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The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

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In the sixteenth century, Latin theorists and French vernacular writers shared a common preoccupation with problems of writing, its nature and status. This is an exploration of the shifting relationship between literature and literary theory.
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In the sixteenth century, Latin theorists and French vernacular writers shared a common preoccupation with problems of writing, its nature and status. This is an exploration of the shifting relationship between literature and literary theory.
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"A book that shouyld appeal not only to Renaissance scholars...but also to those with a general interest in problems of writing, who will discover the pleasure and richness of Renaissance theory."--Jonathan Culler, Modern Philology

"A major event...will fundamentally alter studies of Renaissance texts for years to come."--John D. Lyons, Diacritics

"A cornucopia from which a wide variety of fellow scholars and critics will draw nourishment and strength."--Malcolm Dowie, Literary Review Dow

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198157526
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/1979
  • Pages: 386

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St. John's College, Oxford
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