Folger call number: PR428.P6 S36 2011
Folger holdings ID: 312490
Includes bibliographical references and index
Erotic subjects in English history -- "She therein ruling": hagiographic politics in the Countess of Pembroke's arcadia -- "Who can loue the worker of her smart?": tyrannous seduction in The faerie queene -- "Accessory yieldings": consent without agency in The rape of Lucrece and Pericles -- "Love, thou dost master me": political masochism in Mary Wroth's Urania -- "It is consent that makes a perfect slave": love and liberty in the Caroline Masque -- "Honest Margaret Newcastle": law and desire in Margaret Cavendish's romances -- "My self/before me": the erotics of republicanism in Paradise lost -- "Lives there who loves his pain?"