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Convention, 1500-1750 / Lawrence Manley.


Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0674170156, 9780674170155

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Subjects Classicisme.
Conventies (letterkunde)
Convention (Philosophie)
Convention (Philosophy)
Criticism -- History.
Criticism.
Critique -- Histoire.
Konvention.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Literaturtheorie.
LitteĢrature -- Philosophie.
Vernieuwing.
Description x, 355 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Art, nature, and convention: Art, nature, and convention -- Art and nature in antiquity -- Art and convention in antiquity -- The medieval redefinition -- 2. Convention in the sixteenth century: The "Duble name" of custom: the Reformation attack on convention -- "Use becomes another nature": custom in sixteenth-century politics and law -- A world on wheels: convention in sixteenth-century moral philosophy -- Neo-stoic and Baconian nature: seventeenth-century prospects -- 3. Convention and the sixteenth-century arts of speech: The possibilities of discourse: Renaissance logic, rhetoric, and poetics -- "Convenience to nature" and the "Secretes of privitie": nature and convention in defense of poetry -- The artlessness of art: convention in Renaissance poetics -- "The separation of opinions": the role of convention in criticism and controversy -- 4. Contextualism and the role of convention in historiography: Historical rhetoric and historical explanation -- The emergence of historical consciousness -- "A genius of times": the contexts of historical periods -- "A passable contexture": convention and the practice of contextualism -- 5. The triumph of convention: "A latitude of sense": testing for truth -- Real and mental theater: the complex of classicism -- "Betwixt two ages cast": Dryden's criticism -- "These broken ends": ancients, moderns, and modernity.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6085545
(OCoLC)ocm06085545
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Manley, Lawrence, 1949-
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