The Resource Seventeenth-century English romance : allegory, ethics, and politics, Amelia A. Zurcher

Seventeenth-century English romance : allegory, ethics, and politics, Amelia A. Zurcher

Label
Seventeenth-century English romance : allegory, ethics, and politics
Title
Seventeenth-century English romance
Title remainder
allegory, ethics, and politics
Statement of responsibility
Amelia A. Zurcher
Title variation
17th century English romance
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overturning the common characterization of seventeenth-century English prose romance as an exhausted, imitative genre with little bearing on the evolution of the novel, this book argues for the centrality of seventeenth-century romance in key political and moral philosophical debates of its time. Concentrating especially on the intersection between romance and the late humanist problem of self-interest, the book discerns the deeply moral philosophical aspect of prose romances from Sidney?s Arcadia, through Wroth?s Urania and Barclay?s Argenis, to the dozen or so now little-known Royalist romances from the mid-seventeenth century. The book will be of particular interest to scholars and students of the history of prose fiction and the novel, early modern women?s writing, and those concerned with the political valences of genre and the intersections between literature and moral philosophy
Cataloging source
UKPGM
Dewey number
823/.08509
Index
index present
LC call number
PR844.L68
LC item number
S36 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Seventeenth-century English romance : allegory, ethics, and politics, Amelia A. Zurcher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-219) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Allegory, Constancy, and the Politic Agent -- Incest, Rivalry, and Succession: Romance and the Problem of Sociability -- The Trials of Love: Interest and Social Bonds in Mid-Century Romance -- Interest, the Sovereign Hero, and the End of Romance
Control code
ocn314793969
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780230605138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/9780230605138
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
303447
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2291948x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)314793969
  • pebcs0230605133

Library Locations

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