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Title European Literary Careers : The Author from Antiquity to the Renaissance / Patrick Cheney, Frederick A. de Armas
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2016]
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Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION. 'Jog on, jog on': European Career Paths -- One. Greek Lives and Roman Careers in the Classical Vita Tradition -- Two. From Cursus to Ductus: Figures of Writing in Western Late Antiquity (Augustine, Jerome, Cassiodorus, Bede) -- Three. Medieval Literary Career -- Four. Authority and Influence -- Vocation Anxiety: The Sense of a Literary in the Sentimental Novel and Celestina -- Five. Versions of a Career: Petrarch His Renaissance Commentators -- Six. Judging a Literary Career: The Case of Antonio de Guevara (14807-1545) -- Seven. Arms versus Letters: The Poetics of War and the Career of the Poet in Early Modern Spain -- Eight. Divine Poetry as a Career Move: The Complexities and Consolations of Following David -- Nine. 'Novells of his devise': Chaucerian and Virgilian Career Paths in Spenser's Februarie Eclogue -- Ten. Cervantes and the Virgilian Wheel: The Portrayal of a Literary Career -- Eleven. Epic Violence: Captives, Moriscos, and Empire in Cervantes -- Twelve. Renaissance Englishwomen and the Literary Career -- Works Cited -- Contributors
Summary In this first book-length study in the fieldof authorial criticism, various specialists from Italian, French, English, and Spanish studies collectively discuss literary careers spanning from classical antiquity through the Renaissance
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Jan. 06, 2016)
Subject Authorship.
Classical literature -- History and criticism.
European literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Cheney, Patrick, 1949-
De Armas, Frederick A., 1945-
ISBN 1442674687