The Resource Excess and the mean in early modern English literature, Joshua Scodel, (electronic resource)

Excess and the mean in early modern English literature, Joshua Scodel, (electronic resource)

Label
Excess and the mean in early modern English literature
Title
Excess and the mean in early modern English literature
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Scodel
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book examines how English writers from the Elizabethan period to the Restoration transformed and contested the ancient ideal of the virtuous mean. As early modern authors learned at grammar school and university, Aristotle and other classical thinkers praised ""golden means"" balanced between extremes: courage, for example, as opposed to cowardice or recklessness. By uncovering the enormous variety of English responses to this ethical doctrine, Joshua Scodel revises our understanding of the vital interaction between classical thought and early modern literary culture. Scodel argu
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
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Scodel, Joshua
Dewey number
820.9003
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR428.M63
LC item number
S36 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Literature in history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Moderation in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and society
  • Didactic literature, English
  • English literature
  • Temperance in literature
  • Polarity in literature
  • Ethics in literature
Label
Excess and the mean in early modern English literature, Joshua Scodel, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-352) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. 1. Two early modern revisions of the mean -- pt. 2. means and extremes in early modern Georgic -- pt. 3. Erotic excess and early modern social conflicts -- pt. 4. Moderation and excess in the seventeenth-century symposiastic lyric -- pt. 5. Reimagining moderation: the Miltonic example
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (375 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824939
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111056486507886
  • (EBL)457905
  • (OCoLC)609845348
  • (SSID)ssj0000151732
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11910623
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000151732
  • (PQKBWorkID)10320171
  • (PQKB)10515768
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC457905
  • (OCoLC)52244976
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse36089
  • (EXLCZ)99111056486507886
Label
Excess and the mean in early modern English literature, Joshua Scodel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-352) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
pt. 1. Two early modern revisions of the mean -- pt. 2. means and extremes in early modern Georgic -- pt. 3. Erotic excess and early modern social conflicts -- pt. 4. Moderation and excess in the seventeenth-century symposiastic lyric -- pt. 5. Reimagining moderation: the Miltonic example
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (375 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824939
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)111056486507886
  • (EBL)457905
  • (OCoLC)609845348
  • (SSID)ssj0000151732
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11910623
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000151732
  • (PQKBWorkID)10320171
  • (PQKB)10515768
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC457905
  • (OCoLC)52244976
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse36089
  • (EXLCZ)99111056486507886

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