This article offers with the configurations within the literature and tradition of 16th-century England. It investigates the connection among disciplinary discourses of the human physique, and political physique imagery within the texts of courtly writers like Spenser, Sidney, Ralegh and others, and strains its interdependence of their narratives of nationwide identification, imperial enlargement, and gender distinction.
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