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Frame, glass, verse; the technology of poetic invention in the English Renaissance.

9780801445415

Frame, glass, verse; the technology of poetic invention in the English Renaissance.

Kalas, Rayna.

Cornell U. Press

2007

248 pages

$39.95

Hardcover

PR535

Kalas (English, Cornell U.) explores how poetry uses figurative language to give visibility to things that might otherwise remain unseen, things such as time, systems of social rank, the physical properties of matter, and the processes of the imagination. Her case study is Renaissance poetry and its use of figures of framing and images of glass, both as a material and as a technical craft, to illustrate aspects of the world.

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