After Augustine

The essays in this volume discuss the changing purpose of reading from late antiquity to the Renaissance. "A most unusual, fascinating, and rich book, very well written, with copious scholarly notes."—Choice

After Augustine
The Meditative Reader and the Text

Brian Stock

2001 | 144 pages | Cloth $45.00
Cultural Studies | Literature
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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Reading and Self-Knowledge
2. Ethical Values and the Literary Imagination
3. Later Ancient Literary Realism
4. The Problem of Self-Representation
5. Petrarch's Portrait of Augustine
6. Two Version of Utopia
7. Lectio Spiritualis

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments