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Platonism and Poetry in the Twelfth Century: The Literary Influence of the School of Chartres

Wetherbee, Winthrop

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ISBN 10: 0691062196 / ISBN 13: 9780691062198
Published by Princeton University Press, U.S.A., 1972
Used Condition Very Good Cloth
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First Edition, cloth, xii, 292 pp., appendix, bibliography, index; very good,clean copy, tight binding, dust jacket with a small closed tear at bottom front. Bookseller Inventory # 025939

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Chartres as an intellectual and cultural force in the Renaissance of the twelfth century has engaged the attention of critics and scholars from R. L. Poole through Gilson, Curtius, and Huizinga to, most recently, Peter Dronke. Its importance as a poetic tradition is now reviewed by Winthrop Wetherbee, first as it developed at Chartres, then as it influenced later poetry, French as well as Latin. Mr. Wetherbee analyzes, and supports with his own translations, the poetry notably of Bernardus Silvestrus and Alain dc Lille: he defines the intellectual milieu of the Chartrian poets and their Platonic conception of nature, man, and poetry. Myth, philosophy, and the literary statement that gives them poetic being are Mr. Wetherbee's essential concern, as they were in fact the concern of the poets he discusses.

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Title: Platonism and Poetry in the Twelfth Century:...

Publisher: Princeton University Press, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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