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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MORTON W. BLOOMFIELD The Elegy and the Elegiac Mode : Praise and Alienation Although by no means the same as the relation between tragedy and the tragic mode , the relation of elegy to the elegiac mode bears similarities to the former ...
With the Renaissance , however , elegy enjoyed an exuberant growth which has never been explained , except perhaps with general reference to the revival of the classics , especially Latin . But this hardly accounts for the English ...
culminated in Milton's great elegy Lycidas , and in the somewhat personal moodiness of Il Penseroso , close to the elegiac mode . The elegy in the Restoration and the eighteenth century proliferated greatly . Elegies are to be found ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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