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The Dispute between Poliziano and Cortesi

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The dispute about imitatio between Angelo Poliziano (1454–1494) and Paolo Cortesi (1465–1510) is one of the best-known episodes of the imitation debate in the Renaissance. But Poliziano and Cortesi ... More


Angelo Poliziano’s Coniurationis commentarium: The Conspiracy Narrative as ‘Official’ Historiography

Marta Celati

in Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The fourth chapter focuses on Poliziano’s Coniurationis commentarium, the literary account of the Pazzi conspiracy against the Medici brothers, Lorenzo and Giuliano (1478). The critical analysis ... More


From Venice to Sicily: Bembo’s Greek Education, His Teachers, His Inspirers

Gareth D. Williams

in Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190272296
eISBN:
9780190272319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272296.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 focuses on Bembo’s complex motivations for leaving Venice for Messina in 1492, and particularly on four individuals who shaped his humanism both before and during his time in Sicily. It is ... More


Miscellany Variety and the Book

William Fitzgerald

in Variety: The Life of a Roman Concept

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226299495
eISBN:
9780226299525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299525.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The miscellany is the literary form that is most characterised by variety. This chapter examines the aesthetics of the miscellany, prose and verse, in two different ways. First, it considers the ... More


Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Marta Celati

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The present work represents the first full-length investigation of Italian Renaissance literature on the topic of conspiracy. This literary output consists of texts belonging to different genres that ... More


Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

Gareth D. Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190272296
eISBN:
9780190272319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272296.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo (1470–1547), on his stay in Sicily in 1492–4 to study the ancient Greek language under the Byzantine émigré Constantine Lascaris, and above ... More


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