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Scenes of instruction in Renaissance romance

Author: Jeffrey Andrew Dolven
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We take it for granted today that the study of poetry belongs in school--but in sixteenth-century England, making Ovid or Virgil into pillars of the curriculum was a revolution. Scenes of Instruction in Renaissance Romance explores how poets reacted to the new authority of humanist pedagogy, and how they transformed a genre to express their most radical doubts. Jeff Dolven investigates what it meant for a book to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dolven, Jeffrey Andrew.
Scenes of instruction in Renaissance romance.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608523489
Named Person: John Lyly; Philip Sidney; Edmund Spenser; John Lyly; Philip Sidney; Edmund Spenser
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Andrew Dolven
ISBN: 9780226155364 0226155366
OCLC Number: 71005815
Description: 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Telling learning --
Experience: Lyly's Euphues --
Maxim: the old Arcadia --
Example: the 1590 Faerie queene --
Method: the new Arcadia --
Punishment: the 1596 Faerie queene --
Coda: the sense of a lesson.
Responsibility: Jeff Dolven.
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Explores how poets reacted to the authority of humanist pedagogy, and how they transformed a genre to express their most radical doubts. This work also investigates what it meant for a book to teach  Read more...

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"This is an excellent book: as smart as it is humane and as learned as it is beautifully written. In a long career, I have seldom seen a first book so mature, witty, and perceptive." - Anne Prescott, Read more...

 
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