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Renaissance letters

revelations of a world reborn

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Published by New York University Press in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited with introd., commentary, and translation by Robert J. Clements and Lorna Levant.
    ContributionsClements, Robert John, 1912-, Levant, Lorna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB361 .R39
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 468 p. :
    Number of Pages468
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5198785M
    ISBN 100814713629, 0814713637
    LC Control Number75021806


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In A Corresponding Renaissance: Letters Written by Italian Women, Lisa Kaborycha considers the lives and cultural contributions revealed by these women in their own words, through their correspondence.

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The Renaissance of Letters traces the multiplication of letter-writing practices between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Italian peninsula and beyond to explore the importance of letters as a crucial document for understanding the Italian : Renaissance writer Laura Cereta () presents feminist issues in a predominantly male venuethe humanist autobiography in the form of personal letters.

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Letter writing was the major branch of rhetoric in the High Middle Ages (ars dictaminis) and Renaissance (ars epistolandi).As the primary source of discourse it played major roles in the history of education, the Latin language and literature, and its relation to grammar and oratory (ars arengandi).The letters are also a very rich source ranging from Church and State correspondence to Author: Emil J.

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Cereta's works circulated widely in Italy during the early modern era, but her complete letters have never before been published in English. We use an image from this book, the letter I, at the top of our main blog page and also on our main Center for Renaissance Studies web page.

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Venice, a wealthy sea trading community, in near proximity to the potential book markets of four major university towns, became one of the most influential printing centers of the Renaissance. By more than 50 printers were established in the city. 3 Venice was the location of the first fully Humanistic letterform to be cast as metal type.

The letters of Bartolomeo Fonzio—a leading literary figure in Florence of the time of Lorenzo de’ Medici and Machiavelli—are a window into the world of Renaissance humanism and classical scholarship.

This first English translation includes the famous letter about the discovery on the Via Appia of the perfectly preserved body of a Roman girl. July Drawing on his (unpublished) letters to his father, this new study on A.B. Mitford focuses for the first time on his life in Japan from to and examines the part he played during one of the great turning points in world history: the revolution that saw the demise of Japan’s year feudal dynasty ruled over by a Shogun and its replacement by a modern state – the.

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Although roughly 10% of. Bodman Collection of Italian Renaissance Manuscripts; Collection of books, incunabula, and manuscripts from the period of the Renaissance. Includes letters written between members of the Medici family of Florence and others in their social and political circles.

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