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The Severed Word: Ovid's Heroides and the Novela Sentimental

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The Severed Word: Ovid's Heroides and the Novela Sentimental - Brownlee, Marina Scordilis
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In this wide-ranging study Marina Scordilis Brownlee investigates the importance of the letter--often a complex interplay of objectivity and subjectivity--in the establishment of novelistic discourse. She shows how Ovid's Heroides explore the discourse of epistolarity in a way that exerted a lasting effect on Italian, French, and Spanish works of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, especially on the fifteenth-century Spanish novela sentimental, or "sentimental romance." Presenting this proto-novelistic form as a highly ...

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The Severed Word: Ovid's Heroides and the Novela Sentimental 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691634616

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The Severed Word: Ovid's Heroides and the Novela Sentimental 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691605685

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The Severed Word: Ovid's "Heroides" and the "Novela Sentimental" 1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691068091

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