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Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Yasmin Haskell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is the first dedicated study of the classical-style, Latin didactic poetry produced by the Society of Jesus in the early modern period. The Jesuits were the most prolific composers of such ... More


Introduction

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

From antiquity, to the Middle Ages, to the Renaissance, and to the early modern period, a genre of poetry flourished in the West that has fallen out of favour in the recent times. This is didactic ... More


Gentle Labour: Jesuit Georgic in the Age of Louis XIV

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

René Rapin, the father of Jesuit georgic poetry, manoeuvred his intellectual life between the ancients and the moderns with an instinct for conciliation and compromise that made him an effective ... More


Marvellous Works: The Poetry of Wonder in Baroque Naples

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines how the French Jesuits influenced the didactic poetic practice of their Italian counterparts. It discusses Niccolò ‘Parthenius’ Giannettasio, an Italian Jesuit who, in spite of ... More


Cultivating Science: French ‘Meteorological’ Georgic

Yasmin Annabel Haskell

in Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the eighteenth century, the publication of scientific books boomed following the switch to the vernacular. The decline of Latin and Greek, the availability of translations, and the adoption of ... More


Bulstrode Whitelocke's Embassy to Sweden

Edward Holberton

in Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics, and Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199544585
eISBN:
9780191719981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544585.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Chapter 1 asks how Bulstrode Whitelocke's embassy to Sweden in 1653–4 helped to establish the legitimacy of the Protectorate on the European stage. Using previously unexamined manuscript diaries and ... More


Latin and the English Writer

Paul Hammond

in Dryden and the Traces of Classical Rome

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184119
eISBN:
9780191674181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184119.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on how Dryden's English was enticingly engaged in an intricate dialogue with Latin, a play which contributed importantly to the meaning and pleasure of the text. It shows how ... More


Rome and the English Nation

Paul Hammond

in Dryden and the Traces of Classical Rome

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184119
eISBN:
9780191674181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184119.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter focuses on Dryden's use of Latin quotation and allusion to Rome in poems which address political issues and significant moments in the nation's history. In such texts, the turn to Latin ... More


John Milton and Charles Diodati: Reading the Textual Exchanges of Friends

Cedric C. Brown

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Milton's friendship with Charles Diodati was multi‐faceted and derived from well‐established social codes. There are textual exchanges in playful competitive Latin and Italian verse; memorialization ... More


Obituary and Rapture in Milton's Memorial Latin Poems

Noam Reisner

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

An examination of the young Milton's Latin obituary poems with special emphasis on the elegy on the death of Lancelot Andrewes (Elegia tertia. In Obitum Praesulis Wintoniensis) reveals that the death ... More


The Design of the 1645 Poems

Stella P. Revard

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Milton arranges the 1645 Poems carefully, placing early poems in the first half of each volume and the most recent poems towards the end of each book. Each poem or group of poems is affected by what ... More


Civil Service

Nigel Smith

in Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112214
eISBN:
9780300168396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112214.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the history of Andrew Marvell's career in providing civil service to his countrymen. Appointed as Milton's assistant in September of 1657, Marvell's role was as Secretary of ... More


The Latin Political Writings

Paul Hammond

in Milton and the People

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199682379
eISBN:
9780191789465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682379.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter analyses Milton’s attitude to the people in the Latin political writings against Salmasius and in defence of the regicide. As a defence of the right of the English people to ... More


‘Eyes without Light’: University Volumes and the Politics of Succession

Henry Power

in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

During the seventeenth century the relationship between monarch and universities was a highly political one. This chapter considers the many collections of verse—in English and Latin—issued by the ... More


Conclusion: ‘Off begynnyng and ending’

Sebastiaan Verweij

in The Literary Culture of Early Modern Scotland: Manuscript Production and Transmission, 1560–1625

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198757290
eISBN:
9780191817229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757290.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Conclusion returns and reassess a series questions asked in the Introduction (about places of manuscript production, kinds of manuscripts, and the Scottish milieu of manuscript production and ... More


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