This article analyses some representations of the monstrous in 17th- and 18th-century English culture through a reading of the spaces and contexts in which monsters were exhibited or confined: in street fairs and shows, in scientific writings and collections, in exotic locations, and finally hidden from view in charitable asylums.

Luoghi curiosi nell’Inghilterra settecentesca

CLEGG, Jeanne Frances
2007

Abstract

This article analyses some representations of the monstrous in 17th- and 18th-century English culture through a reading of the spaces and contexts in which monsters were exhibited or confined: in street fairs and shows, in scientific writings and collections, in exotic locations, and finally hidden from view in charitable asylums.
Politica e poetica del mostruoso nella letteratura e nella cultura inglese e anglo-americana
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