A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance With special reference to the influence of Italy in the formation and development of modern classicism
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A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance With special reference to the influence of Italy in the formation and development of modern classicism

By Joel Elias Spingarn
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Table of Contents
  • Transcriber's Notes
  • A HISTORY OF LITERARY CRITICISM IN THE RENAISSANCE
  • A HISTORY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM IN THE RENAISSANCE
    • JOEL ELIAS SPINGARN
    • PREFACE
    • CONTENTS
    • Part First
    • LITERARY CRITICISM IN ITALY
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM OF RENAISSANCE CRITICISM
        • I. Mediæval Conceptions of Poetry
        • II. The Moral Justification of Poetry
        • III. The Final Justification of Poetry
      • I. Mediæval Conceptions of Poetry
      • II. The Moral Justification of Poetry
      • III. The Final Justification of Poetry
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM OF RENAISSANCE CRITICISM
      • I. Mediæval Conceptions of Poetry
      • II. The Moral Justification of Poetry
      • III. The Final Justification of Poetry
    • I. Mediæval Conceptions of Poetry
    • II. The Moral Justification of Poetry
    • III. The Final Justification of Poetry
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE GENERAL THEORY OF POETRY IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
        • I. Poetry as a Form of Scholastic Philosophy
        • II. Poetry as an Imitation of Life
        • III. The Function of Poetry
      • I. Poetry as a Form of Scholastic Philosophy
      • II. Poetry as an Imitation of Life
      • III. The Function of Poetry
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE GENERAL THEORY OF POETRY IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
      • I. Poetry as a Form of Scholastic Philosophy
      • II. Poetry as an Imitation of Life
      • III. The Function of Poetry
    • I. Poetry as a Form of Scholastic Philosophy
    • II. Poetry as an Imitation of Life
    • III. The Function of Poetry
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE THEORY OF THE DRAMA
        • I. The Subject of Tragedy
        • II. The Function of Tragedy
        • III. The Characters of Tragedy
        • IV. The Dramatic Unities
        • V. Comedy
      • I. The Subject of Tragedy
      • II. The Function of Tragedy
      • III. The Characters of Tragedy
      • IV. The Dramatic Unities
      • V. Comedy
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE THEORY OF THE DRAMA
      • I. The Subject of Tragedy
      • II. The Function of Tragedy
      • III. The Characters of Tragedy
      • IV. The Dramatic Unities
      • V. Comedy
    • I. The Subject of Tragedy
    • II. The Function of Tragedy
    • III. The Characters of Tragedy
    • IV. The Dramatic Unities
    • V. Comedy
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE THEORY OF EPIC POETRY
        • I. The Theory of the Epic Poem
        • II. Epic and Romance
      • I. The Theory of the Epic Poem
      • II. Epic and Romance
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE THEORY OF EPIC POETRY
      • I. The Theory of the Epic Poem
      • II. Epic and Romance
    • I. The Theory of the Epic Poem
    • II. Epic and Romance
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER V
      • THE GROWTH OF THE CLASSIC SPIRIT IN ITALIAN CRITICISM
        • I. Humanism
        • II. Aristotelianism
        • III. Rationalism
      • I. Humanism
      • II. Aristotelianism
      • III. Rationalism
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE GROWTH OF THE CLASSIC SPIRIT IN ITALIAN CRITICISM
      • I. Humanism
      • II. Aristotelianism
      • III. Rationalism
    • I. Humanism
    • II. Aristotelianism
    • III. Rationalism
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI
      • ROMANTIC ELEMENTS IN ITALIAN CRITICISM
        • I. The Ancient Romantic Element
        • II. Mediæval Elements
        • III. Modern Elements
      • I. The Ancient Romantic Element
      • II. Mediæval Elements
      • III. Modern Elements
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • ROMANTIC ELEMENTS IN ITALIAN CRITICISM
      • I. The Ancient Romantic Element
      • II. Mediæval Elements
      • III. Modern Elements
    • I. The Ancient Romantic Element
    • II. Mediæval Elements
    • III. Modern Elements
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • Part Second
    • LITERARY CRITICISM IN FRANCE
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE CHARACTER AND DEVELOPMENT OF FRENCH CRITICISM IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE CHARACTER AND DEVELOPMENT OF FRENCH CRITICISM IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE THEORY OF POETRY IN THE FRENCH RENAISSANCE
        • I. The Poetic Art
        • II. The Drama
        • III. Heroic Poetry
      • I. The Poetic Art
      • II. The Drama
      • III. Heroic Poetry
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE THEORY OF POETRY IN THE FRENCH RENAISSANCE
      • I. The Poetic Art
      • II. The Drama
      • III. Heroic Poetry
    • I. The Poetic Art
    • II. The Drama
    • III. Heroic Poetry
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER III
      • CLASSIC AND ROMANTIC ELEMENTS IN FRENCH CRITICISM DURING THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
        • I. Classical Elements
        • II. Romantic Elements
      • I. Classical Elements
      • II. Romantic Elements
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CLASSIC AND ROMANTIC ELEMENTS IN FRENCH CRITICISM DURING THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
      • I. Classical Elements
      • II. Romantic Elements
    • I. Classical Elements
    • II. Romantic Elements
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE FORMATION OF THE CLASSIC IDEAL IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
        • I. The Romantic Revolt
        • II. The Reaction against the Pléiade
        • III. The Second Influx of Italian Ideas
        • IV. The Influence of Rationalistic Philosophy
      • I. The Romantic Revolt
      • II. The Reaction against the Pléiade
      • III. The Second Influx of Italian Ideas
      • IV. The Influence of Rationalistic Philosophy
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE FORMATION OF THE CLASSIC IDEAL IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
      • I. The Romantic Revolt
      • II. The Reaction against the Pléiade
      • III. The Second Influx of Italian Ideas
      • IV. The Influence of Rationalistic Philosophy
    • I. The Romantic Revolt
    • II. The Reaction against the Pléiade
    • III. The Second Influx of Italian Ideas
    • IV. The Influence of Rationalistic Philosophy
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • Part Third
    • LITERARY CRITICISM IN ENGLAND
    • CHAPTER I
      • THE EVOLUTION OF ENGLISH CRITICISM FROM ASCHAM TO MILTON
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE EVOLUTION OF ENGLISH CRITICISM FROM ASCHAM TO MILTON
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE GENERAL THEORY OF POETRY IN THE ELIZABETHAN AGE
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE GENERAL THEORY OF POETRY IN THE ELIZABETHAN AGE
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER III
      • THE THEORY OF DRAMATIC AND HEROIC POETRY
        • I. Tragedy
        • II. Comedy
        • III. The Dramatic Unities
        • IV. Epic Poetry
      • I. Tragedy
      • II. Comedy
      • III. The Dramatic Unities
      • IV. Epic Poetry
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • THE THEORY OF DRAMATIC AND HEROIC POETRY
      • I. Tragedy
      • II. Comedy
      • III. The Dramatic Unities
      • IV. Epic Poetry
    • I. Tragedy
    • II. Comedy
    • III. The Dramatic Unities
    • IV. Epic Poetry
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV
      • CLASSICAL ELEMENTS IN ELIZABETHAN CRITICISM
        • I. Introductory: Romantic Elements
        • II. Classical Metres
        • III. Other Evidences of Classicism
      • I. Introductory: Romantic Elements
      • II. Classical Metres
      • III. Other Evidences of Classicism
      • FOOT-NOTES:
    • CLASSICAL ELEMENTS IN ELIZABETHAN CRITICISM
      • I. Introductory: Romantic Elements
      • II. Classical Metres
      • III. Other Evidences of Classicism
    • I. Introductory: Romantic Elements
    • II. Classical Metres
    • III. Other Evidences of Classicism
    • FOOT-NOTES:
    • APPENDICES
    • APPENDIX A
      • CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE CHIEF CRITICAL WORKS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
    • CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE CHIEF CRITICAL WORKS OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
    • APPENDIX B
      • SALVIATI'S ACCOUNT OF THE COMMENTATORS ON ARISTOTLE'S "POETICS."
        • DELLI INTERPRETI DI QUESTO LIBRO DELLA POETICA
      • DELLI INTERPRETI DI QUESTO LIBRO DELLA POETICA
    • SALVIATI'S ACCOUNT OF THE COMMENTATORS ON ARISTOTLE'S "POETICS."
      • DELLI INTERPRETI DI QUESTO LIBRO DELLA POETICA
    • DELLI INTERPRETI DI QUESTO LIBRO DELLA POETICA
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY
      • I. SOURCES
        • II. SECONDARY WORKS
      • II. SECONDARY WORKS
    • I. SOURCES
      • II. SECONDARY WORKS
    • II. SECONDARY WORKS
    • INDEX
    • LI LIVRES DU GOUVERNEMENT DES ROIS.
      • PUBLICATIONS OF THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS.
    • PUBLICATIONS OF THE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS.
    • CLASSICAL STUDIES
      • IN HONOUR OF HENRY DRISLER.
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    • IN HONOUR OF HENRY DRISLER.
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