By examining these competing depictions of combat that coexist in sixteenth-century texts ranging from Arthurian romance to early modern medical texts, this study reveals both the importance of combat in understanding the humanist subject and the contours of the previously neglected pre-modern subject.By separating the objects of judicial violence from the objects of nonviolent judicial action ... The heroic characters in Book Five do not use violent encounters as Malorya#39;s knights did to create and re-create identity but to naturalize an identityanbsp;...
|Title||:||Writing Combat and the Self in Early Modern English Literature|
|Author||:||Feather Jennifer Palgrave Connect, Jennifer Feather|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2011-12-23|