Category: Medieval

Category: Medieval

The Medieval Heritage in Early Modern Metaphysics and Modal by Russell L. Friedman, Lauge O. Nielsen (auth.), Russell L.

By Russell L. Friedman, Lauge O. Nielsen (auth.), Russell L. Friedman, Lauge O. Nielsen (eds.)

On the main easy point, the articles introduced jointly within the current quantity objective to give a contribution to the charting of the (often refined) hyperlinks among the medieval and early sleek classes within the fields of metaphysics, philosophical theology, and modal conception. In picking this line of inquiry the amount is consciously meant to supply help for the stance that during the better or speculative sciences no sharp divide exists among the later heart a long time, at the one hand, and the Renaissance and early smooth interval, at the different. In adopting such an procedure, one emphasizing ancient continuity rather than discontinuity, the quantity will be visible as tough no less than comparable units of convictions in regards to the highbrow lifetime of the interval 1400-1700. First, trendy Renaissance and early modem thinkers portrayed their very own highbrow tasks and accomplishments as radical breaks with the scholasticism attribute of the center a long time and in addition dominant of their personal time; the quantity to no small quantity takes as its aspect of departure a reluctance - or, at the very least, a hesitation - to simply accept those daring claims. moment, a wide a part of 19th- and twentieth-century historiography has taken the Renaissance and early sleek claims of primary innovation at face-value; in emphasizing the continuity that exists among the idea of the medieval and of the early glossy classes, the quantity is a part of an try and supply a extra balanced view of the highbrow creation of the later period.

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Category: Medieval

The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature by Dorothy Yamamoto

By Dorothy Yamamoto

This booklet explores a wide selection of medieval writings (by Chaucer, Gower, the Gawain-poet, and Henryson, between others) to respond to the query, In what method did medieval humans take into consideration animals? It levels from birds and foxes, to the Bestiary, heraldry, and looking, to the enigmatic determine of the Wild guy.

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Reading Fiction with Lucian: Fakes, Freaks and Hyperreality by Karen ní Mheallaigh

By Karen ní Mheallaigh

This publication deals a charming new interpretation of Lucian as a fictional theorist and author to face along the novelists of the day, bringing to undergo on his works a complete new set of interpreting thoughts. It argues that the classy and cultural matters Lucian confronted, in an international of mimesis and replication, have been corresponding to these present in postmodern contexts: the ubiquity of the faux, the erasure of origins, the point of interest at the freakish and bizarre on the fee of the conventional. as well as exploring the feel of Lucian's personal writing, Dr ní Mheallaigh makes use of Lucian as a focus by which to envision different fictional texts of the interval, together with Antonius Diogenes' The amazing issues past Thule, Dictys' magazine of the Trojan warfare and Ptolemy Chennus' Novel historical past, and divulges the significance of fiction's engagement with its modern tradition of writing, leisure and sweetness.

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A Companion to Roman Love Elegy by Barbara K. Gold

By Barbara K. Gold

A significant other to Roman Love Elegy is the 1st entire paintings devoted completely to the learn of affection elegy. The style is explored via 33 unique essays thatoffer new and cutting edge techniques to precise elegists and the self-discipline as a whole.

  • Contributors symbolize various confirmed names and more youthful students, all of whom are revered specialists of their fields
  • Contains unique, by no means ahead of released essays, that are either obtainable to a large viewers and supply a brand new method of the affection elegists and their work
  • Includes 33 essays at the Roman elegists Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Sulpicia, and Ovid, in addition to their Greek and Roman predecessors and later writers who have been inspired through their work
  • Recent years have obvious an explosion of curiosity in Roman elegy from students who've used numerous serious ways to open up new avenues of understanding

 

Content:
Chapter 1 Calling out the Greeks: Dynamics of the Elegiac Canon (pages 9–24): Joseph Farrell
Chapter 2 Catullus the Roman Love Elegist? (pages 25–38): David Wray
Chapter three Propertius (pages 39–52): W. R. Johnson
Chapter four Tibullus (pages 53–69): Paul Allen Miller
Chapter five Ovid (pages 70–85): Alison R. Sharrock
Chapter 6 Corpus Tibullianum, publication three (pages 86–100): Mathilde Skoie
Chapter 7 Elegy and the Monuments (pages 101–118): Tara S. Welch
Chapter eight Roman Love Elegy and the Eros of Empire (pages 119–133): P. Lowell Bowditch
Chapter nine Rome's Elegiac Cartography: The View from the through Sacra (pages 134–151): Eleanor Winsor Leach
Chapter 10 Callimachus and Roman Elegy (pages 153–171): Richard Hunter
Chapter eleven Gallus: the 1st Roman Love Elegist (pages 172–186): Roy okay. Gibson
Chapter 12 Love's Tropes and Figures (pages 187–203): Duncan F. Kennedy
Chapter thirteen Elegiac Meter: Opposites allure (pages 204–218): Llewelyn Morgan
Chapter 14 The Elegiac ebook: styles and difficulties (pages 219–233): S. J. Heyworth
Chapter 15 Translating Roman Elegy (pages 234–250): Vincent Katz
Chapter sixteen Elegy and New Comedy (pages 251–268): Sharon L. James
Chapter 17 Authorial id in Latin Love Elegy: Literary Fictions and Erotic Failings (pages 269–284): Judith P. Hallett
Chapter 18 The Domina in Roman Elegy (pages 285–302): Alison Keith
Chapter 19 “Patronage and the Elegists: Social fact or Literary Construction?” (pages 303–317): Barbara ok. Gold
Chapter 20 Elegy, paintings and the Viewer (pages 318–338): Herica Valladares
Chapter 21 acting intercourse, Gender and gear in Roman Elegy (pages 339–356): Mary?Kay Gamel
Chapter 22 Gender and Elegy (pages 357–371): Ellen Greene
Chapter 23 Lacanian Psychoanalytic conception and Roman Love Elegy (pages 373–389): Micaela Janan
Chapter 24 Intertextuality in Roman Elegy (pages 390–409): Donncha O'Rourke
Chapter 25 Narratology in Roman Elegy (pages 410–425): Genevieve Liveley
Chapter 26 The Gaze and the Elegiac Imaginary (pages 426–439): David Fredrick
Chapter 27 Reception of Elegy in Augustan and Post?Augustan Poetry (pages 441–458): P. J. Davis
Chapter 28 Love Elegies of past due Antiquity (pages 459–475): James Uden
Chapter 29 Renaissance Latin Elegy (pages 476–490): Holt N. Parker
Chapter 30 Modernist Reception (pages 491–507): Dan Hooley
Chapter 31 instructing Roman Love Elegy (pages 509–525): Ronnie Ancona
Chapter 32 educating Ovid's Love Elegy (pages 526–540): Barbara Weiden Boyd
Chapter 33 instructing Rape in Roman Elegy, half I (pages 541–548): Genevieve Liveley
Chapter 33a educating Rape in Roman Love Elegy, half II (pages 549–557): Sharon L. James

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The Story of Muhammad Hanafiyyah: A Medieval Muslim Romance by L. F. Brakel

By L. F. Brakel

This ebook should be thought of to be quantity II of the Hikayat Muhammad Hanafiyyah, the textual content variation which seemed in 1975 as quantity 12 within the comparable sequence. whilst point out is made from "Volume I", it's the latter that is observed. the current book includes firstly an abbreviated translation of the Malay textual content. in regards to the fairly repetitious and cliche-ridden personality of the latter, it was once believed that little was once to be won via a literal word-for-word translation. i am hoping that little crucial has been skipped over and that the flavor of the unique has percolated via to the English rendering ! For this function i've got in particular endeavoured to render many dia­ logues as 'verbatim' as possible. the interpretation has been followed by way of notes whose major objective it truly is to let a working comparability with the Persian unique. Copious quotations of the Malay and Persian texts may still allow the professional reader to arrive his personal conclusions. one other characteristic of this moment quantity is the commentaries that stick to the various chapters trans­ lated. Their function is to figure out the placement of the account of the H. M. H.

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Category: Medieval

Category: Medieval

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, Vol. 2: The by Alastair Minnis, Ian Johnson

By Alastair Minnis, Ian Johnson

As well as the most traditions in Medieval Latin and Byzantine Greek, this accomplished advent to the literary concept and feedback produced in the course of the center a while covers all significant eu vernaculars, starting from Irish to previous Norse, from Occitan to center excessive German and Italian. targeted cognizance is given to the contribution of Dante Alighieri and his commentators, besides the debates at the relative benefits of Latin and the Italian vernacular, and the literary attitudes of the early humanists. Cambridge Histories Online

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Category: Medieval

Category: Medieval

Omero e i suoi oratori: Tecniche di persuasione nell' Iliade by Stefano Dentice Di Accadia Ammone

By Stefano Dentice Di Accadia Ammone

The delivery of rhetoric is traced again to the fifth century B.C.E., while the 1st theoretical treatises on rhetoric have been drafted. As early as within the speeches of the Iliad even if, possible realize a planned and considerate use of subtle rhetorical ideas, even if those concepts have been in simple terms codified at a far later date. The Homeric orators hence seem to have been stimulated by means of unwritten yet however legitimate principles of rhetoric. in line with targeted research of an important speeches within the epic and comparable reflections through the poet, the writer unearths Homer as a pioneer of rhetoric.

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