Jennifer Clement's Reading Humility in Early Modern England PDF

By Jennifer Clement

whereas humility isn't specially valued in smooth Western tradition, Jennifer Clement argues the following, it's valuable to 16th- and seventeenth-century understandings of Christian religion and behaviour, and is key to early sleek strategies of the self. As this examine indicates, early smooth literary engagements with humility hyperlink it to self-knowledge throughout the perform of correct studying, and make humility foundational to any right realizing of human organisation. but humility has obtained little severe curiosity, and has usually been misunderstood as a fake advantage that engenders simply self-abjection. This examine deals an summary of varied ways that humility is mentioned, deployed, or resisted in early glossy texts starting from the explicitly non secular and autobiographical prose of Katherine Parr and John Donne, to the extra politically prompted prose of Queen Elizabeth I and the seventeenth-century reformer and radical Thomas Tryon. As a part of the broader 'turn to faith' in early sleek experiences, this examine seeks to complicate our figuring out of a mainstream early smooth advantage, and to problematize a style of severe research that assumes corporation is often outlined via resistance.

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