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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The imitation of model texts as a basis of literary training reveals the considerable value Renaissance critics place on nonfiction prose . This educational enterprise , which we might call Ciceronian imitation to distinguish it from ...
Now , formal imitation ( that is , lexical imitation in extenso of a classical author or work ) itself constitutes a quasi - generic form , with its own so to say intramural history . And it too is an Augustan form , beginningfor all ...
( Many of the exaggerations in the style of Elizabethan satire thus result from an imitation based , as it were , on caricature — and only rarely do the Elizabethans recognize that the products of such imitation tend to become parodies ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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