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Renaissance Poetics Renaissance Poetik

Author : Heinrich F. Plett
ISBN : 3110139642
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Dieserinterdisziplinare Sammelband zur Renaissance-Poetik umfaSSt ein breites Spektrum von Themen: B Nachahmung und Innovation; das Schone und das Erhabene; rhetorische, mythologische und multimediale Poetik; das Problem der poetischen Diktion; Gattungstheorien und der literarische Kanon; Dichtungsapologetik und literarische Kontroversen; Platon-, Aristoteles-, Horaz- und Longin-Rezeption. S Der Band wird durch einen Essay eingeleitet und enthalt eine ausfuhrliche Bibliographie zum Thema Renaissance-Poetik, sowie ein Register.
Category: Literary Criticism

Renaissance Bodies

Author : Lucy Gent
ISBN : 0948462086
Genre : Art
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Renaissance Bodies is a unique collection of views on the ways in which the human image has been represented in the arts and literature of English Renaissance society. The subjects discussed range from high art to popular culture – from portraits of Elizabeth I to polemical prints mocking religious fanaticism – and include miniatures, manners, anatomy, drama and architectural patronage. The authors, art historians and literary critics, reflect diverse critical viewpoints, and the 78 illustrations present a fascinating exhibition of the often strange and haunting images of the period. With essays by John Peacock, Elizabeth Honig, Andrew and Catherine Belsey, Jonathan Sawday, Susan Wiseman, Ellen Chirelstein, Tamsyn Williams, Anna Bryson, Maurice Howard and Nigel Llewellyn. "The whole book ... presents a mirror of contemporary concerns with power, the merits and demerits of individualism, sex-roles, 'selves', the meaning of community and (even) conspicuous consumption."—The Observer
Category: Art

The Renaissance In Europe

Author : Lynne Elliott
ISBN : 0778745910
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces the various elements of Renaissance life, including religion, trade, education, arts, and clothes.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Renaissance Education Between Religion And Politics

Author : Paul F. Grendler
ISBN : 0860789896
Genre : History
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This third volume of articles by Paul F. Grendler explores the connections between education, religion, and politics. It combines detailed research, such as on Erasmus's doctorate and the new schools of the Jesuits and Piarists, with broad overviews of European and especially Italian education. Two of the studies appear here for the first time in English.
Category: History

The Renaissance

Author : John Jeffries Martin
ISBN : 0415260620
Genre : History
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The Renaissance paradigm in crisis - Politics, language and power - Individualism, identity and gender - Art, science and humanism - Religion: tradition and innovation.
Category: History

Urban Life In The Renaissance

Author : Susan Zimmerman
ISBN : 0874133238
Genre : History
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This volume derives from two symposia sponsored by the Center for Renaissance and Baroque Studies at the University of Maryland. In studies of Italy, France, England, Holland, and Spain that range from the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries, it explores various aspects of Renaissance urban culture and urban identity.
Category: History

Harlem Renaissance Lives From The African American National Biography

Author : Henry Louis Gates
ISBN : 9780195387957
Genre : History
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The Harlem Renaissance is the best known and most widely studied cultural movement in African American history. Now, in Harlem Renaissance Lives, esteemed scholars Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham have selected 300 key biographical entries culled from the eight-volume African American National Biography, providing an authoritative who's who of this seminal period. Here readers will find engagingly written and authoritative articles on notable African Americans who made significant contributions to literature, drama, music, visual art, or dance, including such central figures as poet Langston Hughes, novelist Zora Neale Hurston, aviator Bessie Coleman, blues singer Ma Rainey, artist Romare Bearden, dancer Josephine Baker, jazzman Louis Armstrong, and the intellectual giant W. E. B. Du Bois. Also included are biographies of people like the Scottsboro Boys, who were not active within the movement but who nonetheless profoundly affected the artistic and political statements that came from Harlem Renaissance figures. The volume will also feature a preface by the editors, an introductory essay by historian Cary D. Wintz, and 75 illustrations.
Category: History