The Story of All Things: Writing the Self in English Renaissance Narrative Poetry

The Story of All Things: Writing the Self in English Renaissance Narrative Poetry

by Marshall Grossman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822321173

ISBN-13: 9780822321170

Pub. Date: 07/09/1998

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Explores the ways in which large historic processes--e.g., the technological mastery of nature, a world-wide market economy--and important events in the lives of individual authors interact to affect the representation of character in the English Renaissa

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Explores the ways in which large historic processes--e.g., the technological mastery of nature, a world-wide market economy--and important events in the lives of individual authors interact to affect the representation of character in the English Renaissa

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822321170
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/09/1998
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.03(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1Literary Forms and Historical Consciousness in Renaissance Poetry3
2The Subject of Narrative and the Rhetoric of the Self34
3Augustine and the Rhetoric of the Christian Ego56
4Spenser and the Metonymies of Virtue: A Case of History107
5Refiguring the Remains of the World in Donne's Anniversaries: Absolute Monuments to Absolute Knowledge154
6Authoring the Boundary: Allegory, Irony, and the Rebus in Marvell's "Upon Appleton House197
7Experience, Negation, and the Genders of Time: Milton and the Question of Woman218
Epilogue: The Hyphen in the Mouth of Modernity253
Notes271
Index337

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