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Dialogues with convention : readings in Renaissance poetry

Author: R D Bedford
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1989] ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the poetic genres and poetic conventions of English Renaissance poetry.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bedford, R.D. (Ronald David), 1940-
Dialogues with convention.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)649241184
Named Person: John Milton; John Milton
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R D Bedford
ISBN: 0472101714 9780472101719
OCLC Number: 20296488
Description: x, 204 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Conventions of art : Sidney and the idea of the sonnet --
Conventions of imitation : Donne and the metamorphosis of Ovid --
Conventions of devotion I : vented wit and crossed brains --
Conventions of devotion II : the artifice of spontaneity --
Conventions of reform : right spelling in Milton's A masque and Il penseroso --
A convention of epic : similes of unlikeness, or the uses of nostalgia --
Conventions of genre : playing the field in Paradise lost --
Conventions of time : foreknowledge and freedom in Paradise lost.
Responsibility: R.D. Bedford.

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Examines the poetic genres and poetic conventions of English Renaissance poetry.

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