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Author Warner, J. Christopher (James Christopher), 1961-

Title The Augustinian epic, Petrarch to Milton / J. Christopher Warner
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents Petrarch's Culpa and Augustine's counsel -- Petrarch's Culpa and the Allegory of the Africa -- Renaissance allegories of the Aeneid: the doctrine of the two Venuses and the epic of the two cities -- Petrarch's Culpa in Gerusalemme liberata -- The epic imitation of Christ: Marco Girolamo Vida's Christiad -- Vergil the evangelist: the Christiad of Alexander Ross -- Augustinian epic in Paradise lost -- Augustinian epic in romance epic: the example of Spenser's Faerie queene
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-264) and index
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Subject Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. Secretum.
Epic poetry, European -- History and criticism.
European poetry -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005008442
ISBN 0472026801 (electronic bk.)
9780472026807 (electronic bk.)