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Hidden designs : the critical profession and renaissance literature /
Jonathan Crewe.
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New York : Methuen, c1986.
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viii, 181 p.
ISBN
041692350X :
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imprint
New York : Methuen, c1986.
isbn
041692350X :
catalogue key
1337540
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Appeared in Choice on 1987-10:
This is a demanding book, both because of its style (it packs so much into so short a text) and because of its twofold subject (it is at once a revisionary reading of Sidney, Spenser, Puttenham, and Shakespeare and a continuing commentary on the recent history and theoretical claims of Renaissance criticism). Crewe's strategy is that of the detective story: the ``discovery'' (in light of which) is the recognition that the ``new historicism'' and poststructuralist theory need not mean an end to the profession and practice of literary criticism. This penultimate chapter is followed by a conclusion in the form of an epilogue, which argues that we can come home again and, as always, via Shakespeare. This is good news indeed, and Crewe has both the literary sophistication and-as a glance through the 24 pages of ``Notes'' confirms-the theoretical authority to convince us. Recommended for advanced students and faculty-R.P. Griffin, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
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