Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth Century Literature
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.
xiv, 432 pages ; 24 cm
University of California press
Modern Literature, 17th century, History and criticism, Literature, Modern Style, Literary
Arts and Humanities | Modern Literature
Fish, Stanley, "Self-Consuming Artifacts: The Experience of Seventeenth Century Literature" (1972). Faculty Books. 29.