Augustinian Bibliography, 1970-1980

Augustinian Bibliography, 1970-1980

With Essays on the Fundamentals of Augustinian Scholarship

Book - 1982
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A team of international contributors explores the way modern conceptions of what constitutes an individual's life story emerged in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The Enlightenment idea of the self--an autonomous individual, testing rules imposed from without against a personal sensibility nourished from within--is today vigorously contested. By analyzing early-modern "life writing" in all its variety, from private diaries and correspondences to public confessions and philosophical portraits, this volume shows that the relation between self and community is more complex and more intimate than supposed.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1982
ISBN: 9780313226298
0313226296
Characteristics: xxii, 218 p. ; 25 cm

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