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The Resource The late medieval origins of the modern novel, Rachel A. Kent

The late medieval origins of the modern novel, Rachel A. Kent

Label
The late medieval origins of the modern novel
Title
The late medieval origins of the modern novel
Statement of responsibility
Rachel A. Kent
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Late Medieval Origins of the Modern Novel dramatically refreshes the age-old debate regarding the novel's origins and purpose. Acknowledging the excellence of Doody, Moore, and Pavel's recent work, scholarship has yet to account for literature's final ability, after millennia of engagement with royalty, heroes, epic journeys, morality tales, and political satire, to embrace the sexual, pained byways of the ordinary man and woman in the early modern period. Contrasting theories of the novel as a Protestant inheritance, this book ties the startling ontology and aesthetics of late medieval spirituality to the form's scandalous, experimental early modern emergence. Recalling these origins, Kent reestablishes the novel theoretically as a landscape of vulnerable 'presence encounter', and not primarily as a 'meaning event'. From James to Kundera to Robbe-Grillet, Kent engages literary theorists hinting at this primary 'presence' purpose. She closes by exploring literary 'Pietás' within Hardy, Maupassant, and Bataille. "--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kent, Rachel A.
Dewey number
809.3
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3491
LC item number
.K46 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Christianity
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / General
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Medieval
Label
The late medieval origins of the modern novel, Rachel A. Kent
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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.
Control code
909320959
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781137541338
Lccn
2015013968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)909320959
Label
The late medieval origins of the modern novel, Rachel A. Kent
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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.
Control code
909320959
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
278 pages
Isbn
9781137541338
Lccn
2015013968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)909320959

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