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Author Stockton, Will.

Title Playing dirty [electronic resource] : sexuality and waste in early modern comedy / Will Stockton.

Imprint Minneapolis [Minn.] : University of Minnesota Press, 2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xxvi, 175 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The wandering anus: Ben Jonson, John Harington, and humanist homopoetics -- Shakespeare's ass: The merry wives of Windsor and the butt of the joke -- Happy endings: healing sick desires in All's well that ends well -- Happy endings II: The unfortunate traveller, the "frenzy of the visible," and the comedy of anti-semitism -- The pardoner's dirty breeches: cynicism and kynicism in The Canterbury tales.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticism.
Sex in literature.
Human body in literature.
Sodomy in literature.
Feces in literature.
Anus (Psychology)
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780816674596 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816666072 (pb : alk. paper)
9780816676743 (e-book)

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