Google full text of our books:

     
bookjacket

Hermogenes and the Renaissance:
Seven Ideas of Style
Annabel M. Patterson

Paperback | 2015 | $36.95 | £30.95 | ISBN: 9780691620848
Hardcover | 2016 | $92.50 | £77.95 | ISBN: 9780691647562
258 pp. | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
Add to Shopping Cart

Google full text of this book:
 

Annabel M. Patterson offers here a reassessment of the place of Hermogenes, a Greek rhetorician of the second century A.D., in literary history. She shows that the literary men of the European Renaissance-scholars, critics, and poets-found Hermogenes' Concerning Ideas both important and extremely useful, and she finds that they vigorously applied his concepts to create "a lovely conformitie."

The author first gives the history of this treatise on style and a detailed critical analysis of the Seven Ideas or categories of style. The book then demonstrates genre by genre how knowledge of the Seven Ideas can improve one's understanding of poetic development, especially in England, and reveals how the Ideas operate in the works of Tasso, Donne, Sidney, Shakespeare, Marvell, Jonson, Spenser, Milton , and many other poets and critics.

Originally published in 1970.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Series:

Subject Area:

  • For hardcover/paperback orders in United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Australia

 Paperback : $36.95 ISBN: 9780691620848

Add to shopping cart

 Hardcover : $92.50 ISBN: 9780691647562

Add to shopping cart
View contents of your shopping cart

  • For hardcover/paperback orders in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Pakistan

 Hardcover  £77.95 ISBN: 9780691647562

Add to shopping cart

 Paperback  £30.95 ISBN: 9780691620848

Add to shopping cart
View contents of your shopping cart

Prices subject to change without notice

File created: 3/3/2017

Questions and comments to: webmaster@press.princeton.edu
Princeton University Press

New Book E-mails
New In Print
PUP Blog
Videos/Audios
Princeton APPS
Sample Chapters
Subjects
Series
Catalogs
Princeton Legacy Library
Exam/Desk Copy
Textbooks
Media/Reviewers
Rights/Permissions
Ordering
Recent Awards
Princeton Shorts
Freshman Reading
PUP Europe
About Us
Contact Us
Links
F.A.Q.
PUP Home


Bookmark and Share
Send me emails
about new books in:
European History
More Choices