The Love Aesthetics of Maurice Sceve: Poetry and Struggle

The Love Aesthetics of Maurice Sceve: Poetry and Struggle


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ISBN-13: 9780521025621
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/30/2006
Series: Cambridge Studies in French Series , #34
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The problem of the dark side of a love poet: an introduction and reassessment; 2. In search of love's epistemology: affirming the role of the creative imagination; 3. Embodying the sacred and ineffable: poetic forms of transcendence and paradise; 4. Becoming what one sees: the unity and identity of poetic self; 5. Struggle, light, and love's 'sainct lieu'; 6. 'De mes trauaulx me bienheurantz ma peine': love poetry as therapy; Epilogue: Scève, Mallarmé, and the art of transcendence; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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