Acknowledgements A Note on the Text Introduction PART I: THE SUBJECT'S NEW BODY Well-tempered Bodies: Self-Government and Subjectivity Imagined Individuals: A Body of One's Own Gendered Objects: Sexualizing the Female Body PART II: THE BODY OF THE NATION Time, Space and the Body in the Narrative of the Nation Internal Imperialism: Domestic Loyalties Astraea's Substitute: Ireland and the Quest for National Unity Female Territories: Textualizing the Body of the Other Notes Index Bibliography Index
SUSANNE SCHOLZ is a Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature at Paderborn University in Germany. She studied at the Universities of Frankfurt/Main, Strathcylde and Birbeck College, London and was a lecturer at the Universities of Frankfurt and Siegen. She has written articles on Renaissance literature and culture and feminist theory.
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