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" With a more riotous appetite. Down from the waist they are Centaurs, Though women all above : But to the girdle do the gods inherit, Beneath is all the fiends' ; there's hell, there's darkness, there is the sulphurous pit, burning, scalding, stench, consumption... "
Cymbeline - Página 382
por William Shakespeare - 1811
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A Most Detestable Crime: New Philosophical Essays on Rape

Keith Burgess-Jackson - 1999 - 306 páginas
...suggest was written after Shakespeare learned he had contracted syphilis, in which Lear says of women: Down from the waist they are Centaurs, Though women...the girdle do the Gods inherit, Beneath is all the fiend's: there's hell, there's darkness, There is the sulphurous pit — burning, scalding, Stench,...
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Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays

James Schiffer - 2000 - 474 páginas
...however, extends beyond a general misogyny, given its quintessential Shakespearean expression in Lear's "But to the girdle do the gods inherit / Beneath is...hell, there's darkness, there is the sulphurous pit" (4.6.126-28)18 — in which the female body, with its rapacious desires, figures the antithesis of...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2000 - 308 páginas
...minces virtue, and does shake the head To hear of pleasure's name; 120 The fitchew nor the soiled horse goes to't With a more riotous appetite. Down from...all above: But to the girdle do the Gods inherit, 125 Beneath is all the fiend's: there's hell, there's darkness, There is the sulphurous pit - burning,...
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Misogyny: The Male Malady

David D. Gilmore - 2001 - 253 páginas
...Lear's denunciation of womanhood takes on a similar virulence in its nauseous imagery (King Lear 4.6): Down from the waist they are centaurs Though women...sulphurous pit — burning, scalding, Stench, consumption, fie, fie, fie! pah, pah! The line "beneath is all the fiends" is associated with the belief that woman's...
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William Shakespeare: Othello

Nick Potter, Nicholas Potter - 2000 - 192 páginas
...minces virtue, and does shake the head To hear of pleasure's name; The fitchew nor the soiled horse goes to't With a more riotous appetite. Down from...is all the fiends'; There's hell, there's darkness, there's the sulphurous pit, Burning, scalding, stench, consumption [Lear, IV, vi, 1 16-25]. Othello...
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Shakespeare: la invención de lo humano

Harold Bloom - 2001 - 734 páginas
...minces virtue, and does shake the head /To hear of pleasure's name; /The fitchew nor the soiled horse goes to't / With a more riotous appetite. / Down from...the girdle do the Gods inherit, / Beneath is all the fiend's: there's hell, there's darkness, /There is the sulphurous pit-burning, scalding, / Stench,...
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Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say

Frederick Buechner - 2009 - 176 páginas
...not even "the fitchew nor the soiled horse goes to 't / With a more riotous appetite," adding that "Down from the waist they are Centaurs, / Though women...the girdle do the gods inherit, / Beneath is all the fiend's," and then lapsing into an explosion of sexual nausea that borders on incoherence with "There's...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 144 páginas
...minces virtue, and does shake the head To hear of pleasure's name; The fitchew nor the soiled horse goes to't With a more riotous appetite. Down from...Centaurs, Though women all above: But to the girdle to the Gods inherit, Beneath is all the fiend's: there's hell, there's darkness, There is the sulphurous...
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Shakespeare's Last Plays: Essays in Literature and Politics

Stephen W. Smith, Travis Curtright - 2002 - 244 páginas
...clouds and chubby putti. 19. As old Lear puts it, his imagination far gone with the sense of betrayal: Down from the waist they are Centaurs, Though women...sulphurous pit, burning, scalding, Stench, consumption. Fie, fie, fie! pah, pah! (4.6.124-29) This dualism of the body seems to me a kind of aesthetic Manicheanism...
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Gendered spaces: Wandel des "Weiblichen" im englischen Diskurs der frühen ...

Martina Mittag - 2002 - 260 páginas
...besteht. So werden die weiblichen Genitalien in King Lear zur Hölle, d Körperhälfte gegenüberstehen: Down from the waist they are Centaurs, Though women...is all the fiends'; There's hell, there's darkness, there's the sulphurqus pit, Burning, scalding, stench, consumption. (IV .vi. ^25-29) e der idealisierten...
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