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The Augustinian epic, Petrach to Milton

Author: James Christopher Warner
Publisher: Ann Arbor : The University of Michigan Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The Augustinian Epic, Petrarch to Milton rewrites the history of the Renaissance Vergilian epic by incorporating the neo-Latin side of the story alongside the vernacular one.


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Named Person: Pétrarque; Pétrarque
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Christopher Warner
ISBN: 9780472115181 0472115189
OCLC Number: 470867472
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 245-264. Index.
Description: 1 v. (IX-270 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Petrarch's Culpa and Augustine's counsel --
Petrarch's Culpa and the Allegory of the Africa --
Renaissance allegories of the Aeneid: the doctrine of the two Venuses and the epic of the two cities --
Petrarch's Culpa in Gerusalemme liberata --
The epic imitation of Christ: Marco Girolamo Vida's Christiad --
Vergil the evangelist: the Christiad of Alexander Ross --
Augustinian epic in Paradise lost --
Augustinian epic in romance epic: the example of Spenser's Faerie queene.
Responsibility: J. Christopher Warner.
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