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Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth Century Literature

Title

Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth Century Literature

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Excerpt

Esteemed as the foremost theoretical statement and practical criticism of 17th-century texts from the standpoint of reader response. The artifacts of the title are Plato's Paedrus, Augustine's On Christian Doctrine, Donne's Death's Durell, Bacon's Essays, Herbert's The Temple, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, Burton's The Anaotomy of Melancholy, Milton's The Reason of Church Government, and Browne's Religio Medici. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Description

xiv, 432 pages ; 24 cm

ISBN

0520022300

Publication Date

1972

Publisher

University of California press

City

Berkeley

Keywords

Modern Literature, 17th century, History and criticism, Literature, Modern Style, Literary

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Modern Literature

Comments

Includes bibliographical references and index.