Classical and Christian ideas in English Renaissance poetry : a student's guide /

"Since its first publication Isabel Rivers' sourcebook has established itself as the essential student 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; il...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Rivers, Isabel.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
Edition:2nd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • The golden age and the garden of eden
  • The pagan gods
  • Platonism and neoplatonism
  • Stoicism
  • Views of history
  • Cosmology
  • Reformation and counter-reformation
  • Protestant theology
  • Humanism
  • BIblical exegesis and typology
  • Theories of poetry
  • Allegory
  • Numerology.