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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topos ( itself georgic , the persona auctoris genre ) ; but Spenser gives it an unusually full development.27 Hesiodic too are The Faerie Queene's many genealogical passages , digressive variety , choice of myths ( many from the ...
It is misleading , however , to identify the harsh Mantuanesque voice of Spenser's satirical eclogues with medieval Catholicism , for Mantuan's anticlericalism aligns him closely with the antipapal stance taken by Tudor Protestants .
Although the writings of the master poet Chaucer were universally admired , and Spenser chose him as the most fit model for the native poet , Sidney in the Apologie for Poetrie finds no precedent for such poetic imitation of archaic ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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