Early modern medievalisms : the interplay between scholarly reflection and artistic production /

Modernity has historically defined itself by relation to classical antiquity on the one hand, and the medieval on the other. While early modernity's relation to Antiquity has been amply documented, its relation to the medieval has been less studied. This volume seeks to address this omission by...

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Other Authors: Montoya, Alicia, Romburgh, Sophia Georgina van, 1969-, Anrooij, W. van
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2010.
Series:Intersections (Boston, Mass.) ; v. 15.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : questioning early modern medievalisms / Alicia C. Montoya, Sophie van Romburgh and Wim van Anrooij
  • 'I desire therefore I am' : Petrarch's canzoniere between the medieval and the modern notion of desire / Elena F. Lombardi
  • Medievalisms in Latin love poetry of the early Italian quattrocento / Christoph Pieper
  • On pleasure : conceptions in Badius Ascensius' Stultiferae naves (1501) / Anne-Marie De Gendt
  • From historical invention to literary myth : ambivalences and contradictions in the early modern reception of the Franco-Trojan genealogy / Tiphaine Karsenti
  • Early modern angelic song in Francesco Patrizi's L'amorosa filosofia (1577) / Jacomien Prins
  • Rabelaisian medievalisms : Pantagruel and amadis / Paul J. Smith
  • The portrait of lady katherine grey and her son iconographic medievalism as a legitimation strategy / Martin Spies
  • Medieval tradition presented in early modern paintings and inscriptions in little Poland / Waldemar Kowalski
  • 'O fundatrix begginarum' : St. Begga and her office in early modern Beguine scholarship and musical sources / Pieter Mannaerts
  • Medievalism and magic : illustrating classical French fairy tales / Daphne M. Hoogenboezem
  • A fairy troubadour? : medieval matter and the 'bon vieux temps' in women's fairy tales (1730-1750) / Aurelie Zygel-Basso
  • Old French in the eighteenth century : Aucassin et Nicolette / Peter Damian-Grint
  • 'Covered in the thickest darkness of forgetfulness' : humanist commonplaces and the defence of medievalism in Janus Dousa's metrical history (1599) / Coen Maas
  • Reproducing the Middle Ages : Abbe Jean-Joseph Rive (1730-1791) and the study of manuscript illumination at the turn of the early modern period / Andrea Worm
  • Michelangelo out of focus : medievalism as absent life in Italian Renaissance art / Joost Keizer
  • Jean Mabillon's Middle Ages : on medievalism, textual criticism, and monastic ideals / Mette B. Bruun
  • The early modern construction of medieval Jewish thought / Adam Shear.