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An Amazon in the Renaissance: Marie de Gournay’s Translation of Aeneid 2

Fiona Cox

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/9780198810810.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This is one of the few chapters in the present volume that address the role of women in Virgilian translation practices. More specifically, Cox focuses on Marie de Gournay’s translation of Aeneid 2. ... More


Montaigne

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/9780198754039.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The second case study of a major vernacular writer is Montaigne. The tenses of his Essais (first published 1580–95) communicate wavering and hesitation as to how much presence to attribute or deny to ... More


Not Going to Plan

Neil Kenny

in Born to Write: Literary Families and Social Hierarchy in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198852391
eISBN:
9780191886850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852391.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Even those families for whom works of literature and learning afforded ways of projecting themselves into the past and the future did not always follow through smoothly on that projecting. Many works ... More


Introduction: Volume 2

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The ‘Introduction’ describes how in Volume 2 we switch focus from the patron-author to the reader-writers of the Essais, as they circulated around Europe. These are seventeenth-century descendants of ... More


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