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 The Cross in Early Renaissance Theology and Art

Richard Viladesau

in The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the place of the cross in the theology and preaching of the century leading into the Protestant Reformation. The writings of Vincent Ferrer and Girolomo Savonarola provide ... More


 The Cross in the Catholic Reformation and Counter‐Reformation

Richard Viladesau

in The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The theology of the passion in the Catholic Counter‐Reformation is examined in the decress of the Council of Trent and in the Catechism written by Robert Bellarmine. The art of the early ... More


Translating Petrarch

Peter Hainsworth

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the translations of Petrarch's poetry in English. It discusses different translations of Petrarch from the early Renaissance period to the twentieth century including the works ... More


Ideologies of the Anesthetic:: Acupuncture, Photography, and the Material Image

Eric Hayot

in The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, modernity, and Chinese Pain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377965
eISBN:
9780199869435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377965.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Asian History

This chapter begins by reading the controversy of Michelangelo Antonioni's 1974 documentary film, China and Pearl S. Buck's China: Past and Present (1972). Moving from Antonioni's filming of a ... More


The Enigma of ‘Departure’: A Reinterpretation of Rabindranath Tagore's ‘Noshto Neerh’ and Satyajit Ray's Charulata

Vishnupriya Sengupta

in Filming Fiction: Tagore, Premchand, and Ray

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075936
eISBN:
9780199081851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075936.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

An apparent shadow falls between Rabindranath Tagore's ‘Noshto Neerh’ (1901) and Satyajit Ray's Charulata (1964). ‘Noshto Neerh’ focuses more on the domestic sphere as well as the making and ... More


Between Michelangelo and Petrarch: Shakespeare's Sonnets of Art (1994)

John Kerrigan

in On Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature: Essays

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199248513
eISBN:
9780191697753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248513.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses Shakespeare and his works that border on the arts; mostly his artful sonnets that depict the famous pictures, statues, and poems of Petrarch and Michelangelo. The discussions ... More


Incommensurate Gifts: Michelangelo and the Economy of Revision

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores Michelangelo’s fantasy of patrician ancestry, which illustrates his revisionary sense of his professional worth. In particular it examines the mythological drawings and erotic ... More


The Ponte Santa Maria

David Karmon

in The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766895
eISBN:
9780199896745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766895.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, World History: BCE to 500CE

The obscure fragment known today as the Ponte Rotto was at the center of major preservation efforts during the Renaissance, as a vital transportation corridor for the city of Rome. Ongoing expenses ... More


The Grace of the Italian Renaissance

Ita Mac Carthy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175485
eISBN:
9780691189796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175485.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

‘Grace’ emerges as a keyword in the culture and society of sixteenth-century Italy. This book explores how it conveys and connects the most pressing ethical, social and aesthetic concerns of an age ... More


Catholic Themes in Art and Music

Charles Scribner III

in Teaching the Tradition: Catholic Themes in Academic Disciplines

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199795307
eISBN:
9780199932894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795307.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

God made things perfectly, and Michelangelo presented them in idealized form in his sculpture and painting. The anguish Michelangelo suffered to create beautiful things spurred him on to create an ... More


Interview with Michelangelo Zurletti: 19871

Angela Ida De Benedictis and Veniero Rizzardi (eds)

in Nostalgia for the Future: Luigi Nono's Selected Writings and Interviews

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520291195
eISBN:
9780520965027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291195.003.0050
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents an interview with Michelangelo Zurletti. It covers topics such as the split that took place between music theory and practice; whether the Italian conditions, the rare ... More


Reflection: efficient causation in art

Tina Rivers Ryanp

in Efficient Causation: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199782185
eISBN:
9780199395583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782185.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

One of the central assumptions of Western art is that the artist is the efficient cause of the work of art. One source of this idea is the Renaissance sculptor Michelangelo, who famously refused to ... More


Fools of time: Michelangelo and Shakespeare

Jeremy Tambling

in On Anachronism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082443
eISBN:
9781781703168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082443.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes a look at Proust's anachronisms in Michelangelo and Shakespeare's sonnets. It first studies Michelangelo's sonnets, which follow Proust's fourth instance of anachronism. It then ... More


Joseph Losey and Michelangelo Antonioni: the expatriate eye and the parallax view

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 1960s was the start of a new cinema in Britain, a neo-modern remake of 1920s modernism for the sound era: 1963 with the release of The Servant was as momentous as 1929, and the expatriate eye was ... More


A Brief Spectral Study of Vowel Differentiation and Modification in a Professional Tenor Voice

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0093
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter examines vowel differentiation and modification in a professional tenor voice using a spectrograph. Spectral analysis supplies information regarding technical maneuvers during singing. ... More


Antonioni’s America: Blow-Up, Zabriskie Point, and the Making of a New Hollywood

Jon Lewis

in When the Movies Mattered: The New Hollywood Revisited

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736094
eISBN:
9781501736117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736094.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In January 1967 executives from MGM contracted with European New-Wave icon Michelangelo Antonioni to distribute his Palm d’Or-winning picture Blow-Up in the United States. With the commercial success ... More


I Visit Laxma’s House

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Merchant defends Laxma Goud, a Telangana painter and recent Padma Shree awardee. He talks of the Andhra vs Telangana debate in Hyderabad. His talks of body vs soul shown in the paintings of Blake, ... More


Freud’s Spinoza/Freud’s Illusions

Victoria Kahn

in The Future of Illusion: Political Theology and Early Modern Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083872
eISBN:
9780226083902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083902.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Freud’s relation to the Renaissance and argues that Freud was drawn into debates about political theology by the events of the second World War. It analyzes the influence of ... More


Screening Modernism: European Art Cinema, 1950–1980

András Bálint Kovács

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226451633
eISBN:
9780226451664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451664.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Casting light on the renowned productions of auteurs like Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, and Robert Bresson, and drawing out from the shadows a range of important but lesser-known works, ... More


The Scene of the Crime

in The Time of the Crime: Phenomenology, Psychoanalysis, Italian Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758024
eISBN:
9780804786775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758024.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines the depiction of the crime scene in Michelangelo Antonioni's films Blow-Up and The Passenger. It explains that the subversive use of perspective in these films lead the ... More


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