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Soliciting interpretation : literary theory and seventeenth-century English poetry

Author: Elizabeth D Harvey; Katharine Eisaman Maus
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990.
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This collection gathers new essays by critics and scholars who are currently reshaping our sense of the function and nature of seventeenth-century poetry. Contributors return to the New Critical canon of Renaissance poetry with fresh perspectives that emphasize considerations of gender, ideology, power, and language. In the first group of essays, David Norbrook, Annabel Patterson, John Guillory, Rosemary Kegl, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Soliciting interpretation.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth D Harvey; Katharine Eisaman Maus
ISBN: 0226318753 9780226318752 0226318761 9780226318769 0226319571 9780226319575 0226319598 9780226319599
OCLC Number: 20932330
Description: xxiii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The monarchy of wit and the republic of letters: Donne's politics / David Norbrook --
All Donne / Annabel Patterson --
From the superfluous to the supernumerary: reading gender into Paradise lost / John Guillory --
Joyning my labour to my pain: the politics of labor in Marvell's mower poems / Rosemary Kegl --
Jonson and the amazons / Stephen Orgel --
Shakespeare's sonnets as literary property / Arthur F. Marotti --
Jacobean poetry and lyric disappointment / Jane Tylus --
Dating Milton / Jonathan Goldberg --
Masculine persuasive force: Donne and verbal power / Stanley Fish --
Unspeakable love: Petrarch to Herbert / Gordon Braden --
That ancient heat: sexuality and spirituality in The temple / Michael C. Schoenfeldt --
The constant subject: instability and authority in Wroth's Urania poems / Maureen Quilligan.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth D. Harvey and Katharine Eisaman Maus.
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