By Enrique Fernandez
Anxieties of Interiority and Dissection in Early sleek Spain brings the learn of Europe’s “culture of dissection” to the Iberian peninsula, proposing a ignored episode within the improvement of the fashionable suggestion of the self. Enrique Fernandez explores the ways that 16th and seventeenth-century anatomical learn inspired either a feeling of interiority and an apprehension of that interior’s publicity and punishment by means of the early sleek state.
Examining works through Miguel de Cervantes, María de Zayas, Fray Luis de Granada, and Francisco de Quevedo, Fernandez highlights the lifestyles of narratives within which the writer creates a surrogate self on paper, then “dissects” it. He argues that those texts percentage a nervous expertise of getting a posh internal self in a rustic the place one’s interiority used to be below everlasting possibility of punitive publicity by means of the Inquisition or the nation. a cosmopolitan research of literary, spiritual, and scientific perform in early smooth Spain, Fernandez’s paintings will curiosity students engaged on questions of early sleek technology, drugs, and physique politics.
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