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Protestant poetics and the seventeenth-century religious lyric / Barbara Kiefer Lewalski.

Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 9780691063959, 0691063958

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Subjects Aesthetics, Modern -- 17th century.
Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Christian poetry, English -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- Protestant authors -- History and criticism.
Poetics -- History -- 17th century.
Poésie anglaise -- 17e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Poésie chrétienne anglaise -- Histoire et critique.
Protestantism and literature -- History -- 17th century.
Protestantism in literature.
Protestantisme dans la littérature.
Religiöse Lyrik.
Description xiv, 536 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents chapter 1. "Is there in truth no beautie?": Protestant poetics and the Protestant paradigm of salvation -- part 1. Biblical poetics: chapter 2. Biblical genre theory: precepts and models for the religious lyric -- chapter 3. The poetic texture of scripture: tropes and figures for the religious lyric -- chapter 4. The biblical symbolic mode: typology and the religious lyric -- part 2. Ancillary genres: chapter 5. Protestant meditation: kinds, structures, and strategies of development for the meditative lyric -- chapter 6. Protestant emblematics: sacred emblems and religious lyrics -- chapter 7. Art and the sacred subject: sermon theory, biblical personae, and Protestant poetics -- part 3. The flowering of the English religious lyric: chapter 8. John Donne: writing after the copy of a metaphorical God -- chapter 9. George Herbert: artful psalms from the temple in the heart -- chapter 10. Henry Vaughan: pleading in groans of my Lord's penning -- chapter 11. Thomas Traherne: naked truth, transparent words, and the renunciation of metaphor -- chapter 12. Edward Taylor: lisps of praise and strategies for self-dispraise.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4592691
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer, 1931-
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