ABSTRACT

Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in early modern Europe, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly.

The volume is divided into four sections that guide students through the key processes and practices employed in current research on the history of emotions. The first explains how key terms and concepts in the study of emotions relate to early modern Europe, while the second focuses on the unique ways in which emotions were conceptualized at the time. The third section introduces a range of sources and methodologies that are used to analyse early modern emotions. The final section includes a wide-ranging selection of thematic topics covering war, religion, family, politics, art, music, literature and the non-human world to show how analysis of emotions may offer new perspectives on the early modern period more broadly.

Each section offers bite-sized, accessible commentaries providing students new to the history of emotions with the tools to begin their own investigations. Each entry is supported by annotated further reading recommendations pointing students to the latest research in that area and at the end of the book is a general bibliography, which provides a comprehensive list of current scholarship.

This book is the perfect starting point for any student wishing to study emotions in early modern Europe.

 

part |2 pages

Section I Modern theories and models of emotions

chapter I|4 pages

I.1 Emotional community

ByANDREW LYNCH

chapter I|3 pages

I.2 Emotives and emotional regimes

ByTANIA M . COLWELL

chapter I|4 pages

I.3 Affect theory

BySTEPHANIE TRIGG

chapter I|3 pages

I.4 Performance and performativity

ByKATIE BARCLAY

chapter I|3 pages

I.5 Materiality

BySARAH RANDLES

chapter I|3 pages

I.6 Space and place

ByKATIE BARCLAY

chapter I|4 pages

I.7 Psychological approaches

BySANDRA GARRIDO AND JANE W . DAVIDSON

chapter I|4 pages

I.8 Large data set mining

ByINGER LEEMANS

part |2 pages

Section II Early modern terms, concepts and practices of emotions

chapter II|3 pages

II.1 Language of emotions R . S . WHITE

chapter II|3 pages

II.2 Emotion

ByPATRICIA SIMONS

chapter II|3 pages

II.3 Humoral theory DANIJELA KAMBASKOVIC

chapter II|3 pages

II.4 The senses

ByHERMAN ROODENBURG

chapter II|3 pages

II.5 Pain and suffering

ByJAVIER MOSCOSO

chapter II|2 pages

II.6 Grammar

ByROSS KNECHT

chapter II|3 pages

II.7 Mood R . S . WHITE

chapter II|3 pages

II.8 Love DANIJELA KAMBASKOVIC

chapter II|5 pages

II.9 Melancholy

ByERIN SULLIVAN

chapter II|3 pages

II.10 Fellow-feeling

ByKATHERINE IBBETT

chapter II|3 pages

II.11 Sociality and sociability

ByKATRINA O ’ LOUGHLIN

chapter II|4 pages

II.12 Holy affections

ByHANNAH NEWTON

chapter II|3 pages

II.13 The passions ALEKSONDRA HULTQUIST

chapter II|4 pages

II.14 Contemplation

ByCHRISTOPHER ALLEN

chapter II|3 pages

II.15 Sensibility

ByKATRINA O ’ LOUGHLIN

chapter II|6 pages

II.16 The expressive face

ByLINDA WALSH

part |2 pages

Section III Sources and methodologies for early modern emotions

chapter III|3 pages

III.1 Poetry

ByDIANA G . BARNES

chapter III|3 pages

III.2 Drama

ByKATHRYN PRINCE

chapter III|4 pages

III.3 Epistolary literature

ByDIANA G . BARNES

chapter III|3 pages

III.4 Educational treatises

ByMERRIDEE L . BAILEY

chapter III|3 pages

III.5 Histories, chronicles and memoirs

ByERIKA KUIJPERS

chapter III|3 pages

III.6 Medical sources

ByROBERT L . WESTON

chapter III|4 pages

III.7 Economic records

ByMERRIDEE L . BAILEY

chapter III|3 pages

III.8 Judicial sources

ByJOANNE MCEWAN

chapter III|3 pages

III.9 Church and parish records

ByCHARLOTTE - ROSE MILLAR

chapter III|3 pages

III.10 Catholic missionary texts

ByANANYA CHAKRAVARTI

chapter III|3 pages

III.11 Letters

ByCAROLYN JAMES

chapter III|3 pages

III.12 Archives

ByJAMES DAYBELL

chapter III|5 pages

III.13 Maps

ByALICIA MARCHANT

chapter III|3 pages

III.14 Books

BySTEPHANIE DOWNES

chapter III|5 pages

III.15 Household objects

ByTARA HAMLING

chapter III|6 pages

III.16 Prints and illustrated broadsheets

ByCHARLES ZIKA

chapter III|5 pages

III.17 Fantasy figures

ByMELISSA PERCIVAL

chapter III|5 pages

III.18 Monuments

ByPETER SHERLOCK

chapter III|5 pages

III.19 Devotional objects

ByMARY LAVEN

chapter III|4 pages

III.20 Textiles

BySALLY HOLLOWAY

chapter III|3 pages

III.21 The body

ByKAREN HARVEY

chapter III|5 pages

III.22 Gestures

ByJANE W . DAVIDSON AND ALAN MADDOX

chapter III|4 pages

III.23 Music

ByALAN MADDOX AND JANE W . DAVIDSON