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European literary careers

the author from antiquity to the Renaissance

Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: 'Jog on, jog on", European career paths / Patrick Cheney
Greek lives and Roman careers in the classical Vita tradition / Joseph Farrell
From Cursus to Ductus: figures of writing in western late antiquity (Augustine, Jerome, Cassiodorus, Bede) / Mark Vessey
Medieval literary careers: the Theban track / Robert R. Edwards
Authority and influence - vocation and anxiety: the sense of a literary career in the sentimental novel and Celestina / James F. Burke
Versions of a career: Petrarch and his Renaissance commentators / William J. Kennedy
Judging a literary career: the case of Antonio de Guevara (1480?-1545) / Kathleen Bollard de Broce
Arms versus letters: the poetics of war and the career of the poet in early modern Spain / Anne J. Cruz
Divine poetry as a career move: the complexities and consolations of following David / Anne Lake Prescott
'Novells of his devise': Chaucerian and Virgilian career paths in Spenser's Februarie eclogue / Patrick Cheney
Cervantes and the Virgilian wheel: the portrayal of a literary career / Frederick A. de Armas
Epic violence: captives, Moriscos, and empire in Cervantes / Álvaro Molina
Renaissance Englishwomen and the literary career / Susanne Woods ... [et al.].

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-361).


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PN501 .E86 2002

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