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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And although some critics have tried to show that Martial's satire has a serious moral purpose , it seems fairly clear that this is not how he presents most of his poems . 12 He calls his epigrams nugae ( trifles , 8.3 ) ...
Clearly , Jonson was concerned with the nature of moral authority and the poet's assumption of it , and his collection of epigrams contains a number of experiments in the moral stance appropriate to that genre .
16 teachers of morals he is surpassed by no one in gravity and elegance , and he , most of all , is in accord both ... And if Persius ' Stoicism accounts for his moral seriousness , it also accounts for his emphasis on persuasion over ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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