Medieval Literary Theory and Criticism, C. 1100-1375: The Commentary-Tradition / Edition 2

Medieval Literary Theory and Criticism, C. 1100-1375: The Commentary-Tradition / Edition 2

by Alastair J. Minnis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198112742

ISBN-13: 9780198112747

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This anthology of newly-translated texts covers the single most important branch of medieval literary theory and criticism—the commentary tradition—in one of the most significant periods of its development. Fully annotated with notes and introductions, the selections encompass a wide range of topics—including authorship, ethics, symbolism, biography,

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This anthology of newly-translated texts covers the single most important branch of medieval literary theory and criticism—the commentary tradition—in one of the most significant periods of its development. Fully annotated with notes and introductions, the selections encompass a wide range of topics—including authorship, ethics, symbolism, biography, poetics, allegory, and semiotics—and represent many important writers—including Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Grosseteste, Abelard, and Peter Lombard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198112747
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
556
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.27(d)

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