Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry: A Student's Guide

Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry: A Student's Guide By Isabel Rivers, Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry A Student s Guide Since publication in Isabel Rivers sourcebook has established itself as the essential guide to English Renaissance poetry It provides an account of the main classical and Christian ideas outlini
  • Title: Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry: A Student's Guide
  • Author: Isabel Rivers
  • ISBN: 9780415106474
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Paperback
  • Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry: A Student's Guide By Isabel Rivers, Since publication in 1979 Isabel Rivers sourcebook has established itself as the essential guide to English Renaissance poetry It provides an account of the main classical and Christian ideas, outlining their meaning, their origins and their transmission to the Renaissance illustrates the ways in which Renaissance poetry drew on classical and Christian ideas contains eSince publication in 1979 Isabel Rivers sourcebook has established itself as the essential guide to English Renaissance poetry It provides an account of the main classical and Christian ideas, outlining their meaning, their origins and their transmission to the Renaissance illustrates the ways in which Renaissance poetry drew on classical and Christian ideas contains extracts from key classical and Christian texts and relates these to the extracts of the English poems which draw on them includes suggestions for further reading, and an invaluable bibliographical appendix.
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    1. This is a great survey of the Classical and Christian elements that surface in the work of renaissance poets, and provides an crucial interpretive lens through which to view those works Lay readers approaching English renaissance poetry would be tempted to view the great majority of it as a series of dogmatic enunciations of sermons and obscure theology, but in reality, English poetry is much complex and not at all a simple elaboration of ideas commonly found in churches The short chapters in t [...]


    2. good information, but the author doesn t seem to know how to use colons and there were some other punctuation things , which got irritating very quickly also there are a lot selections than I would have wanted expected, and many are given without much context of the larger work the author is also very concerned VERY CONCERNED with the intentions of the authors poets she cites it s not that I disagree entirely, but if you only read a work in its historical context then you aren t reading it for [...]


    3. Not an easy read Chapter by chapter it was quite a lot of information to chew But the result was satisfying It was all very interesting to know about



    4. Excellent We must read the authors through the lens of their own times and define terms as they understood them Highly recommended.


    5. Not a pleasure read, and not to be undertaken in one or two sittings Excrutiatingly researched, very well written, insightful.




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