Literary knowing in Neoclassical France : from poetics to aesthetics / Ann T. Delehanty.

This book, spanning the years 1650-1730 in France and England, looks primarily at the history of literary criticism during that period in order to show how the rising interest in the sublime pushes literary critics to entirely alter their approach to theorizing works of literature. It provides a new...

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Main Author: Delehanty, Ann T., (Author)
Corporate Author: Bucknell University Press.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lewisburg : Lanham, Maryland : Bucknell University Press ; Co-published with the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2013]
Series:Transits (Bucknell University)
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Summary:This book, spanning the years 1650-1730 in France and England, looks primarily at the history of literary criticism during that period in order to show how the rising interest in the sublime pushes literary critics to entirely alter their approach to theorizing works of literature. It provides a new approach to understanding how eighteenth-century aesthetic theories are indebted to seventeenth-century religious, philosophical, and literary ideas.
Physical Description:1 online resource (ix, 209 pages).
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781611484908
1611484901