Untutored Lines

The Making of the English Epyllion
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ISBN-13:
9780748644650
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
06.03.2012
Seiten:
232
Autor:
Weaver
Gewicht:
500 g
Format:
163x240x19 mm
Serie:
Edinburgh Critical Studies in Renaissance Culture
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Rites of passage; Scenes of performance: 1. Progymnasmata: Humanist Rites of Passage; The progymnasmata as an introduction to the art of rhetoric; Disciplinary boundaries in the English grammar school; Literary exercise between the disciplines; From discursive plenitude to disciplinary correction; Part I. Rudiments of Eloquence: Boyhood; 2. Fabula: Observing 'Amorous Rites' in Hero and Leander; Musaeus among the rudiments of eloquence; Marlowe's paraphrase; Leander in the scene of culture; Puberty rites and the English epyllion; 3. Chreia: Making Themes in Venus and Adonis; Boyhood study; Boyhood style; 'The lesson is but plain'; Venus' frustrated banquet; 4. Narratiuncula: Coming of Age in Oenone and Paris; Vivid narration; Paris at the crossroads; Paris in the upper forms; Irony, pathos, and the 'courteous reader'; Part II. First Exercises: Adolescence; 5. Narratio and Confirmatio: Forensic Performance in Lucrece; Adolescent study and style; Lucrece's narratio; Night, opportunity, and time; Troy and the perjured self; Lucrece's confirmatio; 6. Encomium: Antinous as Lord of Misrule in Orchestra; Aphthonian man; Tedious praise; Misrule; Poetic rule; 7. Thesis: Controlling Speech in Cephalus and Procris; 'Methinks the man amendeth the matter much'; Man, horse, and dogs; On contrarieties he answer made; Secret muse; Epilogue: Jesus' First Exercises in Paradise Regained; Appendix; Notes.
Provides a new understanding of the epyllion as a genre exploiting the subversive potential of various educational thresholds, such as the transition from grammar to rhetoric.

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