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The Challenge of Periodization
Old Paradigms and New Perspectives

Edited By

Lawrence Besserman

ISBN 9781138970076
Published May 13, 2016 by Routledge
270 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Challenge of Periodization: Old Paradigms and New Perspectives, Lawrence Besserman; Chapter 2 The Beginnings of Chaucer's English Style, Larry D. Benson; Chapter 3 The Place of the Modern in the Late Middle Ages, Lee Patterson; Chapter 4 Reuchlin and the Jews: Obstacles on the Path to Emancipation, Heiko A. Oberman; Chapter 5 The Periodization of the Renaissance and the Question of Mannerism, Aldo Scaglione; Chapter 6, Sanford Budick; Chapter 7 A Critique of Romantic Periodization, Robert J. Griffin; Chapter 8 A Project for the Sun, Geoffrey H. Hartman; Chapter 9 Rethinking Romanticism, Jerome J. McGann; Chapter 10 Thomas Hardy: A Victorian Modernist?, H. M. Daleski; Chapter 11 Reading and Periodization: Wallace Stevens' “The Idea of Order at Key West”, J. Hillis Miller; Chapter 12 Is There a Perennial Literature?, Denis Donoghue; Chapter 13 Periodizing Modem American Poetry, Helen Vendler;

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