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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hymn , I shall make some use of the traditional categories of literary hymns , categories that were passed from the Greek grammarian Menander the Rhetorician to Scaliger : invoking the presence of a god ( klytic ) , relating a story ...
The epic hymn in its pure form is praise without struggle , a hymn that cannot be continued through the poem , if only ... especially in long works , than ideal and undramatic moments of rapturous bliss and also because hymns are far ...
of heaven , perceived more truly by the blind bard than by Satan in his indirect hymn . The narrator's hymn is more genuine because he hymns not light but God , who is light , as in the famous hymn of early Greek Christians ( Keble's ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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