Ordering Emotions in Europe, 1100–1800

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Abstract

Ordering Emotions in Europe, 1100-1800 investigates how emotions were conceptualised and practised in the medieval and early modern period, as they ordered systems of thought and practice—from philosophy and theology, music and literature, to science and medicine. Analysing discursive, psychic and bodily dimensions of emotions as they were experienced, performed and narrated, authors explore how emotions were understood to interact with more abstract intellectual capacities in producing systems of thought, and how these key frameworks of the medieval and early modern period were enacted by individuals as social and emotional practices, acts and experiences of everyday life.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeiden
PublisherBrill
Number of pages320
ISBN (Print)9789004305106
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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