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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... or genres ( tragedy , comedy , sonnet , epigram , epic , eclogue , and the like ) ; subgenres ( specified by subject matter and motifs , such as the piscatory eclogue ) ; modes ( expressive kinds identified chiefly by subject matter ...
Attitude is also a matter of emphasis , of a spectrum rather than exclusive alternatives , but once again we can posit three points . The attitude we hold toward the characters and their world may lead us to think them higher than ...
A definition of genre according to subject matter , however , provides a more relaxed distinction among kinds and as such might more successfully encourage literary experiment . Significantly , we find the development of this definition ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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