Studies in the baroque from Montaigne to Rotrou.

New Haven : Yale University Press, 1957.

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Subjects Baroque literature -- History and criticism.
Baroque literature.
French literature -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
French literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism.
French literature.
Literatura francesa (historia e critica)
Littérature baroque -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature française -- 16e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature française -- 17e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Series Yale Romanic studies, 2d ser. ; 4.
Description xvii, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1957.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 248-249).
Contents Introduction -- 1. The basic baroque categories as exemplified by Montaigne -- Montaigne's comments on his own style -- Emphasis and exaggeration -- Horror -- Incarnation -- Theatricality and illusion -- Contrast and surprise -- Movement and metamorphosis -- Organic unity and the acceptance of life -- The structural analysis of an essay: De la vanité -- 2. A religious handbook: L'Introduction à la vie dévote -- 3. A religious sonnet sequence: the Théorèmes of Jean de la Ceppède -- 4. Three poems by a Libertin: Saint-Amant -- "Le Melon" -- "La solitude" -- "Le contemplateur" -- 5. A baroque dramatist repents his youth: three early comedies of Corneille -- L'Illusion comique -- Clitandre -- Mélitte -- 6. A baroque tragedy: Saint Genest -- Conclusion.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)336597
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Buffum, Imbrie, 1915-
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