Renaissance Genres: Essays on Theory, History, and Interpretation
Barbara Kiefer Lewalski, William R Kenan Professor of English Literature and of History and Literature Barbara Kiefer Lewalski
Harvard University Press, 1986 - 498 стор.
Today genre studies are flourishing, and nowhere more vigorously perhaps than in the field of Renaissance literature, given the importance to Renaissance writers of questions of genre. These studies have been nourished, as Barbara Lewalski points out, by the varied insights of contemporary literary theory. More sophisticated conceptions of genre have led to a fuller appreciation of the complex and flexible Renaissance uses of literary forms.
The eighteen essays in this volume are striking in their diversity of stance and approach. Three are addressed to genre theory explicitly, and all reveal a concern with theoretical issues. The contributors are Earl Miner, Ann E. Imbrie, Claudio Guillen, Alastair Fowler, Harry Levin, Morton W. Bloomfield, Mary T. Crane, Barbara J. Bono, Janel M. Mueller, Annabel Patterson, Steven N. Zwicker, Marjorie Garber, Robert N. Watson, John N. King, Heather Dubrow, John Klause, James S. Baumlin, and Francis C. Blessington.
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( De civitate Dei , 15.1.596 ) The " progress " ( procursus , progressus ) of the individual soul and of the City of God was Augustine's major theme.22 And even if Donne's Progresse depicts what in a Christian soul would be moral ...
Had Donne wished to speak as prudently in the poem as he was to do in his sermons ( and in August 1601 , hardly in a ... the idea of transmigration is introduced , as in Donne's poem , by reference to Ovid ( 2.11.217 ) , with an eye to ...
At this point we can begin to see more clearly the relationship between Donne's text and its model . Donne attempts far more than a rehashed version of the Horatian plot ; he strives instead for an exact reversal of the dramatic ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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Ellen D. Lokos
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Diane Kelsey McColley
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