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

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Overview

Marshall Grossman analyzes the influence of major cultural developments, as well as significant events in the lives of Renaissance poets, to show how specific narratives characterize distinctive conceptions of the self in relation to historical action. This far-reaching study of the development of subjectivity in response to historical change will interest students and scholars of literature, critical theory, psychoanalysis, and Renaissance history.
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"The Story of All Things makes a major contribution to the literary history of the English Renaissance and to the theory of modernity and the modern subject. Grossman takes up what are surely the most compelling and widely discussed questions in literary studies today. . . with an elegance that makes the book as beautiful as it is important, as pleasurable to read as it is necessary to be read."—David Lee Miller, University of Kentucky

"Compelling, provocative, original, and often brilliant."—Laura Lunger Knoppers, Pennsylvania State University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780822321170
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1998
  • Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.18 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Meet the Author

Marshall Grossman is Professor of English at the University of Maryland and is author of ‘Authors to Themselves’: Milton and the Revelation of History.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1 Literary Forms and Historical Consciousness in Renaissance Poetry 3
2 The Subject of Narrative and the Rhetoric of the Self 34
3 Augustine and the Rhetoric of the Christian Ego 56
4 Spenser and the Metonymies of Virtue: A Case of History 107
5 Refiguring the Remains of the World in Donne's Anniversaries: Absolute Monuments to Absolute Knowledge 154
6 Authoring the Boundary: Allegory, Irony, and the Rebus in Marvell's "Upon Appleton House 197
7 Experience, Negation, and the Genders of Time: Milton and the Question of Woman 218
Epilogue: The Hyphen in the Mouth of Modernity 253
Notes 271
Index 337
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