By Verena Olejniczak Lobsien

ISBN-10: 311022884X

ISBN-13: 9783110228847

Transparency and Dissimulation analyses the configurations of historical neoplatonism in early glossy English texts. In having a look heavily at poems and prose writings by means of authors as diversified as Thomas Wyatt, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, John Donne, Edward Herbert, Andrew Marvell, Thomas Traherne, Thomas Browne and, final no longer least, Aphra Behn, this examine makes an attempt to map the outlines of a neoplatonic aesthetics in literary perform in addition to to chart its transformative power within the transferring contexts of cultural turbulency and denominational clash in sixteenth- and 17th-century England.

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Transparency and Dissimulation analyses the configurations of historic neoplatonism in early glossy English texts. In having a look heavily at poems and prose writings by means of authors as different as Thomas Wyatt, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, John Donne, Edward Herbert, Andrew Marvell, Thomas Traherne, Thomas Browne and, final now not least, Aphra Behn, this learn makes an attempt to map the outlines of a neoplatonic aesthetics in literary perform in addition to to chart its transformative capability within the transferring contexts of cultural turbulency and denominational clash in sixteenth- and 17th-century England.

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