Table of contents for The politics of melancholy from Spenser to Milton / by Adam H. Kitzes.

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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
INTRODUCTION: Black Humor									
SECTION I: The Production of Melancholy as a Discourse					
CHAPTER ONE: Melancholy and the Possibility of Nationhood
In Bright and Spenser										
CHAPTER TWO: ?Reason is Fled to Beasts:
Malcontents and Animals in the ?Humour? Plays of Jonson and Shakespeare		
CHAPTER THREE: Civil Dissension and its Malcontents
Or, States of Melancholy									
SECTION II: Melancholy and the Question of Government					
CHAPTER FOUR: ?And Yet I am My Own Executioner?:
Rumor, Suicide, and Textual Authority in John Donne?s Devotions				
CHAPTER FIVE: Robert Burton and the ?Language? of Melancholy				
SECTION III: The Distractions of the Times							
CHAPTER SIX: The Distractions of the Times:
Ideologies of Madness and Disease during the Civil War and Interregnum			
CHAPTER SEVEN: ?Tell us the Sum?:
Milton?s Accounts of Melancholy and Madness In the 1670s				
Notes
Bibliography
INDEX	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Melancholy in literature.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.