European Erotic Romance: Philhellene Protestantism, Renaissance Translation and English Literary Politics Victor Skretkowicz

ISBN: 9780719079702

Published: July 7th 2009

Hardcover

320 pages


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European Erotic Romance: Philhellene Protestantism, Renaissance Translation and English Literary Politics  by  Victor Skretkowicz

European Erotic Romance: Philhellene Protestantism, Renaissance Translation and English Literary Politics by Victor Skretkowicz
July 7th 2009 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 320 pages | ISBN: 9780719079702 | 8.73 Mb

European Erotic Romance examines the Renaissance publication and translation of the ancient Greek erotic romances, and English adaptations of the genre by Sir Philip Sidney, Shakespeare and Lady Mary Sidney Wroth.Providing fresh insight into theMoreEuropean Erotic Romance examines the Renaissance publication and translation of the ancient Greek erotic romances, and English adaptations of the genre by Sir Philip Sidney, Shakespeare and Lady Mary Sidney Wroth.Providing fresh insight into the development of the novel, this study identifies the politicization of erotic romance by the European philhellene (lovers of all things Greek) Protestant movement.

To English translators and authors, the complex plots, well developed moralized characters (particularly female) and rhetorical styles of the ancient novels signify political and social reform.Generous quotation and translations ensure that European Erotic Romance is accessible to a broad spectrum of readers.

Its organisation lends itself to use as a course text. It is suitable for use by senior undergraduates and specialists in Renaissance literature, translation, rhetoric and history.



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