The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

by Terence Cave
     
 

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This seminal book examines the interaction of literary practice and theory in 16th-century France in the context of the great Renaissance writers, Erasmus, Rabelais, Ronsard, and Montaigne.
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This seminal book examines the interaction of literary practice and theory in 16th-century France in the context of the great Renaissance writers, Erasmus, Rabelais, Ronsard, and Montaigne.

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198158356
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1985
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.84(d)

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St. John's College, Oxford

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