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Transparency and dissimulation : configurations of Neoplatonism in early modern English literature

Author: Verena Olejniczak Lobsien
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, ©2010.
Series: Transformationen der Antike, Bd. 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Transparency and Dissimulation analyses the configurations of ancient Neoplatonism in early modern English texts. In looking closely at poems and prose writings by authors as diverse as Thomas Wyatt, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, John Donne, Edward Herbert, Andrew Marvell, Thomas Traherne, Thomas Browne and, last not least, Aphra Behn, this study attempts to map the outlines of a Neoplatonic aesthetics in literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Plato; Plato.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verena Olejniczak Lobsien
ISBN: 9783110228847 311022884X
OCLC Number: 574924202
Description: viii, 310 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Transformationen der Antike, Bd. 16.
Responsibility: Verena Olejniczak Lobsien.

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Analyses the configurations of ancient neoplatonism in early modern English texts. This title intends to map the outlines of a neoplatonic aesthetics in literary practice as well as to chart its  Read more...

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