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Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature

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Publisher Comments:

This entertaining and learned volume contains book reviews, lectures, and hard to find articles from the late C. S. Lewis, whose constant aim was to show the twentieth century reader how to read and how to understand old books and manuscripts.

Synopsis:

A collection for those who read and love Lewis and medieval and Renaissance literature.

Synopsis:

An invaluable collection for those who read and love Lewis and medieval and Renaissance literature.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-186) and index.

Table of Contents

Preface Walter Hooper; 1. De Audiendis Poetis; 2. The genesis of a medieval book; 3. Imagination and thought in the Middle Ages; 4. Dante's similes; 5. Imagery in the last eleven cantos of Dante's Comedy; 6. Dante's statius; 7. The Morte d'Arthur; 8. Tasso; 9. Edmund Spenser, 1552-99; 10. On reading The Faerie Queene; 11. Neoplatonism in the poetry of Spenser; 12. Spenser's cruel Cupid; 13. Genius and genius; 14. A note on Comus; Additional editorial notes; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521645843
Editor:
Hooper, Walter
Author:
Hooper, Walter
Author:
Lewis
Author:
Lewis, C.S.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, England ;
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Literature, Modern
Subject:
15th and 16th centuries
Subject:
Early modern, 1500-1700
Subject:
Literature, medieval
Subject:
European literature
Subject:
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Literature, Modern -- 15th and 16th centuries -- History and criticism.
Subject:
European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism.
Subject:
European literature - Renaissance, 1450-
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Number:
Canto ed.
Edition Description:
Canto
Series:
Canto
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
212
Dimensions:
8.52x5.46x.44 in. .54 lbs.

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