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Posthumous Love : Eros and the Afterlife in Renaissance England

Author: Ramie Targoff
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Dante and Petrarch, posthumous love was a powerful conviction. Like many of their contemporaries, both poets envisioned their encounters with their beloved in heaven-Dante with Beatrice, Petrarch with Laura. But as Ramie Targoff reveals in this elegant study, English love poetry of the Renaissance brought a startling reversal of this tradition: human love became definitively mortal. Exploring the boundaries that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ramie Targoff
ISBN: 9780226110462 022611046X 9780226789590 0226789594
OCLC Number: 876512874
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Burying Love; 1. Love after Death in the Protestant Church; 2. Banishing Death: Wyatt's Petrarchan Poems; 3. Dead Ends: The Elizabethan Sonnet; 4. The Capulet Tomb; 5. The Afterlife of Renaissance Sonnets; 6. Carpe Diem; Conclusion. Limit Cases: Henry King and John Milton; Epilogue: "An Arundel Tomb"; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Ramie Targoff.

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