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What Is Pastoral?

Author: Paul Alpers
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.
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One of the enduring traditions of Western literary history, pastoral is often mischaracterized as a catchall for literature about rural themes and nature in general. In What Is Pastoral?, distinguished literary historian Paul Alpers argues that pastoral is based upon a fundamental fiction--that the lives of shepherds or other socially humble figures represent the lives of human beings in general. Ranging from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Alpers, Paul.
What Is Pastoral?
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©1996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Alpers
ISBN: 9780226015231 0226015238
OCLC Number: 709551384
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 429 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents; Preface; Preface; Acknowledgments; Acknowledgments; Frequently Cited Works; Frequently Cited Works; Part One; Part One; Prologue; Prologue; 1. Representative Anecdotes and Ideas of Pastoral; 1. Representative Anecdotes and Ideas of Pastoral; 2. Mode and Genre; 2. Mode and Genre; 3. Pastoral Convention; 3. Pastoral Convention; Part Two; Part Two; 4. Representative Shepherds; 4. Representative Shepherds; 5. Pastoral Speakers; 5. Pastoral Speakers; 6. Pastoral Lyrics and Their Speakers; 6. Pastoral Lyrics and Their Speakers; 7. Modern Pastoral Lyricism.
Responsibility: Paul Alpers.

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