Re: Neo Platonism in Literature
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Curiouser and curiouser!"
>Would that include the poetry of George Chapman? I find him very
> Does this group also focus on the literary term Neo-Platonism? Which
> was popular in the Renaissance among writers such as William
> Shakespeare, Edmund Spencer, etc. Petrarch had set the trend with
> Petrarchan sonnets focussing on platonic love for his beautiful but
> unattainable Laura. I would love to discuss neoplatonism in poetry
> here, if anyone is interested.
intriguing but all but unknown now, it seems, except for his dramatic
writings and of course his translations of Homer. Try finding any
modern edition of his poems. Didn't Frances Yates write about him at