French Connections in the English Renaissance by Catherine Gimelli Martin,Hassan Melehy PDF

By Catherine Gimelli Martin,Hassan Melehy

The research of literature nonetheless has a tendency to be nation-based, even if direct proof contradicts longstanding notions of an self reliant literary canon. In a time while present occasions make inevitable the recognition of an international standpoint, the essays during this quantity recommend a corrective to such scholarly obstacles: the individuals supply possible choices to got notions of 'influence' and the roughly linear transmission of translatio studii, demonstrating that they not offer sufficient causes for the interactions one of the a variety of literary canons of the Renaissance. delivering texts on numerous points of the Anglo-French Renaissance rather than targeting one set of borrowings or phenomena, this assortment issues to new configurations of the relationships between nationwide literatures. participants tackle particular borrowings, rewritings, and appropriations of French writing via English authors, in fields starting from lyric poetry to epic poetry to drama to political treatise. The bibliography offers a finished checklist of guides on French connections within the English Renaissance from 1902 to the current day.

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