Guilty Creatures: Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship

Guilty Creatures: Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship

by Dennis Kezar
     
 

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"In this study, Dennis Kezar examines how Renaissance poets conceive the theme of killing as a specifically representational and interpretive form of violence. Closely reading both major poets and lesser known authors of the early modern period, Kezar explores the ethical self-consciousness and accountability that attend literary killing, paying particular attention…  See more details below

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"In this study, Dennis Kezar examines how Renaissance poets conceive the theme of killing as a specifically representational and interpretive form of violence. Closely reading both major poets and lesser known authors of the early modern period, Kezar explores the ethical self-consciousness and accountability that attend literary killing, paying particular attention to the ways in which this reflection indicates the poet's understanding of his audience."--BOOK JACKET.

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ISBN-13:
9780195349528
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/05/2001
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
503 KB

Meet the Author

Dennis Kezar is Associate Professor of English at the University of Utah. Most recently, he edited Solon and Thespis: Law and Theater in Renaissance England (University of Notre Dame Press).

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