 - Macsotay, Tomas Haven, Kornee van der Vanhaesebrouck, Karel

        Book 

      2. Ben Jonson: the critical heritage - D. H. Craig, Taylor & Francis 1995

        Book 

      3. Ben Jonson: a life - David Riggs 1989

        Book 

      4. The city staged - Theodore B. Leinwand 1986

        Book 

      5. Refashioning Ben Jonson - Julie Sanders, Kate Chedgzoy, Susan Wiseman 1998 (Hardcover)

        Book 

  4. Week 3: Anger 27 items
    1. Text: 1 item
      1. Coriolanus - William Shakespeare, Peter Holland 2013

        Book 

    2. Criticism: 1 item
    3. Theory: 2 items
      1. Anger and forgiveness: resentment, generosity, justice - Martha Craven Nussbaum 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapters 2 and 4 “Anger: Weakness, Payback, Down-Ranking” and “Intimate Relationships: The Trap of Anger”

    4. Suggested Further Reading 23 items
      1. Anger and forgiveness: resentment, generosity, justice - Martha Craven Nussbaum 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Shakespeare, Coriolanus: a casebook - B. A. Brockman 1977

        Book 

  5. Week 4: Shame 29 items
    1. Text: 1 item
      1. Measure for Measure - William Shakespeare 1967 (Paperback)

        Book 

    2. Criticism: 2 items
    3. Theory: 2 items
    4. Suggested Further Reading 24 items
      1. Shakespeare, law, and marriage - B. J. Sokol, Mary Sokol 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Unspeakable subjects - Jacques Lezra 1997

        Book  Chapter 5

      3. King James VI and I: selected writings - Joseph Marshall, Neil Rhodes, Jennifer Richards, James 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      4. The empty space - Peter Brook 1990

        Book 

      5. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Michel Foucault, Alan Sheridan 1979

        Book 

  6. Week 5: Sadness and Melancholy 12 items
    1. Texts: 5 items
      1. The anatomy of melancholy: Vol.1: Text - Robert Burton, Thomas C. Faulkner, Nicolas K. Kiessling, Rhonda L. Blair 1989 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Hamlet - William Shakespeare, Ann Thompson, Neil Taylor 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    2. Criticism: 2 items
    3. Theory: 2 items
    4. Suggested Further Reading 3 items
      1. Please also see the module's bibliography relating to the history of emotions, and specifically to emotions in the early modern period, at the end of the ELE page.

  7. Week 6: Love 18 items
    1. Texts: 2 items
      1. 'Tis pity she's a whore - John Ford, Martin Wiggins 2003

        Book 

    2. Criticism: 1 item
    3. Theory: 3 items
    4. Suggested Further Reading 12 items
      1. G. Duby, Love and Marriage in the Middle Ages, transl. by J. Dunner. Cambridge Polity, 1994

      2. Thomas Healey, Richard Crashaw, Brill, 1986.

      3. Love's architecture - Anthony Low 1978

        Book 

      4. Poetry of Meditation (Study in English) - Louis L. Martz December 1954 (Paperback)

        Book 

  8. Week 7: Welcome, Hospitality, Forgiveness 11 items
    1. Text: 1 item
      1. The winter's tale - William Shakespeare, John Pitcher 2013

        Book 

    2. Criticism: 1 item
    3. Theory: 2 items
    4. Suggested Further Reading 7 items
      1. Shakespeare: the last plays - Kiernan Ryan 1999

        Book 

      2. Hostipitality [IN] Acts of religion - Jacques Derrida

        Chapter 

      3. The body embarrassed: drama and the disciplines of shame in early modern England - Gail Kern Paster, American Council of Learned Societies 1993 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  9. Week 8: Public Grief and Compassion 5 items
    1. Texts: 3 items
      1. Session at Exeter Cathedral Library Archives, looking at The King's Cabinet Opened, Eikon Basilike, Eikon Aklastos, Thomas Symmes' ballad 'Invective against Papists' as well as other sources relating to the course, such as Bibles from the 16th and 17th centuries, Foxe's Book of Martyrs (a 16th-century and two 17th-century editions) and a Second Folio edition of Shakespeare's plays. Students are also expected to have read: Katherine Philips, 'Upon the Double Murder of King Charles', and Henry King, 'A Deep Groane'

      2. A deep groane - King, Henry, 1592-1669

        Webpage 

    2. Criticism: 1 item
    3. Theory: 1 item
  10. Week 9: Despair and Catharsis 22 items
    1. Texts: 2 items
    2. Criticism: 2 items
    3. Theory: 1 item
    4. Suggested Further Reading 17 items
      1. Sharon Achinstein, 'Samson Agonistes and the Drama of Dissent', Milton Studies 33 (1996): 133-158.

      2. Jackie DiSalvo, "'The Lord's Battells": Samson Agonistes and the Puritan Revolution', Milton Studies 4 (1973): 39-62.

      3. Michael Lieb, Milton and the Culture of Violence (Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1994).

      4. Toward Samson Agonistes: the growth of Milton's mind - Mary Ann Radzinowicz, Frank J. Mahood 1978, ©1978

        Book 

      5. Irene Samuel, 'Samson Agonistes as Tragedy', in Calm of Mind: Tercentenary Essays on 'Paradise Regained' and 'Samson Agonistes' in Honor of John S. Diekhoff, ed. Joseph Wittreich (Cleveland: Case Western Reserve UP, 1971), 235-57.

  11. Week 10: Desire (Theory Week) 49 items
    1. Text: 1 item
    2. Criticism: 3 items
      1. Jorge Figueroa-Dorrego, "Miranda: Aphra Behn's Appropriation of the Literary Figure of the Jilt" in Aphra Behn and her Female Successors, edited by Margarete Rubik, 2011, pp. 93-108

    3. Theory: 4 items
      1. Ordinary affects - Kathleen Stewart 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    4. Suggested Further Reading 41 items
      1. Royalist women writers, 1650-1689 - Hero Chalmers 2004 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Aphra Behn studies - Janet M. Todd 1996

        Book 

      3. Margarete Rubik, Aphra Behn and her Female Successors (2011)

      4. Aphra Behn's afterlife - Jane Spencer 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      5. James Fitzmaurice, 'The narrator in Aphra Behn's The Fair Jilt' (Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik 42, 1994), pp. 131-38.

      6. Jessica Munns, '"With nosegays and gloves ... / So trim and gay": Clothing and Public Execution in the Eighteenth Century' (Jessica Munns and Penny Richards eds., The Clothes that Wear Us: Essays on Dressing and Transgressing in Eighteenth-century Culture, 1999), pp. 271-300.

      7. Danielle Clarke, The Politics of Early Modern Women's Writing (2001)

      8. Writing women in Jacobean England - Barbara Kiefer Lewalski 1994

        Book 

      9. Early women writers, 1600-1720 - Anita Pacheco 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      10. Reading early modern women's writing - Paul Salzman 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      11. Kim Walker, Women Writers of the English Renaissance (1996).

      12. Wendy Wall, The Imprint of Gender: Authorship and Publication in the English Renaissance

                    (1993).

  12. Week 11: Anatomizing the Self II 8 items
    1. Text: 1 item
    2. Criticism: 6 items
      1. Inside “Inside Out” - Deborah L Cabaniss 09/2015

        Article 

      2. Inside Out and the democracy of the modern mind - Thomas Dixon July 28, 2015 1.04pm BSTJuly 28, 2015 1.04pm BST

        Article 

    3. Theory: 1 item
      1. The Affective Turn - Patricia T. Clough 01/2008

        Article 

  13. Reading on the History and Theory of Emotions 4 items
    For an introduction to the field of the history of emotions, I recommend the following books and articles:
    1. Early modern emotions: an introduction - Susan Broomhall 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  14. For an introduction to affect theory and the politics of emotions, I recommend the following: 2 items
    1. Affective Economies. - Ahmed, Sara

      Article  Any work by Sara Ahmed, starting here:

  15. For further theory reading on affect and emotions: 5 items
    1. Cruel optimism - Lauren Gail Berlant 2011

      Book 

  16. For discussions on the body and emotions in the early modern period: 22 items
    1. Passions and subjectivity in early modern culture - Brian Cummings, Freya Sierhuis 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. Reformation of Feeling - Susan Karant-Nunn 31/03/2010

      Book 

    3. Medicine and society in early modern Europe - Mary Lindemann 2010

      Book 

    4. Reading the early modern passions: essays in the cultural history of emotion - Gail Kern Paster, Katherine Rowe, Mary Floyd-Wilson 2004

      Book 

    5. Emotional communities in the early Middle Ages - Barbara H. Rosenwein 2006

      Book 

    6. Bodies and selves in early modern England - Michael Carl Schoenfeldt 1999

      Book 

    7. Beyond Melancholy - Erin Sullivan 01/03/2016

      Book 

  17. For an introduction to the field of medical humanities: 6 items
    1. Critical medical humanities: embracing entanglement, taking risks - Viney, William, Callard, Felicity, Woods, Angela Jun 2015

      Article 

  18. Further Reading: 6 items
    1. A history of emotions, 1200-1800 - Jonas Liliequist, Taylor & Francis ©2012

      Book 

    2. Shakespeare on masculinity - Robin Headlam Wells, EBSCOhost 2000

      Book 

    3. A chaste maid in Cheapside - Thomas Middleton, R.B. Parker 1969

      Book 

    4. A chaste maid in Cheapside - Thomas Middleton, Alan Brissenden 2002 (electronic resource)

      Article 

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