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Castillo, David R., 1967-
Baroque horrors : roots of the fantastic in the age of curiosities / David R. Castillo
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PQ6066 .C365 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Spanish literature -- Classical period, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism
Baroque literature -- History and criticism
Horror in literature
Fear -- History
Fear -- Political aspects
Physical Description xv, 177 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-174) and index
Contents Introduction: a taste for the macabre in the age of curiosities -- Miscellanea: the garden of curiosities and macabre theater -- Sins of our fathers (and spouses): the preternatural in baroque exemplary tales -- Zayas' bodyworks: protogothic moral pornography or a baroque trap for the gaze -- Monsters from the deep: Lozano's La cueva de Hâercules and the politics of horror

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