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The challenges of Orpheus : lyric poetry and early modern England

Author: Heather Dubrow
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Confronts widespread assumptions about lyric, exploring such topics as its relationship to its audiences, the impact of material conditions of production and other cultural pressures, lyric's  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Dubrow
ISBN: 9781421400426 1421400421
OCLC Number: 751528806
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The Rhetoric of Lyric: Definitions, Descriptions, Disputations2. The Domain of Echo: Lyric Audiences3. The Craft of Pygmalion: Immediacy and Distancing4. The Predilections of Proteus: Size and Structure5. The Myth of Janus: Lyric and/or Narrative6. The Rhetorics of Lyric: Conclusions and New PerspectivesNotesIndex
Responsibility: Heather Dubrow.


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Thorough, penetrating, and on the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship. Essential. Choice 2008 A useful and detailed study. Dubrow is especially good at analysing the relationship between gender Read more...

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