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The Resource Emblem and icon in John Donne's poetry and prose, Clayton G. MacKenzie

Emblem and icon in John Donne's poetry and prose, Clayton G. MacKenzie

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Emblem and icon in John Donne's poetry and prose
Title
Emblem and icon in John Donne's poetry and prose
Statement of responsibility
Clayton G. MacKenzie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Few literary lives have navigated the perimeters of success and misfortune as boldly as did that of John Donne. The tensions within his work are sometimes viewed as the outcomes of shifting directions in his personal circumstances and beliefs. In addressing Donne's supposedly radical idiosyncrasies, commentators have often either omitted or underplayed discussion of the ambiguities inherent in the art and literature of early modern culture itself
  • The tensile, even contradictory, qualities of Donne's writing may have reflected as much the ambiguous texture of the artistic society around him as they did the tumult of his own psyche. This book explores the correspondences between the iconic and emblematic currents of the age and Donne's poetry and prose. Through close readings of Elizabethan, Jacobean and Carolean signs and sign systems, coupled with a cogent attention to historical context, Clayton G
  • MacKenzie seeks to demonstrate the quality and intention of some of Donne's literary designs."--Jacket
  • MacKenzie seeks to demonstrate the quality and intention of some of Donne's literary designs."--BOOK JACKET
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Cataloging source
DLC
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MacKenzie, Clayton G
Dewey number
821/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2248
LC item number
.M24 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Renaissance and Baroque studies and texts,
Series volume
vol. 30
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visual perception in literature
  • Emblems in literature
  • Icons in literature
  • Figures of speech
  • Art and literature
  • Donne, John
  • Donne, John
  • Donne, John
  • Donne, John
  • Donne, John
  • Emblemen
  • Motieven (kunst)
  • Bildersprache
Label
Emblem and icon in John Donne's poetry and prose, Clayton G. MacKenzie
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Fortune (If There Be Such a Thing as Shee)
  • Ch. 1.
  • Memento Mori
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Spirit and the Flesh
  • Ch. 3.
  • In the Light of Heaven and in the Darkness of Hell
  • Ch. 4.
  • Vis Amoris
Control code
45466158
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9780820452920
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00066413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45466158
Label
Emblem and icon in John Donne's poetry and prose, Clayton G. MacKenzie
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [171]-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Ch. 5.
  • Fortune (If There Be Such a Thing as Shee)
  • Ch. 1.
  • Memento Mori
  • Ch. 2.
  • The Spirit and the Flesh
  • Ch. 3.
  • In the Light of Heaven and in the Darkness of Hell
  • Ch. 4.
  • Vis Amoris
Control code
45466158
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
209 pages
Isbn
9780820452920
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00066413
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45466158

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