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To the palace of wisdom : studies in order and energy from Dryden to Blake

To the palace of wisdom : studies in order and energy from Dryden to Blake

Author: Martin Price
Publisher: Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1964.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Literary criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Price, Martin, 1920-
To the palace of wisdom.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1964
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Price
OCLC Number: 350391
Description: x, 465 pages 22 cm
Contents: 1. Ideas of order: introduction: The fabric of order --
Order and analogy --
Order and orders --
Order, irony, and satire --
The instance of Pascal --
2. Dryden and dialectic: The verse form --
The heroic plays --
The political satires --
The religious poems --
3. Shaftesbury: order and liberty: The triumph of liberty --
The method of dialogue --
Art and nature --
The concrete universal --
4. Mandeville: order as art: Realism and morality --
Man as maker --
Causation and style --
5. Pope: art and morality: The double vision --
The problem of scale: the game of art --
Character and false art --
The poetry of morality --
6. Swift: order and obligation: The right and the good --
The energy of imagination --
Gulliver's travels --
7. The tragedy of mind: Sound and meaning --
A tale of a tub (1704) --
Martinus Scriblerus --
The Dunciad (1728-41) --
8. Orders and forms: Character and causality --
Integrity and intrigue --
The mock form --
9. The divided heart: Defoe's novels --
Clarissa and Lovelace --
10. Fielding: the comedy of forms: The energies of virtue --
The subversion of forms --
Low and high --
11. Sterne: art and nature: Chance and choice: Candide and Rasselas --
The duality of man --
The art of the natural --
Tragic and comic: Maria or the dance --
12. The theatre of mind: Actor and audience --
The graveyard scene: Edward Young --
The theatre of nature: James Thomson --
The sublime --
Ruins and visions --
The garden and the wild: the picturesque --
13. Blake: vision and satire: The vision of innocence --
States and characters --
The standard of energy --
Doubt and the determinate: Blake on art.
Responsibility: by Martin Price.


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