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Author Spies, Marijke.
Title Rhetoric, rhetoricians, and poets : studies in Renaissance poetry and poetics / Marijke Spies ; eds., Henk Duits and Ton van Strien.
Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 1999.

Author Spies, Marijke.
Subject Rhetoric, Renaissance.
European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
European literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Poetics -- History -- 17th century.
Poetics -- History -- 16th century.
Alt Name Duits, H.
Strien, A. van.
Add Title Rhetoric, rethoricians [i.e. rhetoricians], and poets
Description 1 online resource (169 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-155) and index.
Summary "Rhetoric, Rhetoricians and Poets contains essays by Marijke Spies about works written not only in Dutch, but also in French and in New Latin, with topics ranging from the effects of poetic principles on literary practice to the use of poetry as a means for improving society and developing the individual. The unifying thread in these studies is the pivotal importance of rhetoric in all forms of literary expression."--Jacket
Contents The Rhetoric of Ronsard's 'Hymne de I'Or' -- From Disputation to Argumentation: the French Morality Play in the Sixteenth Century -- Between Epic and Lyric: the Genres in J.C. Scaliger's Poetices Libri Septem -- Scaliger in Holland -- Developments in Sixteenth-Century Dutch Poetics: from 'Rhetoric' to 'Renaissance' -- The Amsterdam Chamber De Eglentier and the Ideals of Erasmian Humanism -- Rhetoric and Civic Harmony in the Dutch Republic of the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Century.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9789048505760 (electronic bk.)
9048505763 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 607724585
Additional Format Print version: Spies, Marijke. Rhetoric, rhetoricians, and poets. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 1999 (DLC) 00308724 (OCoLC)43937327

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