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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( 7.75-78 ) There is not much formal georgic , in the sense of lexical imitation of Virgil ; but then that was avoided in the early Renaissance and only become fashionable after Vida's De arte poetica ( 1520–1527 ) .
This poet , somewhat against his will , has chosen Virgil rather than Ovid as literary model , judgment over imagination . Ovid is the poet of passion ; he delights the imagination . Virgil is praised for “ accuracy of expression .
This hymn , like Virgil's , comes after the prophecies have been made and a happy future predicted or , in the Aeneid , an end to Trojan wandering , at least . In both poems the release of tension opens an epiphany of perfection ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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