Dreaming the English Renaissance Politics and Desire in Court and Culture

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Dreaming the English Renaissanceexamines ideas about dreams, actual dreams people had and recorded, and the many ways dreams were used in the culture and politics of the Tutor/Stuart age in order to provide a window into the mental life and the most profound beliefs of people of the time.

Author Biography

Carole Levin is Willa Cather Professor of History at the University of Nebraska. She is the author of The Heart and Stomach of a King: Elizabeth I and the Politics of Sex and Power and The Reign of Elizabeth I.

Table of Contents

1605, the Year of Three Dreams
Theorists and Practitioners: Dreaming About the Living and the Dead
Religion and Witchcraft
Sexuality and Power
Sacred Blood and Monarchy
The Royal Road to the Death of the King
The Use of Dreams as a Way to Understand History
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