Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode

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Defining "romance" as a form that simultaneously seeks and postpones a particular end, revelation, or object, Patricia Parker interprets its implications and transformations in the works of four major poets--Ariosto, Spenser, Milton, and Keats. In placing the texts within their literary and historical contexts, Professor Parker provides at once a literary history of romance as genre, a fresh reading of individual poems, and an exploration of the continuing romance of figurative language itself. Originally published in 1979 ...

Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691648200

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Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode 1979, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691063980

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