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The rhetoric of poetry in the Renaissance and seventeenth century

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  • English
Louisiana State University Press , Baton Rouge
European poetry -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism., European poetry -- 17th century -- History and criticism., Poetics -- History -- 17th century., Poetics -- History -- 16th century., Rhetoric, Renaiss
StatementJohn Porter Houston.
LC ClassificationsPN1181 .H68 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3497150M
ISBN 100807110663
LC Control Number82017227

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # European poetry--Renaissance, History and. The Range of Renaissance Rhetoric "[R]hetoric regained an importance in the time span from about the middle of the fourteenth to about the middle of the seventeenth century, which it did not possess before or after In the eyes of the humanists, rhetoric is equivalent to culture as such, the perennial and substantial essence of man, his Author: Richard Nordquist.

English Lyric Poetry is a comprehensive reassessment of lyric poetry of the early seventeenth century. The study is directed at both beginning and more advanced students of literature, and responds to more specialised scholarly inquiries pursued of late in relation to specific by: 2.

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. Cambridge Core - English Literature - Rhetoric, Medicine, and the Woman Writer, – - by Lyn Bennett.

It is important, therefore, to review briefly what the classical writers meant by rhetoric and by poetic, and to trace the modifications which these terms underwent in post-classical times, in the middle ages, and in the renaissance, in order better to show that in the literary criticism of the English renaissance the theory of poetry contained.

Rhetoric, Rhetoricians and Poets: Studies in Renaissance Poetry and Poetics For my thesis will be that the ways women were looked upon in Dutch seventeenth-century literature and, conse quently, the ways the images and the opinion on women were, up to a certain degree, promoted by Dutch literature, had a rather important Impact on the ways.

There's lots of excellent poetry from the seventeenth century, and a lot of it has got into this book. But I think the editors could have done a lot better. One expected but still irritating omission is the great dramatic blank verse of the seventeenth century/5(3).

Augustine's rhetoric of silence: truth vs. eloquence and things vs. signs --A seventeenth-century theory of metaphysical poetry --Metaphysical poetry and the poetic of correspondence --Notes on John Donne's alchemical imagery --Hell vs. hell: from Dante to Machiavelli --Machiavelli: the effective reality of things --Machiavelli: the artist.

Renaissance and the early 17th Century. Showing 1–24 of 38 results The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume 2: The Renaissance and the Early Seventeenth Century – Third Edition. The Broadview Anthology of Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose.

Mack, Peter, ‘Rhetoric in Use: Three Romances by Greene and Lodge’, in P. Mack (ed.), Renaissance Rhetoric, Basingstoke,pp.

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–39 Mack, Peter, ‘Rudolph Agricola's Reading of Literature’, Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 48 (), 23–41Cited by: Rhetoric and Poetry in the Renaissance. new york: Columbia University Press, Clark, Stuart. “the Scientific Status of Demonology.” In Occult and Scientif-ic Mentalities in the Renaissance.

Edited by Brian Vickers, – Cam-bridge: Cambridge University Press, ———.Cited by: 6. Rhetoric (/ ˈ r ɛ t ə r ɪ k /) is the art of persuasion, which along with grammar and logic (or dialectic – see Martianus Capella), is one of the three ancient arts of ic aims to study the capacities of writers or speakers needed to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.

Aristotle defines rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in any. The articles by various scholars treat rhetoric from Antiquity to the 20th century.

Those on the Renaissance are competently done. Kennedy, George A. Classical Rhetoric & Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times. 2d ed. Chapel Hill: University of. “Renaissance” is used as a useful short label for the period ca. to ca. But the use of the term “Aristotelianism” as applied to texts, contents and contexts of that period is problematic.

[] Some authors did indeed consider themselves as part of a “peripatetic” (i.e., Aristotelian) current or school, [] but it would be counterintuitive to limit the application of the. This is the first comprehensive History of Renaissance Rhetoric.

Rhetoric, a training in writing and delivering speeches, was a fundamental part of renaissance culture and education. It is concerned with a wide range of issues, connected with style, argument, self-presentation, the arousal of emotion, voice and gesture.

More than 3, works on rhetoric were published in a total of o Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare.

A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of Horace, Aristotle, and other classical Greek and Latin thinkers.

POETRY AS RHETORIC. In the Renaissance, the world was universally believed to have been created and ordered by God. The best imitation of nature must therefore reflect and reveal this order.

But while nature often seems disordered, the orderliness of a poem is always visible. Poetry therefore raises to the mind the true order of nature. David Norbrook, Writing the English Republic: Poetry, Rhetoric and Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. $ (cl), $ (pbk). ISBN: (d), (pbk).

In this important new book, David Norbrook sets out to redress the erasure of republican culture from a royalized English history. King Lear can be bundled with any volume of The Broadview Anthology of British Literature for free.

For an excerpt from the new material included in this 3rd edition of The Renaissance and the Early Seventeenth Century, please see our blog post: New to the Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Thomas Dekker’s Plague Pamphlets. The book ends with a chapter of literary history.

Thomas Sloan in 'The Crossing of Rhetoric and Poetry in the English Renaissance" begins by surveying Ramistic studies as they now stand. He sees Ramus, with his emphasis on system, compartments, and plainness, as divorcing the.

Renaissance Faculty Hutchison has abiding interests in the Renaissance book, seventeenth-century transatlantic poetry, and the sonnet. (Email: Recent publications include The Norton Critical Edition of Seventeenth-Century British Poetry () and The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of.

Writing the English Republic book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This magisterial new history of seventeenth-century republica 4/5. Transfigured Rites in Seventeenth-Century Poetry. The Poems of Aemilia Lanyer: Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum. The Wit of Seventeenth-Century Poetry.

The Collected Works of Abraham Cowley, vol. 2, Poems, Part 1: The Mistress. Manuscript, Print, and the English Renaissance Lyric. In Small Proportions: A Poetics of the English Ayre, James Biester Lyric Wonder: Rhetoric and Wit in Renaissance English Poetry offers a compelling account of the rise and decline in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries of what he calls the "admirable style," a style that is traditionally referred to as "metaphysical" and whose most prestigious practitioner was the poet John Donne.

Renaissance rhetoric served the growth of literacy in the vernaculars as well as Latin, focusing on composition, style, and the figures of speech. Rhetoric and English. During and after the Renaissance, rhetoric dominated education in the humanities in England, Scotland, and France, remaining little changed until the later 19c.

During this. Katherine Acheson. Katherine Acheson's areas of interest are early modern literature and culture, visual cultural, and visual rhetoric.

She has published on Milton, Shakespeare, and Renaissance drama by women, but her current work focuses on visual rhetoric in seventeenth-century English print culture. Edward Doughtie notes a strong parallel in sixteenth-century and early seventeenth-century music to the “plain” and “ornate” styles of English Renaissance poetry.

The counterparts of the plain style would be the English and Scottish popular ballads, the metrical and homophonic psalms, and native consort songs. English Poetry in the Seventeenth Century Homework Help Questions. Explain the theme of the poem 'Ode to Nightingale' by John Keats. Keats' poem is an eulogy to the nightingale as the incarnation.

English Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. Longman Literature in English. 2d ed. London: Longman, E-mail Citation» Parfitt’s book complements Waller in the same series. He analyzes lyric, the poetry of place, poems of occasion, satire, and epic.

It has a chronology, a general bibliography, and bibliographies of individual writers. Read this book on Questia. In the belief that one good way to characterize the work of a poet is to distinguish his recurrent refer®ences, as one distinguishes his recurrent measures, I undertook some years ago to analyze the recurrences of terms of content, of adjectives, nouns, and verbs, in the work of a few poets in mid-seventeenth century.A classic is a book, or any other work of art, accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader's personal gh the term is often associated with the Western canon, it can be applied to works of literature, music and art, etc.

from all traditions, such as the Chinese classics or the Vedas.Renaissance rhetoric involved close reading of classical texts, in order to identify the ways in which Cicero, Virgil, and others used the resources of language identified in rhetoric. Renaissance rhetoric renewed the connection between rhetoric and dialectic.

Humanists reestablished the study of arousing emotion as an element in rhetorical.