Renaissance Encounters

Greek East and Latin West

Edited by Marina S. Brownlee, Princeton University, and Dimitri Gondicas, Princeton University

Status: 
€123,00
$171.00
ISBN13: 
9789004235915
Publication Date: 
November 2012
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
332 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-7683
Volume: 
8

Edited by Thomas Cohen, York University, Toronto and Lesley Twomey, Northumbria University

Spoken Word and Social Practice: Orality in Europe (1400-1700) aims to recapture words spoken in medieval and early modern times, tracking women’s voices, on trial, or bantering and gossiping, and tracing those of princes, priests, and magistrates, townsmen, villagers, mariners, bandits,...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004288683
Expected: 
May 2015

Edited by Tom Deneire, Antwerp University Library

Dynamics of Neo-Latin and the Vernacular offers a collection of studies that deal with the cultural exchange between Neo-Latin and the vernacular, and with the very cultural mobility that allowed for the successful development of Renaissance bilingual culture.
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269071
Publication date: 
September 2014

Marco Sgarbi

The Italian Mind explores Italian vernacular logical textbooks and shows their fundamental contributions to the thought of the period, which anticipated many of the features of early modern philosophy and contributied to a new conception of knowledge.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264090
Publication date: 
February 2014

Cynthia Skenazi, University of California, Santa Barbara

In Aging Gracefully in the Renaissance: Stories of Later Life from Petrarch to Montaigne Cynthia Skenazi explores a shift in attitudes towards aging and provides a historical perspective on a crucial problem of our time.
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254664
Publication date: 
September 2013

Edited by Gregory Heyworth and Daniel E. O'Sullivan; with Frank Coulson

Les Eschéz d’Amours constitutes a vast encyclopedic allegory in the tradition of the Roman de la Rose, treating matters of love, politics, economics, music, medicine, courtly learning and leisures in the age of Charles V.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004212534
Publication date: 
July 2013

Philip Ford, University of Cambridge

In The Judgment of Palaemon, Philip Ford examines the relationship between vernacular and neo-Latin poetry in Renaissance France, the factors that fed into language choice, and the extent of the collaboration between the two language communities.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004245396
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Larissa Tracy and Jeff Massey

Capitalizing upon the enduring fascination with decapitation in European culture, this collection examines--through a variety of critical lenses--the recurring "roles/rolls" of severed human heads in the medieval and early modern imagination.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211551
Publication date: 
January 2012

Edited by Kimberly K. Bell and Julie Nelson Couch

This book serves as the essential companion to the late thirteenth-century, Middle English manuscript, Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 108. It marks a collaborative effort by scholars who investigate the codicological and contextual features of this manuscript’s vernacular poems.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192065
Publication date: 
December 2010

Yosef Tobi

The basic concept of this book is that in spite of the borrowed Arabic poetical values, medieval Hebrew poetry stubbornly distanced itself from Arabic poetry. The conclusive result of an in-depth comparative examination is that Hebrew poetry combined selective Arabic poetical values with ethical...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184992
Publication date: 
July 2010

S.H. Rigby

Examining Chaucer's Knight's Tale in the context of medieval mirrors for princes, this book argues that, in the figure of Duke Thesues, the tale presents us with the portrait of a model prince in terms of the standards of medieval political theory.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176249
Publication date: 
September 2009

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