Literary Knowing in Neoclassical France

Literary Knowing in Neoclassical France

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This book, spanning the years 1650a€“1730 in France and England, looks primarily at the history of literary criticism during that period in order to show how the rising interest in the sublime pushes literary critics to entirely alter their approach to theorizing works of literature. It provides a new approach to understanding how eighteenth-century aesthetic theories are indebted to seventeenth-century religious, philosophical, and literary ideas.Robert de Loaiza (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993), 15%4; and Berys Gaut and Dominic McIver Lopes, eds., The Rout/edge Companion to ... There are many excellent works discussing similar questions to which I am indebted.

Title:Literary Knowing in Neoclassical France
Author:Ann T. Delehanty
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2013


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