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An introduction to sixteenth-century French literature and thought : other times, other places

Author: Neil Kenny
Publisher: London : Duckworth, 2008.
Series: New readings (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The age of Shakespeare, Cervantes, Erasmus, Luther and Machiavelli produced in France too some of Europe's greatest ever literature and thought: Montaigne's Essays, Rabelais's comic fictions, Ronsard's poetry, Calvin's theology. These and numerous other extraordinary writings emerged from and contributed to cultural upheavals: the movement usually known as the Renaissance, which sought to revive ancient Greek and
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Kenny
ISBN: 9780715634875 0715634879
OCLC Number: 191753463
Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The ancient past in the present : humanism (i) --
The ancient past in the present : humanism (ii) --
"My thoughts were elsewhere" : religion --
"When I'm absent from you" : lovers and others --
"Until I go to see that beautiful place" : hidden recesses of nature, the cosmos, the future --
"Our world has just discovered another one" : clashing continents --
Lost worlds?
Series Title: New readings (London, England)
Responsibility: Neil Kenny.

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The age of Shakespeare, Cervantes, Erasmus, Luther, and Machiavelli produced in France too some of Europe's greatest ever literature and thought: Montaigne's "Essays", Rabelais' comic fictions,  Read more...

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