The Bellum Grammaticale and the Rise of European Literature by Erik Butler PDF

By Erik Butler

The now-forgotten style of the bellum grammaticale flourished within the 16th- and 17th centuries as a method of satirizing outdated cultural associations and selling new equipment of guideline. In mild of works written in Renaissance Italy, ancien régime France, and baroque Germany (Andrea Guarna's Bellum Grammaticale [1511], Antoine Furetière's Nouvelle allégorique [1658], and Justus Georg Schottelius' Horrendum Bellum Grammaticale [1673]), this research explores early sleek representations of language as battle. whereas frequently playful in shape and reason, the texts tested handle severe problems with enduring relevance: the connection among culture and innovation, the ability of language to divide and unite peoples, and canon-formation. in addition, the writer contends, the "language wars" remove darkness from the shift from a Latin-based realizing of studying to the recognition of vernacular erudition and the emergence of nationwide literature.

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