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 meaning , not the name , is the important thing , although each of us finds it necessary to give a name to our meaning . We owe it to others to use care in defining terms ; making clear does not always mean making right , but it ...
Milton was throughout his career the apologist of the vast shifts in meaning which are the condition of the coming to pass of new value and which at the same time imperil all value ... Milton's sense of history ( and consequently of ...
Their scrupling over language also indicates how they thought about words and meaning and how the adjustment of words to meaning might be understood as an important form of political behavior . It is this last issue that interests me ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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Ellen D. Lokos
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Diane Kelsey McColley
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