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Monsters and Their Meanings in Early Modern Culture: Mighty Magic

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To call something 'monstrueux' in the mid-sixteenth century is, more often than not, to wonder at its enormous size: it is to call to mind something like a whale. By the late seventeenth 'monstrueux' is more likely to denote hidden intentions, unspoken desires. Several shifts are at work in this word history, and in what Othello calls the 'mighty magic' of monsters; these ...more
Hardcover, 344 pages
Published July 21st 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published May 26th 2011)
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