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Cave, Terence

Works: 70 works in 368 publications in 3 languages and 9,716 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Didactic fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Compiler, Translator
Classifications: PR4658, 823.8
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Most widely held works by Terence Cave
A short history of French literature by Sarah Kay( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book traces the history of French literature from its beginnings to the present. Within its remarkably brief compass, it offers a wide-ranging, personal, and detailed account of major writers and movements. Developments in French literature are presented in an innovative way, not as an even sequence of literary events but as a series of stories told at varying pace and with different kinds of focus. Readers can thus take in the broad sweep of historical change, grasp the main characteristics of major periods, or enjoy a close appraisal of individual works and their contexts. The book is written in an accessible and non-technical style that will make it attractive to students and to all those who enjoy French Literature."--Jacket
Ronsard the poet by Terence Cave( Book )

12 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devotional poetry in France c. 1570-1613 by Terence Cave( Book )

20 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cornucopian text : problems of writing in the French Renaissance by Terence Cave( Book )

32 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This seminal book examines the interaction of literary practice and theory in 16th-century France in the context of the great Renaissance writers, Erasmus, Rabelais, Ronsard, and Montaigne
Recognitions : a study in poetics by Terence Cave( Book )

30 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of the term anagnorisis and explores the ways in which it continues to be a valuable focus for theoretical reflection. Chapters analyze examples of recognition plots from English, French and German literature, and demonstrate how recognition must be viewed as an important topic
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deronda, a high-minded young man searching for his path in life, finds himself drawn by a series of dramatic encounters into two contrasting worlds: the English country-house life of Gwendolen Harleth, a high-spirited beauty trapped in an oppressive marriage, and the very different lives of a poor Jewish girl, Mirah, and her family. As Deronda uncovers the long-hidden secret of his own parentage, Eliot's moving and suspenseful narrative opens up a world of Jewish experience previously unknown to the Victorian novel
Neo-Latin and the vernacular in renaissance France( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and French and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Métamorphoses spirituelles; anthologie de la poésie religieuse française, 1570-1630 by Terence Cave( Book )

14 editions published in 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mignon's afterlives : crossing cultures from Goethe to the twenty-first century by Terence Cave( Book )

14 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terence Cave traces the afterlives of Mignon, an apparently minor character in Goethe's novel Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre through the European cultures of the 19th and 20th centuries. The enigmatic and fascinating Mignon reappears in wide range of different works, mainly narrative fiction but also poetry, song opera, and film
Thinking with literature : towards a cognitive criticism by Terence Cave( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To speak of 'thinking with literature' is to make the assumption that literature (in the broadest sense) is neither a side-show nor a side-issue in human cultures: it belongs to the spectrum of imaginative modes that includes both philosophical and scientific thought. Whether one regards it as a practice or as an archive, literature is highly pervasive, robust, enduring, and pregnant with values. This book argues that what it affords above all is a way of thinking, whether for writer, reader, or critic
Thomas More's Utopia in early modern Europe : paratexts and contexts by Julian Burger( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas More's Utopia in Early Modern Europe provides the first complete account of all the editions of Utopia, whether vernacular or Latin, printed before 1650. The reception of the idea of Utopia in early modern Europe has been studied extensively before: what has been lacking is a composite picture of how Utopia moved by means of translation from culture to culture and of the ways in which particular versions offered themselves to their readers." "This book will be of interest to specialists in early modern cultural history and history of the book, to graduate students working in these fields, and to anyone for whom the extraordinary success of More's Utopia as a book published on the European market remains a perennial fascination."--Jacket
Ronsard by Pierre de Ronsard( Book )

in French, Middle and English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pré-Histoires II : langues étrangères et troubles économiques au XVIe siècle by Terence Cave( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in French and French, Middle and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornucopia : figures de l'abondance au XVIe siècle by Terence Cave( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrospectives : essays in literature, poetics and cultural history by Terence Cave( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Terence Cave's work has made a major contribution to the rethinking of the relationship between literature, history and culture over the last half-century. Retrospectives brings together substantially revised versions of studies written since 1970: together they constitute a searching methodological investigation of the practice of reading past texts. How do our ways of reading such texts compare with those practised in the periods when they were written? How do we distinguish between what a text meant in its own time and what it has come to mean over time? And how might reading provide access to past experiences? The book's epicentre is early modern French culture, but it extends to that culture's ancient Greek and Roman models, its European contexts, and the afterlives of some of its themes, from Pascal via George Eliot to Angela Carter."--Jacket
How to read Montaigne by Terence Cave( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montaigne (1533-92) is commonly regarded as an early modern sceptic, standing at the threshold of a new secular way of thinking. He is also known for his groundbreaking exploration of the 'subject' or the 'self'. Terence Cave discusses these and other key aspects of the Essais not as philosophical themes but as features in the mapping of a mental landscape. Taking passages from many different chapters of the Essais, this book guides the the reader through Montaigne's investigation of the 'subtle shades and stirrings' of the mind
Pre-histories and afterlives : studies in critical method for Terence Cave by Anna Holland( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Bovary : life in a country town by Gustave Flaubert( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary woman's unfulfilled dreams of romantic love lead her to a series of desperate acts, including adultery, in a classic novel set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century bourgeois France
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A short history of French literature
Alternative Names

Cave, Terence

Cave, Terence 1938-

Cave, Terence C.

Cave, Terence C. 1938-

Cave, Terence Christopher

Cave Terence Christopher 1938-....

Terence Cave britischer Literaturwissenschaftler und Romanist

Terence Cave British specialist in literature and university teacher

Terence Cave Brits specialist in literatuur

The cornucopian text : problems of writing in the French RenaissanceRecognitions : a study in poeticsDaniel DerondaThomas More's Utopia in early modern Europe : paratexts and contextsRetrospectives : essays in literature, poetics and cultural historyHow to read MontaignePre-histories and afterlives : studies in critical method for Terence CaveMadame Bovary : life in a country town