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A Poetic Odyssey: Parisian Beginnings, Departure, and Homecoming

George Hugo Tucker

in The Poet's Odyssey: Joachim Du Bellay and the Antiquitez de Rome

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158653
eISBN:
9780191673337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158653.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Compared to those of other writers, Du Bellay's work was nothing short of intense, as he was able to create a great number of writings which entailed much innovation and variety. Aside from how he ... More


The End of All

George Hugo Tucker

in The Poet's Odyssey: Joachim Du Bellay and the Antiquitez de Rome

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158653
eISBN:
9780191673337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158653.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

While Marie de La Haye's eulogistic ode was used as an introductory poem to one of De Bellay's many writings, de La Haye's evaluation regarding the quality of De Bellay's and Ronsard's prominence in ... More


Royal Mythography and Its Discontents: Joachim Du Bellay and Etienne de la Boétie

Marc Bizer

in Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199731565
eISBN:
9780199918478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731565.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the 1550s, Joachim Du Bellay, a member of the Pléiade and an aristocrat who sought a career in the king’s diplomatic service, made use of Homeric elements in his poetry that reveal a deep ... More


The Quest for Rome, in Rome

George Hugo Tucker

in The Poet's Odyssey: Joachim Du Bellay and the Antiquitez de Rome

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158653
eISBN:
9780191673337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158653.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Even before Du Bellay was able to experience the Eternal City of Rome, this city, its history, and all of its other elements, had already been the subject of past elegiac meditation and various ... More


Forming the ‘first Garland of Free Poësie’ in France and England, 1558–91

in 'The New Poet': Novelty and Tradition in Spenser's Complaints

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238034
eISBN:
9781846313660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313660.004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Ruines of Rome, Spenser's translation of Du Bellay's Les Antiquitez de Rome. Les Antiquitez presents Spenser with different technical problems from Culex: a modern language ... More


Du Bellay’s Cendre and the Formless Signifier

Andrew Hui

in The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273355
eISBN:
9780823273393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273355.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

La poudreuse cendre, “the dusty ashes,” is the lexical guide to this chapter. Signifying a persistent, formless materiality, this formulation is repeated like a mantra throughout Les Antiquitez. ... More


Du Bellay’s L’Énéide: Rewriting as Poetic Reinvention?

Hélène Gautier

in Virgil and his Translators

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198810810
eISBN:
9780191847950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810810.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter adds to the discussion of the French translations of Virgil by focusing on Books 4 and 6 of Du Bellay’s translations of the Aeneid, written in the 1550s. The chapter places Du Bellay’s ... More


Black-Sea Latin, Du Bellay, and the Barbarian Turn: Tristia, Regrets, Translations

Stephen Hinds

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the nexus between exile, alienation, and a professed loss of linguistic identity or capacity. It focuses on Joachim Du Bellay, whose Regrets is overtly modelled in set-up on ... More


Conclusion

George Hugo Tucker

in The Poet's Odyssey: Joachim Du Bellay and the Antiquitez de Rome

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158653
eISBN:
9780191673337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158653.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Girolamo Ferlito of Palermo's prophecy regarding the ‘construction’ of Tempio in Venice in 1553 is also found to be appropriate for evaluating Du Bellay's Roman Antiquitez. Although this implies that ... More


‘All my Antique Moniments Defaced?’: Chronicles and Missing History

Bart van Es

in Spenser’s Forms of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249701
eISBN:
9780191719332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249701.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the term ‘monument’ and explores the significance of ‘monuments’ as physical remains and moral exemplar. It draws attention to the term's productive polysemy. It discusses ... More


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Neil Kenny

in Death and Tenses: Posthumous Presence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198754039
eISBN:
9780191815782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754039.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Part II showed that tenses were fundamental to early modern rituals of dying, burying, and mourning. One strand within such rituals was the representation of the actions and words that the deceased ... More


The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature

Andrew Hui

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823273355
eISBN:
9780823273393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273355.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

When we think of ruins and literature, we usually think of Romanticism. The Poetics of Ruins in Renaissance Literature dislodges this critical commonplace by locating European literature’s ... More


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