Manner of Correspondence: A Study of the Scriblerus Club Patricia Carr Bruckmann

ISBN: 9780773566477

Published: April 1st 1997

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200 pages


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Manner of Correspondence: A Study of the Scriblerus Club  by  Patricia Carr Bruckmann

Manner of Correspondence: A Study of the Scriblerus Club by Patricia Carr Bruckmann
April 1st 1997 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 200 pages | ISBN: 9780773566477 | 5.59 Mb

Tracing their shared vision in such works as Memoirs of Scriblerus, Gullivers Travels, The Beggars Opera, and The Dunciad, Br ckmann identifies the pastoral as their common ideal and analyses their shared hostilities and anxieties regarding theMoreTracing their shared vision in such works as Memoirs of Scriblerus, Gullivers Travels, The Beggars Opera, and The Dunciad, Br ckmann identifies the pastoral as their common ideal and analyses their shared hostilities and anxieties regarding the erosion of that ideal in an age they saw as grotesquely degenerate. She points out that in many ways the group was out of step with its own time and much more attuned to ancient and traditional images of felicity and to ancient authors who subscribed to these values.

The influence of Erasmus and Sir Thomas More, who both figure as icons in the Scriblerians work, as well as such authors as Seneca, Lucian, Lucius Apuleius, and Fran ois Rabelais is explored in detail.



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