Download Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume 330: Nobel Prize by Bruccoli Clark PDF

By Bruccoli Clark

This award-winning multi-volume sequence is devoted to creating literature and its creators higher understood and extra obtainable to scholars and readers, whereas pleasant the criteria of librarians, academics and students. Dictionary of Literary Biography offers trustworthy info in an simply understandable structure, whereas putting writers within the greater point of view of literary historical past. Dictionary of Literary Biography systematically provides profession biographies and feedback of writers from all eras and all genres via volumes devoted to particular different types of literature and time periods.For an inventory of Dictionary of Literary Biography volumes looked after by way of style click on the following.

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Download The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology by Richard Viladesau PDF

By Richard Viladesau

This can be a sequel to Richard Viladesau's well-received examine, the wonderful thing about the go: the fervour of Christ in Theology and the humanities from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance. It keeps his venture of offering theological heritage through the use of artwork as either an self sufficient spiritual or theological "text" and as a way of realizing the cultural context for tutorial theology. Viladesau argues that artwork and symbolism functionality as substitute strands of theological expression occasionally parallel to, occasionally interwoven with, and infrequently in pressure with formal theological mirrored image at the that means of crucifixion and its function in salvation heritage. This booklet examines the 2 nice innovative routine that gave beginning to the trendy West: the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation. this era was once eventful for either theology and paintings, and therefore rather fruitful for Viladesau's venture. utilizing person artworks, over sixty of that are reproduced during this publication, to epitomize specific creative and theological types, he explores the contours of every paradigm in the course of the works of consultant theologians in addition to liturgical, poetic, creative, and musical assets. to call a couple of examples, the theologies of Savonarola, Luther, Calvin, and the Council of Trent, are tested in correlation to the recent state of affairs of paintings within the period of Fra Angelico, Leonardo, Michelangelo, D?rer, Cranach, and the Mannerists. during this e-book, Viladesau keeps to deepen our knowing of the main image of Christianity.

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Download A Concise Companion to English Renaissance Literature by Donna B. Hamilton PDF

By Donna B. Hamilton

This Concise Companion launches scholars into the research of English Renaissance literature throughout the relevant contexts that proficient it.

  • Places the poetry inside of contexts akin to: economics; faith; empire and exploration; schooling, humanism and rhetoric; censorship and patronage; royal marriage and succession; treason and uprising; “others” in England; deepest lives; cosmology and the physique; and life-writing.
  • Incorporates fresh advancements within the box, in addition to paintings quickly to be released.
  • Entices scholars to discover the topic additional.
  • Provides new syntheses that would be of curiosity to students.
  • All the members are extremely popular students and lecturers.
  • Content:
    Chapter 1 Economics (pages 11–31): S. P. Cerasano
    Chapter 2 faith (pages 32–53): Donna B. Hamilton
    Chapter three Royal Marriage and the Royal Succession (pages 54–74): Paul E. J. Hammer
    Chapter four Patronage, Licensing, and Censorship (pages 75–93): Richard Dutton
    Chapter five Humanism, Rhetoric, schooling (pages 94–113): Peter Mack
    Chapter 6 Manuscripts in Early glossy England (pages 114–135): Heather Wolfe
    Chapter 7 commute, Exploration, and Empire (pages 136–159): Ralph Bauer
    Chapter eight inner most lifestyles and Domesticity (pages 160–179): Lena Cowen Orlin
    Chapter nine Treason and uprising (pages 180–199): Andrew Hadfield
    Chapter 10 Shakespeare and the Marginalized “Others” (pages 200–216): Carole Levin
    Chapter eleven Cosmology and the physique (pages 217–237): Cynthia Marshall
    Chapter 12 Life?Writing (pages 238–256): Alan Stewart

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    Download Platonic Theology, Volume 3: Books IX-XI (I Tatti by Marsilio Ficino, James Hankins, Michael J. B. Allen PDF

    By Marsilio Ficino, James Hankins, Michael J. B. Allen

    The "Platonic Theology" is a visionary paintings and the philosophical masterpiece of Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus who was once mostly answerable for the Renaissance revival of Plato. A pupil of the Neoplatonic colleges of Plotinus and Proclus, he used to be dedicated to reconciling Platonism with Christianity, within the wish that this sort of reconciliation may begin a religious revival and go back of the golden age. His Platonic evangelizing used to be eminently winning and generally influential, and his "Platonic Theology" is without doubt one of the keys of knowing the paintings, notion, tradition and spirituality of the Renaissance.

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    Download The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance: Geography, by David Young Kim PDF

    By David Young Kim

    This significant and leading edge publication examines artists’ mobility as a serious point of Italian Renaissance paintings. it truly is renowned that many eminent artists akin to Cimabue, Giotto, Donatello, Lotto, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian traveled. This booklet is the 1st to think about the sixteenth-century literary descriptions in their trips in terms of the bigger Renaissance discourse pertaining to mobility, geography, the act of construction, and selfhood.

    David younger Kim rigorously explores appropriate issues in Giorgio Vasari’s huge Lives of the Artists, specifically how variety was once understood to sign in an artist’s come across with position. via new readings of severe principles, long-standing neighborhood prejudices, and full biographies, The touring Artist within the Italian Renaissance presents a groundbreaking case for the importance of mobility within the interpretation of artwork and the broader self-discipline of paintings heritage.

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    Download The Augustinian Epic, Petrarch to Milton by J. Christopher Warner PDF

    By J. Christopher Warner

    The Augustinian Epic, Petrarch to Milton rewrites the heritage of the Renaissance Vergilian epic by way of incorporating the neo-Latin aspect of the tale along the vernacular one, revealing how epics spoke to one another ''across the language gap'' and jointly comprised a unmarried, ''Augustinian tradition'' of epic poetry. starting with Petrarch's Africa, Warner bargains significant new interpretations of Renaissance epics either recognized and forgotten—from Milton's Paradise Lost to a Latin Christiad via his near-contemporary, Alexander Ross—thereby laying off new gentle at the improvement of the epic style. For complex undergraduate scholars, graduate scholars, and students within the fields of Italian, English, and Comparative literatures in addition to the Classics and the background of faith and literature.

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    Download Catholicism, controversy, and the English literary by Alison Shell PDF

    By Alison Shell

    The Catholic contribution to English literary tradition has been generally overlooked or misunderstood. This e-book units out to rehabilitate a variety of Catholic resourceful writing, whereas exposing the position of anti-Catholicism as an ingenious stimulus to mainstream writers in Tudor and Stuart England. It discusses canonical figures similar to Sidney, Spenser, Webster and Middleton along many lesser-known writers. Alison Shell explores the Catholic rhetoric of loyalism and apostasy, and the stimulus given to the Catholic literary mind's eye by way of the persecution and exile such a lot of of those writers suffered.

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    Download Premodern Places: Calais to Surinam, Chaucer to Aphra Behn by David Wallace PDF

    By David Wallace

    This ebook recovers areas showing within the psychological mapping of medieval and Renaissance writers, from Chaucer to Aphra Behn.

    • A hugely unique paintings, which recovers the areas that determine powerfully in premodern imagining.
    • Recreates locations that seem within the works of Langland, Chaucer, Dante, Petrarch, Spenser, Shakespeare, Aphra Behn, and so on.
    • Begins with Calais – peopled by way of the English from 1347 to 1558 and ends with Surinam – traded for big apple by way of the English in 1667.
    • Other specific destinations mentioned comprise Flanders, Somerset, Genoa, and the lucky Islands (Canary Islands).
    • Includes interesting anecdotes, akin to the tale of an English service provider studying love songs in Calais.
    • Provides insights into significant historic narratives, akin to race and slavery in Renaissance Europe.
    • Crosses the normal divide among the medieval and Renaissance classes.

    Chapter One At Calais Gate (pages 22–90):
    Chapter In Flaundres (pages 91–138):
    Chapter 3 Dante in Somerset (pages 139–180):
    Chapter 4 Genoa (pages 179–202):
    Chapter 5 Canaries (The lucky Islands) (pages 203–238):
    Chapter Six Surinam (pages 239–302):

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