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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So marked , in fact , is this consciousness in Milton that a generic approach seems the one to take even with a nonclassical kind like the ... John S. Smart and F. T. Prince have done influential work on the genre of Milton's sonnets .
In undertaking , as I do here , to inquire into Milton's resumption of sonnet writing in 1642 and his politicizing of the genre that begins in “ Captain or Colonel , " one approach to the questions of choice and change clearly lies by ...
As Allen Grossman has observed , Milton is singular in his acknowledgment of history as part of the self ... Milton is the poet of a crisis in the intelligibility of experience . . . An abyss has opened up between fact and value .
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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