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Desire in the Renaissance:
Psychoanalysis and Literature
Edited by Valeria Finucci & Regina Schwartz

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction: Worlds Within and Without3
The Insincerity of Women19
Mistaken Identities: Castiglio(ne)'s Practical Joke39
The Female Masquerade: Ariosto and the Game of Desire61
Actaeon at the Hinder Gate: The Stag Party in Spenser's Gardens of Adonis91
Embodied Voices: Petrarch Reading (Himself Reading) Ovid120
Through the Optic Glass: Voyeurism and Paradise Lost146
Libidinal Economies: Machiavelli and Fortune's Rape169
Female Friends and Fraternal Enemies in As You Like It184
From Virgil to Tasso: The Epic Topos as an Uncanny Return207
Writing the Specular Son: Jonson, Freud, Lacan, and the (K)not of Masculinity233
List of Contributors261
Index263

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