Rhetorics of Order/ordering Rhetorics in English Neoclassical Literature
University of Delaware Press, 1989 - Literary Collections - 200 pages
This collection of essays on the rhetorics of order in English neoclassical literature includes Rose A. Zimbardo's investigation of generic slippage between drama and novel in works by Dryden and Behn; Maynard Mack's analysis of Pope's enduring rhetorics of presentation; and Patricia Meyer Spacks's examination of the heroines of Clarissa and the Italian.
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Poetical Injustice in Some Neglected Masterpieces of Restoration Drama
Drydens Don Sebastian and Behns Oroonoko
A Yet Farther Defence of the Stage
Salute to a ThreeHundredth Birthday
Popes Unfortunate Lady and Elegiac Form
Locke Addison Prior and the Order of Things
Clarissa and The Italian
The Troubles of Tristram and the Aesthetics of Uncertainty
Notes on Contributors
The Rhetoric of Kairos in Drydens Absalom and Achitophel
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