Susan McClary's Structures of Feeling in Seventeenth-Century Cultural PDF

By Susan McClary

ISBN-10: 1442640626

ISBN-13: 9781442640627

Between the waning of the Renaissance and the start of the Enlightenment, many primary features of human behaviour - from expressions of gender to the adventure of time - underwent radical adjustments. whereas a few of these adjustments have been recorded in phrases, others have survived in non-verbal cultural media, significantly the visible arts, poetry, theatre, song, and dance. Structures of Feeling in Seventeenth-Century Cultural Expression explores how artists made use of those quite a few cultural types to grapple with human values within the more and more heterodox international of the 1600s.

Essays from renowned historians, musicologists, and paintings critics learn equipment of non-verbal cultural expression throughout the extensive topics of time, movement, the physique, and worldwide family. jointly, they exhibit that seventeenth-century cultural expression was once greater than simply an embryonic level inside Western inventive improvement. as an alternative, the members argue that this era marks essentially the most profound adjustments in eu subjectivities.

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