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Cave, Terence

Works: 69 works in 268 publications in 4 languages and 8,690 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Biography  Anecdotes  Dictionaries  Didactic fiction  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Compiler
Classifications: PQ2246.M2, 843.8
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Most widely held works by Terence Cave
A short history of French literature by Sarah Kay( )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,855 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."--BOOK JACKET
Silas Marner the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the humble and mysterious figure of the linen weaver Silas Marner, on his journey from solitude and exile to the warmth and joy of family life
Ronsard the poet by Terence Cave( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 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 )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 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 )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and held by 522 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
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 19th-century woman pursues her romantic dreams through a series of lovers
Neo-Latin and the vernacular in renaissance France( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and French and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 243 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
Métamorphoses spirituelles; anthologie de la poésie religieuse française, 1570-1630 by Terence Cave( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in French and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pré-histoires : textes troublés au seuil de la modernité by Terence Cave( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronsard by Pierre de Ronsard( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas More's Utopia in early modern Europe : paratexts and contexts by Julian Burger( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 180 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."--BOOK JACKET
Pré-Histoires II : langues étrangères et troubles économiques au XVIe siècle by Terence Cave( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1997 in French and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Princess of Cleves by La Fayette( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poised between the fading world of chivalric romance and a new psychological realism, Madame de Lafayette's novel of passion and self-deception marks a turning-point in the history of the novel. When it first appeared--anonymously--in 1678 in the heyday of French classicism, it aroused fierce controversy among critics and readers, in particular for the extraordinary confession which forms the climax of the story. Having long been considered a classic, it is now regarded as a landmark in the history of women's writing." "In this new translation, The Princesse de Cleves is accompanied by two shorter works also attributed to Madame de Lafayette, The Princesse de Montpensier and The Comtesse de Tende. Book jacket."--Jacket
Retrospectives : essays in literature, poetics and cultural history by Terence Cave( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 97 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."--BOOK JACKET
Joachim Du Bellay et la belle romaine by Geneviève Demerson( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to read Montaigne by Terence Cave( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montaigne is known for his exploration of the subject or the self. This work discusses these and other aspects of Montaigne's work "Essais" as features in the mapping of a mental landscape. Taking passages from different chapters of the "Essais", it guides readers through Montaigne's investigation of the subtle shades and stirrings of the mind
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Alternative Names

Cave, Terence

Cave, Terence 1938-

Cave, Terence C.

Cave, Terence C. 1938-

Cave, Terence Christopher

Cave Terence Christopher 1938-....

Silas Marner the weaver of RaveloeThe cornucopian text : problems of writing in the French RenaissanceRecognitions : a study in poeticsDaniel DerondaMadame BovaryThomas More's Utopia in early modern Europe : paratexts and contextsThe Princess of ClevesRetrospectives : essays in literature, poetics and cultural historyHow to read Montaigne