The Literature of the French Renaissance [Two Volume Set]

Tilley, Arthur

Published by Cambridge University Press, 1904
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Volume I. xxiii (i), 355 pp, preface, principal periiodicals refferred to, other works of reference, corrigenda, addenda, Part I. (1525-1550), Marot and Rabelais: Francis I and His Court; II. Humanism; III. The Moulding of the Language; IV. Clement Marot; V. The School of Marot; VI. Margaret of Navarre; VII. Des Periers; VIII. The Precursors of the Pleiad; IX. The Romances of Chivalry; X. Rabelais; XI. Calvin; Sii. Memoirs and Chronicles; XIII. Retrospect. Part II. (1550-1580), The Pleiad: XIV. Valois and Medici; XV. Scholars and Antiquaries; XVI. Rosard and Dy Bellay. Volume II. xv, 360 pp, XVII. The Lesser Stars; XVIII. The Second Generation; XIX. The Renaissance Drama. Part III (1580-1605), Montaigne: XX. The Return to Nature; XXI. Montaigne; XXII. The Followers of Rabelais; XXIII. Memoirs and Letters; XXIV. History and Political Science; XXV. The Satire Menippee; XXVI. D'Aubigne; XXVII. The Years of Transition; XXVIII. Regnier; XXIX. Conclusion; appendix: E. The authorship of the Discoours merveilleux; F. The genesis of the Satire Menippee; G. On some biographical and bibliographical works; H. chronological table, index. First Edition, 1904. Only the slightest edge wear with age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-blue -cloth blind-stamped borders, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Literature of the French Renaissance [...
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1904
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First Edition.

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