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English Renaissance Literature and Contemporary Theory

Sublime Objects of Theology

by Paul Cefalu

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Christian poetry, English,
  • Early modern, 1500-1700,
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Theology in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400947M
    ISBN 101403976694
    ISBN 109781403976697

    Cormack’s interest in the material history of the book is reflected in the analytic catalogue Book Use, Book Theory, – (University of Chicago Library, ), co-authored with Carla Mazzio. Most recently, Cormack has been writing on the philosophical dimensions of early modern poetry and drama. The Virgin Mary in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Literature and Popular Culture $ (C) Author: Gary Waller, Purchase College, State University of New York.

      General Overviews. One of the scholarly rituals that anyone interested in understanding the breadth of Renaissance poetry must perform is to read the historical overviews Lewis and Bush (the third and fifth volumes of the Oxford History of English Literature series) on 16th-century and 17th-century will probably find grounds for . “The Empedoclean Renaissance”, The Return of Theory in Early Modern Studies, Volume Reynolds, Gary Kuchar, and Paul Cefalu, eds. London: Palgrave/Macmillan, “Corpsepaint as Necro-Minstrelsy: Towards the Re-Occultation of Black Blood”, Melancology: Black Metal Theory and Ecology, Winchester: Zero Books, “The Song Remains the .

    As Shelley says, 'the great secret of morals is Love; or a going out of our own nature, and an identification of ourselves with the beautiful which exists in thought, action, or person, not our own'; that we can make our path through beauty to freedom; and that art is a realm of free play where we can rejoice in existence.   Literature in English Medieval & Renaissance Studies Search this Guide Search. Modern & Contemporary Tags: contemporary, criticism, english, literary, literary_criticism, literature, theory, writing. Contact Us. Chapel Drive Durham, NC () Perkins Library Service Desk.


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This book offers the first sustained assessment of the ways in which recent contemporary philosophy and cultural theory - including the work of Giorgio Agamben, Alain Badiou, Eric Santner, Slavoj Zizek, and Alenka Zupancic - can illuminate Early Modern literature and culture.

Get this from a library. English Renaissance literature and contemporary theory: sublime objects of theology. [Paul Cefalu] -- "Cefalu offers the first sustained assessment of the ways in which recent contemporary philosophy and cultural theory can illuminate Early Modern literature and culture.

The book argues that when. Provides a detailed map of contemporary critical theory in Renaissance and Early Modern English literary studies beyond Shakespeare.

A Handbook of English Renaissance Literary Studies is a groundbreaking guide to the contemporary engagement with critical theory within the larger disciplinary area of Renaissance and Early Modern studies.

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Milton, John, Traherne, Thomas, Philosophy, Modern. The English Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement in England dating from the late 15th century to the early 17th century.

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Contemporary Writing Style. While time period is a factor, the style of writing also denotes its place in the contemporary literature category.

Typically, this style of writing feels more real by. As Mair puts it, it is with "these two courtiers that the modern English poetry begins. " Though they wrote much earlier, it was only ina year before Elizabeth's coronation, that their work was published in Tottel's Miscellany which is, according to G.

Mair, "one of the landmarks of English literature. Whereas modern literary theory conceives of an autonomous poetic (the poem existing as a verbal artefact, irrespective of its influence on the reader) in the Renaissance all critical theories were rhetorical, seeing literature as having a deliberate design on its readers, to arouse their feelings and to make them love virtue, hate vice.

This book argues that nineteenth-century editors created the modern idea of English Renaissance literature.

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