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Excess and the Mean in Early Modern English Literature Joshua Scodel

Excess and the Mean in Early Modern English Literature

Joshua Scodel

Published January 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781282158641
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367 pages
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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 classicalMoreThis 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 thinker