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By bringing a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.067 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(variety of materials together, Covington traces images of brokenness, disorder and permeated boundaries to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.811 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(illuminate the expansive character of wound imagery at work in 17th-century writings. Covington argues, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.555 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(moreover, that in an age of upheaval and violence wound metaphors were not only an appropriate means of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.299 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(articulating the turbulent circumstances of civil war, images of woundedness themselves provided a means )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.043 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(through which the self and the nation could be re-imagined during a period of unprecedented crisis.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Throughout )] TJ ET BT 93.680 175.787 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor)] TJ ET BT 236.336 175.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(,)] TJ ET BT 242.336 175.787 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington carefully demonstrates how traditional representations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.531 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of woundedness and the body are drawn upon in order to highlight the flexible and charged symbolisms of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.275 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(woundedness that are particular to 17th-century writings. The first chapter of the book examines the use of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.019 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wound metaphors within representations of the body politic. Through the close analysis of political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.763 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(polemics, Covingtion observes the transformation of a conventional political metaphor as it assumed a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.507 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?wounded? condition in royalist and puritan writings. While it is perhaps unsurprising that the idea of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.251 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(woundedness is ?well-suited for an age of crisis and violence, with writers repeatedly expounding on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 75.995 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?broken? body politic?, Covington?s close analysis of the permutations of wound imagery across political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.739 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(polemics identifies the important function of the metaphor in imagining the political situation \(p. 2\). )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.699 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.443 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(974)] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.187 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 541.931 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Friday, 1 October, 2010)] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.675 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.419 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Sarah Covington)] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.163 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 484.907 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9780230616011)] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.651 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.395 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2009)] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.139 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 427.883 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(55.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.627 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.371 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(272pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.115 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 370.859 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Palgrave Macmillan)] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.603 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 342.347 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Basingstoke)] TJ ET BT 34.016 328.091 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 313.835 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Victoria Sparey)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 8126 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington draws attention to similar thought processes at work within parliamentarian and royalist writings, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(whereby political tracts identify the source of the wound that afflicts the body politic and uses the notion of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(woundedness to articulate the means of remedy. Furthermore, the different approaches that political writings )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(exhibit in the placement of blame and the imagined cure are shown to increase the imaginative scope of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(metaphor of the body politic. Covington, for example, traces how political polemics began to imagine a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more tangible distinction between the natural and metaphorical body of the king as they explored the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(question of who had wounded whom and presented various accounts of the relationship between king and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(state.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Although the first chapter of )] TJ ET BT 173.660 670.421 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor)] TJ ET BT 316.316 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( makes use of many political writings from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(17th century, the chapter presents a particularly compelling reading of Charles? self-construction as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wounded in )] TJ ET BT 93.344 641.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikon Basilike)] TJ ET BT 163.004 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Covington observes how )] TJ ET BT 291.332 641.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikon Basilike )] TJ ET BT 363.992 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(uses traditional ideas of martyrdom to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(create its vision of the wounded king. The text is found to transform notions of the king?s ?two bodies?, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(moreover, as it draws upon the king?s political symbolism while highlighting the personal suffering of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Charles during the civil war. Covington carefully unpacks the representation of the king, who bears the sins )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the nation in a manner that at once reiterates ideas of divine right while diminishing the untouchable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(position of the king that traditionally accompanied such ideas.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(There is, however, perhaps an opportunity missed in Covington?s discussion of the language of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(woundedness in )] TJ ET BT 114.008 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikon Basilike)] TJ ET BT 183.668 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Covington notes that Milton?s )] TJ ET BT 338.348 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikonoklastes )] TJ ET BT 408.008 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provides a ?point-by-point? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(response to )] TJ ET BT 91.340 515.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikon Basilike)] TJ ET BT 161.000 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in order to suggest the powerful nature of Charles? self-construction as wounded )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(p. 40\). With such a clear example of dialogue between texts, the fluidity of political metaphors might here )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have been examined in far greater detail precisely )] TJ ET BT 275.936 487.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(because)] TJ ET BT 314.588 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Milton places the rhetoric of )] TJ ET BT 457.232 487.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikon Basilike)] TJ ET BT 526.892 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( under )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scrutiny. Issues of representation within this particular instance of textual interplay can be seen to become a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(central part of political polemic. Of course a chapter can only pursue so many lines of thought and this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter does provide many fascinating observations about uses of wound imagery in political writings. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(way in which Milton engaged with the construction of Charles in )] TJ ET BT 349.652 430.325 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Eikon Basilike )] TJ ET BT 422.312 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(could, however, have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(provided an especially valuable addition to Covington?s argument.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The second chapter of )] TJ ET BT 143.312 389.813 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor)] TJ ET BT 285.968 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( moves on to explore the disruption of boundaries, or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?breakages?, apparent within early modern legal discourses. Using the legal writings of Edward Coke and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John Selden, Covington analyses uncertainties within the language of the law. Focusing its analysis upon )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(definitions of the crime of treason, where the individual might ?wound? either king or state, the chapter )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(offers an insightful development of ideas considered in chapter one. Cases of treason are examined to reveal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the expansive nature of the crime, with the particular case of the Earl of Strafford?s treason highlighting an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(especially new formulation of the treasonous act. Condemned to death for his role in Charles? personal rule )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1629?40\), Strafford?s case is found to reshape the terms of treason, which Covington here describes as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(destroying ?loyalty between the king and his people? \(p. 66\). By tracing the meanings of treason in legal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(discourse, Covington suggests how language can itself be reshaped by historical circumstances.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The second chapter also considers how far the law had control over the wound imagery that it invoked. In )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particular, Covington highlights the performative nature of a legal system where punishments are framed as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a reciprocal wounding: the criminal who has wounded the state will themselves be wounded. Through bodily )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(harm \(whether disfigurement or execution\) the presence of the law is supposedly marked upon the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(individual?s body in a process that threatens the erasure of identity. But, as Covington astutely observes, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wound might also register the transgression of boundaries \(of the law and the body of the criminal\) in a way )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that elevates the individual, whose wound may be used to redefine the self using the rhetoric of martyrdom. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Within this chapter Covington poses important questions about the symbolic weight of the wound inflicted )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by the state upon the subject. Does the mutilated body of the criminal represent the law?s strength or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(magnify the individual?s resistance to state authority?)] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Chapter three examines the representation of war wounds in historical and literary accounts. Central to this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter is the relationship between the personhood of the soldier and his wounded body. Familiar codes of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(honour and shame are used to situate interpretations of war wounds. Once again particular examples are used )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 19 0 R ] /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 7785 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to illustrate the importance and flexibility of wound imagery in determining notions of personal honour. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington provides an interesting discussion about how the location of the wound on the body could be used )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to signify identity. Of particular interest are Covington?s observations about wounds to the back, which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(would typically signify the soldier?s flight and thus identify him as a coward. In her analysis of the narrative )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the Earl of Northampton?s wounding, Covington demonstrates the flexibility of such tropes of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(woundedness: in this instance the wounds to Northampton?s back still suggest shameful behaviour, but his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wounds do not indicate his own dishonourable conduct, they reflect the dishonour of the adversaries who )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(attack the Earl as a group. Throughout Covington?s chapter, the wound metaphor is shown to be fluid but )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(central to constructions of the soldier?s identity. Representations of Cromwell?s battle wounds in royalist )] TJ ET BT 34.016 668.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and puritan accounts, for example, transform the meaning of wound imagery to represent Cromwell )] TJ ET BT 34.016 653.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(respectively as both a coward and a hero.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Within this third chapter, Covington also explores how social rank and economic position could inform )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interpretations of wounds, and consequently the selfhood of the wounded individual. Covington suggests )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(how the wounded soldier, who returns from war unable to work, could be subjected to an evaluation of his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?worthiness? that assessed his wounds in terms of honour and economic burden. Such focused attention )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(upon the individual?s wounds as a means of defining the individual could, as Covington eloquently argues, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(lead to a devastating erasure of identity. The richness of the wound metaphor, however, is again articulated )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by Covington. Through a particularly interesting discussion of the meanings attached to scars, Covington )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(suggests how the scar represents both a breached bodily boundary \(the scar provides evidence of past )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(violence\) while providing evidence that a process of healing has taken place. Covington thus argues that the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scarred body might be interpreted in various ways: Milton?s scarred Satan might bear the mark of his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(irreligious acts, but elsewhere scars might be a source pride, signaling the individual?s survival through )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(violent times.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In her fourth chapter, Covington turns to the psychological woundings associated with love. Here )] TJ ET BT 504.620 444.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Flesh and Metaphor )] TJ ET BT 135.008 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(considers the now familiar idea of love being a disruptive force, linked with madness )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the disordered self. The chapter discusses notions of Neoplatonism and Stoicism in relation to early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(modern constructions of love. Ideas are eloquently articulated, although several of the ideas that are put )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(forward in this chapter have been preempted and discussed in greater depth by Lesel Dawson in her recent )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(study of lovesickness in early modern literature.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 264.980 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 264.980 371.907 m 278.972 371.907 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 278.972 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( The chapter provides some interesting observations )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(about literary representations of love in the work of Marvell, Lovelace and Davenant. For example, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington recognises the subtle transformation of literary modes as Lovelace converts his devotion for his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(lover into loyalty to the king, while Marvell?s pastoral poetry is disrupted by the intrusions of war. Although )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(literary critics have noted such details in these poems before, within the context of Covington?s study the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(observations further suggest the scope of wound metaphors in the seventeenth century. It is suggested that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the articulation of the emotion of love \(and perhaps the emotion itself\) is influenced by historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(circumstances, at least in the poetry of the period. One might say that Covington reveals how romantic love )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is itself wounded as it becomes displaced within literary representations.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The fifth chapter of )] TJ ET BT 130.652 232.997 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor )] TJ ET BT 276.308 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(considers spiritual woundings in puritan conversion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(narratives, Catholic devotional writings and accounts of spiritual despair. Covington examines how the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(image of the wounded, open body could be used to articulate a spiritual accessibility by which conversion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and salvation might be achieved. The chapter explores how narratives of conversion make use of traditional )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ideas of redemptive suffering to articulate a painful experience of bodily openness that results in spiritual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wholeness. Covington argues, moreover, that Catholic wound imagery was of a different character to that of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(puritan writings, taking on a particularly physical focus. Covington suggests that while puritan writings tend )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to dwell upon a spiritual and metaphysical wound through which spiritual wholeness might be achieved, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Catholic writings emphasise the role of the material body, focusing upon Christ?s wounds and the martyred )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(saints who suffered particularly painful deaths and bodily disfigurement. As well as devotional writings, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington?s sources include reports of executions of Catholics, where crowd members preserved the blood )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and parts of the mutilated body. Through her sensitive analysis of such texts, Covington identifies the body )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that had suffered for its spiritual convictions as a focus for Catholic expressions of faith. The poetry of )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj [16 0 R /Fit] endobj 19 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 20 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 264.9797 372.2215 278.9717 384.1015 ] >> endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 24 0 R 27 0 R 29 0 R 31 0 R 33 0 R 35 0 R ] /Contents 22 0 R >> endobj 22 0 obj << /Length 8827 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Crashaw is skillfully handled in this chapter to suggest how spiritual ecstasy could be achieved through )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contemplating the wounded body of Christ and the saints. In keeping with book?s exploration of an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expansive and flexible metaphor, moreover, the chapter also demonstrates how the openness of the wounded )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(body might threaten to allow sin and despair to enter the self and threaten spiritual dissolution. Wounds once )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(again provide a means of either imagining personal strength that enables spiritual completion or a means of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(articulating a selfhood that has been devastatingly breached.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Throughout )] TJ ET BT 93.680 698.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor )] TJ ET BT 239.336 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington?s strength rests with her compelling textual readings )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of historical and literary texts. On the whole Covington?s interdisciplinary approach and her engagement )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(with literary criticism leads to a successful and thorough treatment of literary texts alongside other texts. The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(treatment of Crashaw in chapter five, for example, is developed with sensitivity to Crashaw?s language and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the observations of literary critics. Some concerns remain, however, in the study?s use of its literary sources. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(A consequence of the breadth of this study are instances in )] TJ ET BT 318.956 627.653 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor )] TJ ET BT 464.612 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(where literary texts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(receive limited attention, which can in turn result in a misleading representation of the text in question. In )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter three, for example, Covington discusses Marvell?s ?An Horatian Ode? and suggests that Marvell )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(represents Cromwell as wounding the land. While the reading is a possible one, the treatment of Marvell )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(and consequently the poem?s language\) is here worryingly reductive. Covington states that Marvell was a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(royalist ?at least in inclination, before 1650? to frame her reading of the poem \(p. 107\). Covington?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(references for this statement, however, do not draw upon recent literary criticism that has emphasised a far )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(less certain position for Marvell, who was associated with parliamentarians like John Hall as well as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(royalists like Lovelace and Stanley from as early as the 1640s. Nicholas McDowell?s recent publication, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit)] TJ ET BT 414.332 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, for example, explores a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more fluid relationship between Marvell?s political allegiances and his poetry.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 410.624 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 410.624 483.699 m 424.616 483.699 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 424.616 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( Although Covington )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(makes an effort to engage with literary criticism throughout her study \(and even here observes that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Marvell?s poem is recognised by scholars as ambiguous\), the single \(albeit lengthy\) paragraph dedicated to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?An Horatian Ode? in this chapter fails to articulate the richness of the metaphors at work in the poem or the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 428.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particular readings that literary critics have produced concerning the representation of Cromwell. As the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(significance of metaphors have long been central to criticism of literary texts, it feels odd when such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 399.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(criticism is not incorporated in Covington?s readings of literary sources. For example, references to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 385.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wounded body in Shakespeare?s )] TJ ET BT 193.316 385.301 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Coriolanus)] TJ ET BT 247.328 385.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in chapter one)] TJ ET BT 321.308 385.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(would benefit from engaging with Cynthia )] TJ ET BT 34.016 371.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Marshall?s well-known discussion of the play, the relevance to this particular study being suggested by its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 356.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(title of ?Wound-man: )] TJ ET BT 140.336 356.789 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Coriolanus)] TJ ET BT 194.348 356.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, gender, and theatrical construction of interiority?.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 438.632 356.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 438.632 355.395 m 452.624 355.395 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Covington?s book remains, however, an important interdisciplinary study. At its simplest level, the breadth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of )] TJ ET BT 47.012 316.277 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor in Seventeenth-Century England)] TJ ET BT 348.644 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( allows the reader an opportunity to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(encounter a range of texts in order to appreciate the frequent and widespread usage of wound imagery in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(writings of this period. This book achieves its most important contribution to scholarship of the early )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(modern period, however, in what is generally a highly sensitive analysis of ?the myriad journeys that one )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(metaphor took across political, legal, military, psychological, and religious writings?, which illuminates )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(processes of re-evaluation and self-fashioning at work through language itself in seventeenth-century )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(England \(p. 3\). )] TJ ET BT 109.004 230.741 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Wounds, Flesh and Metaphor )] TJ ET BT 254.660 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(identifies the presence of wound imagery in a variety of 17th-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(century writings to suggest the ways in which compelling wound metaphors were being used to explore and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understand a turbulent period in English history.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 167.331 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 136.714 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 136.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lesel Dawson, )] TJ ET BT 138.332 136.709 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Lovesickness and Gender in Early Modern English Literature)] TJ ET BT 435.308 136.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Oxford, 2008\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 513.956 136.709 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to )] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 513.956 135.315 m 553.952 135.315 l S BT 64.016 122.453 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 64.016 121.059 m 78.008 121.059 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 108.202 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 108.197 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Nicholas McDowell, )] TJ ET BT 167.000 108.197 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit)] TJ ET BT 64.016 93.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Oxford, 2008\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 139.664 93.941 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 139.664 92.547 m 193.652 92.547 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 79.690 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 79.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cynthia Marshall, ?Wound-man: )] TJ ET BT 225.332 79.685 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Coriolanus)] TJ ET BT 279.344 79.685 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, gender, and theatrical construction of interiority? in )] TJ ET BT 64.016 65.429 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Feminist Readings of Early Modern Culture: Emerging Subjects)] TJ ET BT 373.664 65.429 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Valerie Traub, M. Lindsay )] TJ ET BT 64.016 51.173 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Kaplan and Dympna Callaghan \(Cambridge, 1996\), pp. 93?118.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 371.636 51.173 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 371.636 49.779 m 425.624 49.779 l S endstream endobj 23 0 obj [21 0 R /Fit] endobj 24 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 25 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 410.6237 484.0135 424.6157 495.8935 ] >> endobj 25 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 26 0 obj [21 0 R /Fit] endobj 27 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 28 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 438.6317 355.7095 452.6237 367.5895 ] >> endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 30 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 513.9557 135.6295 553.9517 147.5095 ] >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 18 0 R >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 32 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 64.0157 121.3735 78.0077 133.2535 ] >> endobj 32 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 18 0 R >> endobj 33 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 34 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 139.6637 92.8615 193.6517 104.7415 ] >> endobj 34 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 23 0 R >> endobj 35 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 36 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 371.6357 50.0935 425.6237 61.9735 ] >> endobj 36 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /GoTo /D 26 0 R >> endobj 37 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 39 0 R ] /Contents 38 0 R >> endobj 38 0 obj << /Length 879 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 784.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The author is happy to accept this review and does not wish to comment further.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 758.213 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Other reviews:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 743.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2])] TJ ET 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 34.391 739.231 526.499 1.500 re S BT 34.016 721.451 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Source URL:)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 104.672 721.451 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/974)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 104.672 720.057 m 322.316 720.057 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 695.080 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Links:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 680.680 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([1] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/item/5040)] TJ ET BT 34.016 666.280 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [([2] http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews)] TJ ET endstream endobj 39 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 40 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 104.6717 720.3715 322.3157 732.2515 ] >> endobj 40 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/974) >> endobj xref 0 41 0000000000 65535 f 0000000008 00000 n 0000000073 00000 n 0000000119 00000 n 0000000349 00000 n 0000000386 00000 n 0000000568 00000 n 0000000650 00000 n 0000005063 00000 n 0000005172 00000 n 0000005282 00000 n 0000005391 00000 n 0000008952 00000 n 0000009080 00000 n 0000009164 00000 n 0000009229 00000 n 0000017408 00000 n 0000017492 00000 n 0000025330 00000 n 0000025360 00000 n 0000025488 00000 n 0000025524 00000 n 0000025643 00000 n 0000034523 00000 n 0000034553 00000 n 0000034681 00000 n 0000034717 00000 n 0000034747 00000 n 0000034875 00000 n 0000034911 00000 n 0000035039 00000 n 0000035094 00000 n 0000035220 00000 n 0000035275 00000 n 0000035402 00000 n 0000035457 00000 n 0000035583 00000 n 0000035638 00000 n 0000035722 00000 n 0000036653 00000 n 0000036781 00000 n trailer << /Size 41 /Root 1 0 R /Info 5 0 R >> startxref 36876 %%EOF