New PDF release: Situational Poetics in Robert Henryson's The Testament of

By Nickolas A. Haydock

ISBN-10: 1604977663

ISBN-13: 9781604977660

"Situational Poetics is a deep, cultural background of Henryson's tricky testomony of Cresseid. This publication deals awesome insights all through, from its research of the hybrid "dislocations and double recognition" of past due medieval Scottish literature, Henryson's "Virgilian" occupation, his admixture of tragedy and satire within the testomony, and the anamorphic temporalities that hyperlink Chaucer, Henryson and Shakespeare of their telling and re-telling of the Troilus and Criseyde tale. this can be an completely compelling examine of Henryson's testomony, one who delivers to re-shape thoroughly our figuring out of the poem." --Stephanie Trigg, Professor of English, college of Melbourne "A remarkably bold try to re-situate Henryson's testomony of Cresseid inside literary background and to recuperate the author's intentionally built career-profile from the numerous injuries of transmission. ... the 1st ever view of Henryson "in the round." --Tom Shippey, Professor Emeritus, St. Louis collage "Nickolas Haydock's new ebook at the nice Scot poet Robert Henryson manages to do numerous issues instantly that looked as if it would the remainder of us to be incompatible. He firmly areas Henryson's paintings in literary historical past, yet renders him available or even in discussion with new methods of wondering literature and tradition. he's respectful of Henryson's canonical position in Scottish id yet increases questions on how literature works in making nationwide and ethnic identities. Haydock provides us a Henryson for the twenty-first century." --John M. Ganim, Professor of English, collage of California, Riverside

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