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In Generating Texts, Sharon Cadman Seelig tests traditional notions of genre by analyzing parallels between works that confound existing categories. Seelig pairs three seventeenth-century prose works with three other works, each of a later century. Proceeding from her authors' similarities in method and common sets of assumptions (such as concern with process and discovery, time and eternity, or the nature of the self), she uncovers parallels showing that genre is not simply a set of formal features but rather a particular way of seeing the world that grows out of authorial attitude, impulse, and occasion.
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Sharon Cadmin Seelig is Professor of English at Smith College. She is the author of The Shadow of Eternity: Belief and Structure in Herbert, Vaughan, and Traherne.
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Book Description University of Virginia Press, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0813916763
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