Excess and the mean in early modern English literature Joshua Scodel.

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Main Author: Scodel, Joshua, 1958-
Corporate Author: NetLibrary, Inc.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2002.
Series:Literature in history (Princeton, N.J.)
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-352) and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: ancient paradigms in modern conflicts -- pt. 1. Two early modern revisions of the mean -- 1. Donne and the personal mean -- 2. "Mediocrities" and "extremities": Baconian flexibility and the Aristotelian mean -- pt. 2. Means and extremes in early modern Georgic -- 3. Moderation, temperate climate, and national ethos from Spenser to Milton -- 4. Concord, conquest, and commerce from Spenser to Cowley -- pt. 3. Erotic excess and early modern social conflicts -- 5. Passionate extremes and noble natures from Elizabethan to Caroline literature -- 6. Erotic excess versus interest in mid- to late-seventeenth-century literature -- pt. 4. Moderation and excess in the seveneteenth-century symposiastic lyric -- 7. Drinking and the politics of poetic identity from Jonson to Herrick -- 8. Drinking and cultural conflict from Lovelace to Rochester -- pt. 5. Reimagining moderation: the Miltonic example -- 9. Paradise lost, pleasurable restraint, and the mean of self-respect -- Postscript: sublime excess, dull moderation, and contemporary ambivalence. 
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