Figures in a Renaissance Context

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University of Michigan Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 346 pages
Essays on many of the most important literary figures of the 16th and 17th centuries
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Dialogues with Reality
7
The Definition of Poetry
29
The Comedy beyond Comedy
47
A Poet Nearly Anonymous
73
The Aesthetics of Morality
89
The Transfiguration of Plainness
117
The Merging of Contrarieties
141
Apocalyptic Configurations
181
The Language of Theology 215
231
The Adjustment of Idealism
249
Engagements with Reality
273
Theology as a Means of Life
295
Bibliography of C A Patrides
325
Index
331
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The Strategy of Indirection
161

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