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The Queerness of Christian Faith

Melissa E. Sanchez

in Queer Faith: Reading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871872
eISBN:
9781479834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871872.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter analyzes the theological roots of secular understandings of erotic temporality and fidelity. It begins with a discussion of Saint Paul’s Epistles, in which the radical humiliation that ... More


Neo-Latin Epic: Petrarch and Vida

Tobias Gregory

in From Many Gods to One: Divine Action in Renaissance Epic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226307558
eISBN:
9780226307565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307565.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates two Latin epics of the Renaissance: Africa by Francesco Petrarch and Christiad by Marco Girolamo Vida. Christiad is committed to the Virgilian form and orthodox Catholic ... More


Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

William J. Kennedy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Italian scholar and poet Francesco Petrarch (1304–1374) is best remembered today for vibrant and impassioned love poetry that helped to establish Italian as a literary language. Petrarch inspired ... More


Subjectivity and the Antiquarian Object: Petrarch among the Ruins of Rome

Rachel Eisendrath

in Poetry in a World of Things: Aesthetics and Empiricism in Renaissance Ekphrasis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226516585
eISBN:
9780226516752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226516752.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

At the beginning of the Renaissance in Italy, Petrarch described in a letter the ruins of Rome. Modern scholarship tends to link this ekphrasis with the objectivity of the antiquarianism that ... More


Due Rose, Due Volte: A Study of Early Modern Subjectivities

Susan McClary

in Musical Meaning and Human Values

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230099
eISBN:
9780823235445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230099.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter starts with a discussion of modernism. Modernism comes in many forms. It has had a long history since the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, which are referred to as the ... More


Cleopatra: housewife

Mary Hamer

in Signs of Cleopatra: Reading an Icon Historically

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859898263
eISBN:
9781781380727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898263.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the representations of Cleopatra from Giovanni Boccaccio's De Claris Mulieribus and Francesco Petrarch's De Remediis utriusque Fortunae. It notes that the pair of woodcuts ... More


Bodies: Petrarch’s cat and Poe’s raven

Nicola J. Watson

in The Author's Effects: On Writer's House Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198847571
eISBN:
9780191886751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847571.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 2 considers alternative evocations of the author’s body, focusing on how and why animal-bodies in the form of taxidermied remains are deployed as surrogates for the figure of the author ... More


Poetry in a World of Things: Aesthetics and Empiricism in Renaissance Ekphrasis

Rachel Eisendrath

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226516585
eISBN:
9780226516752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226516752.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

We have become used to looking at art from a stance of detachment. In order to be objective, we create a “mental space” between ourselves and the objects of our investigation, separating internal and ... More


Introduction

Tobias Gregory

in From Many Gods to One: Divine Action in Renaissance Epic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226307558
eISBN:
9780226307565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307565.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book focuses on the Renaissance reinvention of epic divine action. This reinvention involved the adapting of an originally polytheistic literary genre to a European culture that was officially ... More


Exit through the gift shop

Nicola J. Watson

in The Author's Effects: On Writer's House Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198847571
eISBN:
9780191886751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847571.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 9 turns its attention from museum objects and spaces to museum visitors, tracing the history of how readers have behaved at writer’s houses and how they have interacted with objects, spaces, ... More


Remains: Burns’ skull and Keats’ hair

Nicola J. Watson

in The Author's Effects: On Writer's House Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198847571
eISBN:
9780191886751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847571.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 1 explores the smallest-scale expression of the writer’s house museum, the reliquary, through investigating the history of affective investment in the remains of the authorial body. The ... More


Furniture: Shakespeare’s chair and Austen’s desk

Nicola J. Watson

in The Author's Effects: On Writer's House Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198847571
eISBN:
9780191886751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847571.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 4 looks at how objects have been assembled into narratives of the scene of writing, conventionally composed in microcosm of the author’s chair, desk, pen, ink, and paper as witness to the act ... More


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