A Poetics of the natural: sensation, decorum, and bodily appeal in Puttenham's Art of English Poesy

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleA Poetics of the natural: sensation, decorum, and bodily appeal in Puttenham's Art of English Poesy Author(S)Rebecca Wiseman (Author)
Abstract  This article addresses courtier-poet Puttenham's sprawling 1589 treatise on English poetics, focusing especially on one of the text's central tensions: the relationship between poetry as constructed commodity and the receptive body as natural, sensual, universal in its responses and affinities. ...Paginationp 33–49
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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