John Donne And Baroque Allegory PDF Download

John Donne and Baroque Allegory PDF
Author: Hugh Grady
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Size: 16.38 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 240
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Provides a new appreciation of John Donne through the lens of Walter Benjamin's critical theory of baroque allegory.

Resistant Structures PDF Download

Resistant Structures PDF
Author: Richard Strier
Publisher: Univ of California Press
Size: 26.83 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 239
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"Resistant Structures manages to be both stunning and sensible. . . .The book is an erudite, sensitive, and theoretically provocative experiment in political criticism, at once radical and rigorous, which will be of lasting value to all students of English Renaissance literature."—Debora Shuger, author of The Renaissance Bible "These essays have a cumulative and exemplary force, which is due to Strier's knowlege, his intelligence, the clarity of his writing, and the honesty of his procedures."—Paul Alpers, author of Singer of the Eclogues: A Study of Virgilian Pastoral

Faustus And The Promises Of The New Science C 1580 1730 PDF Download

Faustus and the Promises of the New Science  C  1580 1730 PDF
Author: Christa Knellwolf King
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Size: 47.11 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 208
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Having identified the literary origins of the Faustus legend in the late sixteenth-century German Faust Book and its English translation, this book argues that the Faustus typology emerged as a vehicle for discussing morality and beliefs. This study examines a broad spectrum of transformations of the thematic core of the legend, concentrating on Marlowe's play, Milton's and Fontenelle's responses to seventeenth-century science, Mountfort's farcical Faustus play and early eighteenth-century harlequinades.

John Donne S Desire Of More PDF Download

John Donne s  desire of More  PDF
Author: M. Thomas Hester
Size: 40.52 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Poetry
Languages : en
Pages : 265
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"This volume is composed of thirteen essays by an international group of acclaimed Renaissance scholars on the presence of Anne More Donne in the poetry of her husband. In his epitaph for his wife upon her death in 1617, John Donne called her "Faeminae lectissimae, dilectissimaeque" - a woman "most choice" and "most beloved and loving": but these Latin terms of endearment also figured her as a woman both "well-read" and "very well-read." This book aims to endorse and to explore that view of her that is espoused by the poet in his epitaph through readings of his "readings" of her presence and absence as central subjects of Donne's own presentations of himself, his world, and his God."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

English Epicures And Stoics PDF Download

English Epicures and Stoics PDF
Author: Reid Barbour
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
Size: 34.72 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 312
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In this book, Reid Barbour offers the first full account of the lively but hazardous transmission of these Hellenistic philosophies over the first half-century of Stuart rule, including the cataclysmic years of civil war that forever changed the role of classical culture in English intellectual life.