Love in Print in the Sixteenth Century
The Popularization of Romance
|Publication Date||April 2014|
|Formats||Hardcover Ebook (PDF) Ebook (EPUB)|
|Series||Early Modern Cultural Studies Series|
Examining the representation of love in conduct books, philosophical treatises, letter-writing manuals, and medical texts, Love in Print in the Sixteenth Century explores the impact of printing on conflicting cultural notions about romantic love in the sixteenth century. This popularization of romantic love through the book market led to profound transformations in the rhetoric, ideology, and social function of love - transformations that continue to shape cultural notions about love today.