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Conclusion

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/9780198158998.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book clearly shows that imitatio is the dominant critical concept in Italian writers from Petrarch to Bembo, and the outcrop of polemics on the subject at the end of the fifteenth century ... More


Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229109
eISBN:
9780823241057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229109.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

For more than thirty years, the journal Italian Americana has been home to the writers who have sparked an extraordinary literary explosion in Italian-American culture. Across twenty-five volumes, ... More


15 Lord Charlemont’s Dante and Irish Culture: A Whig Interpretation of Dante at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

George Talbot

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The seeds of Dante's modern afterlife in Irish culture were sown in the 1750s, and the process is bound up with personal friendships, with patronage, with Whig politics, with a university, and with a ... More


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

Martin L. McLaughlin

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The concept of imitation — the imitation of classical and vernacular texts — was the dominant critical and creative principle in Italian Renaissance literature. Linked to modern notions of ... More


Introduction

Carol Bonomo Albright and Joanna Clapps Herman

in Wild Dreams: The Best of Italian Americana

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229109
eISBN:
9780823241057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229109.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1974 Richard Gambino, together with Ernest Falbo and Bruno Arcudi, founded Italian Americana. This historical and cultural journal followed the wave of interest in Italian Americans that had been ... More


Notes Toward a Gendered History of Italian Literature, with a Discussion of Dante's Beatrix Loquax

Teodolinda Barolini

in Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227037
eISBN:
9780823241019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227037.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The dialectic between courtly and anti-courtly ideologies is a historical constant in the early Italian tradition: it is present not only in Dante, but in poets before Dante, like Guittone d'Arezzo, ... More


The literature of Italy in Byron’s poems of 1817–20

Nicholas Halmi

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on Byron’s The Lament of Tasso and The Prophecy of Dante alongside his translations of Filicaja in the fourth canto of Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage and Pulci’s Morgante Maggiore. ... More


‘Where shall I turn me?’: Italy and irony in Beppo and Don Juan

Diego Saglia

in Byron and Italy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100559
eISBN:
9781526132222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100559.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter focuses on Byron’s ‘Italian’ satires, Beppo and Don Juan, as well as the late prose fragment ‘An Italian Carnival’. It begins by highlighting Byron’s parabasic ‘turn’ to Italy in these ... More


The Gothic and Death

Carol Margaret Davison (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The gothic and death is the first ever published study to investigate how the multifarious strands of the Gothic and the concepts of death, dying, mourning, and memorialization – what the Editor ... More


Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange

Jelena Todorović

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270231
eISBN:
9780823270262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270231.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Dante and the Dynamics of Textual Exchange is the first book-length study to explore the question of poetry and genre in the earliest author’s book in Italian by investigating, through an analysis of ... More


Ugo Foscolo: A Life of Stammering in Exile

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1 offers a thematic biography of Ugo Foscolo (1778–1827), one of Italy’s canonical poets. It reconstructs the linguistic and literary landscape of Foscolo’s native Ionian Islands and follows ... More


Introduction: Reading for Formation

Kara Gaston

in Reading Chaucer in Time: Literary Formation in England and Italy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852865
eISBN:
9780191887161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852865.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Certain problems link the study of Chaucer and the Italian Trecento with the study of literary form: What is the relation between diachronic formation and synchronic form? How do we make sense of ... More


Ask the Lyrics: John Fante in Music

Chiara Mazzucchelli

in John Fante's Ask the Dust: A Joining of Voices and Views

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287864
eISBN:
9780823290352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287864.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The crosspollination of literature and lyrics is not a new phenomenon in popular music, and classics of world literature continue to inspire songwriters who incorporate them in their art in different ... More


Reading Chaucer in Time: Literary Formation in England and Italy

Kara Gaston

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852865
eISBN:
9780191887161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852865.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Reading for form can mean reading for formation. Understanding processes through which a text was created can help us in characterizing its form. But what is involved in bringing a diachronic process ... More


Anton Francesco Doni and the Art of Conspicuous Reproduction

in In Your Face: Professional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762151
eISBN:
9780804773379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762151.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the Florentine polygraph Anton Francesco Doni, who earned the reputation of being a contentious man with a taste for violating decorum and who was famous, at least in part, for ... More


Imagining the Woman Reader in the Age of Dante

Elena Lombardi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198818960
eISBN:
9780191859762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The literature of the Italian Due- and Trecento frequently calls into play the figure of a woman reader. From Guittone d’Arezzo’s piercing critic, the ‘villainous woman’, to the mysterious Lady who ... More


Introduction

Luke Sunderland

in Rebel Barons: Resisting Royal Power in Medieval Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198788485
eISBN:
9780191830365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788485.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The introduction argues that rebel baron narratives, including chansons de geste and their prose and chronicle offshoots, were a key vehicle for ideas of aristocratic resistance and independence. It ... More


Amid the Dust

Miriam Amico

in John Fante's Ask the Dust: A Joining of Voices and Views

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287864
eISBN:
9780823290352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287864.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Amidst the Dust” pays homage to the author’s personal experience conducting research for her MA thesis on Italian-American writer John Fante. Her two months spent in Los Angeles—the city where Fante ... More


Conclusion

Tristan Kay

in Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This short conclusion briefly summarizes and synthesizes the overarching claims of the preceding chapters. It also reflects upon Dante’s ‘lyric redemption’ as an unrepeatable response to the tensions ... More


Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Tristan Kay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This book re-examines two strongly interrelated aspects of the poet’s work: the role and value he ascribes to earthly love and his relationship to the vernacular lyric tradition of his time. It ... More


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