Table of contents for Sleep, romance, and human embodiment : vitality from Spenser to Milton / Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr.
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Introduction; Part I. Aristotelian Vitality Ascendant: 1. 'Both plant and beast together': temperance, vitality and the romance alternative in Spenser's Bower of Bliss; 2. Sleeping minds: romance, affect and environment in Sidney's The Old Arcadia; 3. Sleep, history and 'life indeed' in Shakespeare's 1 and 2 Henry IV and Henry V; Part II. Aristotelian Vitality Embattled: 4. 'From the root springs lighter the green stalk': vegetality and humanness in Milton's Paradise Lost; Part III. Aristotelian Vitality Undead: 5. 'Desperate sloth, miscalled philosophy': Descartes and the post-Aristotelian romance episode in Dryden's All for Love; Coda: beyond undeath.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Philosophy in literature.
Life in literature.
Human beings in literature.
Sleep in literature.
Soul in literature.
Aristotle -- Influence.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh. -- bisacsh