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Contents Introduction: Reason and Its Others in Early Modernity (A View from the South) David Castillo and Massimo Lollini ix part i Of Walls and Windows: Containment Machines and the Drive Towards the Unknown 1 The Telescope in the Baroque Imagination Andrea Battistini 3 2 Descartes in Naples: The Reception of Passions de l'_me Silvia Contarini 39 3 Fernando de Herrera Invented the Internet: Technologies of Self-Containment in the Early Modern Sonnet Leah Middlebrook 61 4 A Ritual Practice for Modernity: Baltasar Graci_n's Organized Body of Taste Bradley Nelson 79 5 An Unreasonable Journey? The Place of Europe and Italy in Francesco Negri's Viaggio settentrionale Nathalie Hester 101 6 Baroque Sapphic Poetry: A Feminist Road Not Taken Dianne Dugaw and Amanda Powell 123 part ii Of Houses and Cities: Early Modern Spaces and the Aporias of Baroque Reason 7 The Foreigner and the Citizen: A Dialogue on Good Government in Spanish Naples John A. Marino 145 viii C O N T E N T S 8 The Baroque Public Sphere William Childers 165 9 Reason's Baroque House (Cervantes, Master Architect) William Egginton 186 10 Spanish Mannerist Detours in the Mapping of Reason: Around Cervantes' Novelas Ejemplares Julio Baena 204 11 The Genealogy of the Sublime in the Aesthetics of the Spanish Baroque Anthony J. Cascardi 221 part iii The West Wing: America and the Frontiers of Reason 12 Sacrificial Politics in the Spanish Colonies Fernando R. de la Flor 243 13 Bartolom_ de las Casas on Imperial Ethics and the Use of Force George Mariscal 259 14 Imperialism and Anthropophagy in Early Modern Spanish Tragedy: The Unthought Known Margaret Greer 279 15 Reason and Utopia at the Imperial Borders: Modernity/ Coloniality in the Jesuits' Reducciones in Paraguay Fernando Ordo-ez 296 16 Universal History: Vico's New Science between Antiquarians and Ethnographers Giuseppe Mazzotta 316 Afterword: Reasoning the Other Luis Mart'n-Estudillo and Nicholas Spadaccini 331 Contributors 341 Index 347
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Spanish literature -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Spain -- Intellectual life -- 1516-1700.
Baroque literature -- History and criticism.
Italian literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Italian literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
Italy -- Intellectual life -- 1559-1789.
Latin America -- Intellectual life -- 16th century.