Age of iron: English renaissance tropologies of love and by Gale H. Carrithers

By Gale H. Carrithers

Publication by means of Carrithers, Gale H., Hardy, James D., Carrithers, Gale H., Jr., Hardy, James D., Jr.

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Foreword and Afterword for the context; but his richly provocative book should be consulted at length. Similarly, see Georges Van Den Abbeele, Travel as Metaphor: From Montaigne to Rousseau (Minneapolis, 1992), in which Descartes and Montesquieu are treated along with the title figures, and the focus is not inappropriately, for them and for the dawning age, secular. See, as a methodological model, Caroline Walker Bynum, The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christendom, 2001336 (New York, 1995).

4 in J. P.  . series Latina (Paris, 184464), XXXIV, col. 60; this central Augustinian work is so important for literary and cultural studies that modern translations are widely available). Ad majorem Dei gloriam ("to the greater glory of God") is the motto of the Society of Jesus. Page 4 edness and live") becoming synecdochic. It defines a condition of discontinuity, in which the present suddenly, in "the twinkling of an eye," becomes ontologically different from the past and in which the present will inform the future.

Certainly there was interiority, as she shows. Readers of the Bible, the Book of Common Prayer, and St. Augustine should always have seen this. Readers of the scholarship of Walter Ong and followers would have recognized that literacy has always fostered, whereas primary orality inhibits, the sense of interiority. Page 7 In all of these tropes, the dominant themes and images were expressed in terms of the relative positions and relationships of competitiveness and power and gain and bargain, on the one hand, to those of love and giving and affirmation and trust, on the other.

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