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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I suspect that the generic question is the right place to begin puzzling over such a poem as Heroique Stanza's ; why , if Dryden were intent on mourning and celebrating Cromwell , did he avoid the obvious epideictic forms and gestures ?
claims of history are compromised ; if the poem is satire , then the prophetic calling , the argument of the poem as sacred history , is endangered ; if this is history , then epic and panegyric are slighted . The poem is all the ...
They thought the poem vulnerable as poem ; they found it long and ridiculous . It violated the proprieties of the beast fable ; it was too complicated ; it was difficult and preposterous to follow the niceties of theology when it was ...
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EARL MINER Some Issues of Literary Species
ANN E IMBRIE Defining Nonfiction Genres
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