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. The Book of Poetry Becomes a Book of Music

Kate van Orden

in Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276505
eISBN:
9780520957114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276505.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter studies the musical history of Ronsard’s Petrarchan sonnet collection, Les Amours (1552), beginning with the musical Supplément appended to the first edition and culminating in the nine ... More


Ronsard’s Franciade: From National Genealogy to Tragic Love Story

Paul Usher

in Epic Arts in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687848
eISBN:
9780191767814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687848.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter traces the story of the creation and early reception of Pierre de Ronsard’s much-maligned epic poem, the Franciade (1572). It is postulated that the birth of the epic project can be seen ... More


Ronsard

Cave Terence

in The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158356
eISBN:
9780191673290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158356.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines cornucopian text problems in French Renaissance writing in the context of Pierre de Ronsard's works. It outlines the recurrence of non-integration as a problem in Ronsard's ... More


. Authors of Lyric

Kate van Orden

in Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276505
eISBN:
9780520957114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276505.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By working through problems of missing and conflicting attribution, this chapter begins by questioning the status of chansons as works. Musical analysis suggests that the simple and formulaic style ... More


The Oldest Song: Ronsard and Spenser

Anthony Welch

in The Renaissance Epic and the Oral Past

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178869
eISBN:
9780300188998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178869.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores two dynastic epics that take up national origin myths: Pierre de Ronsard's Franciade (1572) and Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene (1590, 1596). Ronsard's unfinished epic embarks on ... More


Creative Choreography: Intertextual Dancing in Ronsard's Sonnets pour Hélène: II, 30

Malcolm Quainton

in Distant Voices Still Heard: Contemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237853
eISBN:
9781846312977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237853.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter offers a reading of the dance blason from Pierre de Ronsard's Sonnets pour Hélène. It examines patterns and processes of movement and transformation, order and disorder and unity and ... More


The Smirched Muse: Commercializing Sonnets pour Hélène

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/9781501700019.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the fifth and newly revised edition of Ronsard’s Oeuvres (1578), which includes a new sonnet sequence written for one of the queen mother’s maids of honor, Hélène de Surgères. ... More


Polished to Perfection: Ronsard’s Investment in Les Amours

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/9781501700019.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter analyzes the investments Ronsard had made to his volume of poetry, Les Amours (1552). Previously published as Les Quatre Premiers Livres des Odes (1550), Les Amours is a reissue of the ... More


‘Cet universel naufrage du monde’: Shipwreck in a Time of Civil War

Jennifer H. Oliver

in Shipwreck in French Renaissance Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198831709
eISBN:
9780191869563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831709.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter marks the transition from portent to actuality, addressing the prospect of political shipwreck in the troubled latter part of the sixteenth century by considering not only incarnations ... More


Passions and Privations: Writing Sonnets like a Pro in Les Amours de Marie

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/9781501700019.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at how Ronsard devised alternative approaches to the production and distribution of his poetry, opening new market opportunities through a “creative destruction” of older ... More


Ronsard in Conflict: A Writer out of Place

Tom Conley

in An Errant Eye: Poetry and Topography in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669646
eISBN:
9781452946573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669646.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter determines some spatial and topical modes of creation through the works of Pierre de Ronsard, a sixteenth-century French poet who established a world map and a territory of his own ... More


Ronsard Furieux: Interest in Ariosto

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/9781501700019.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks into Ronsard’s inspiration from the career of Ludovico Ariosto, an Italian poet, in tracing the evolution of Ronsard’s early style from the forced antiquarianism of his odes to the ... More


Conclusion

Cave Terence

in The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158356
eISBN:
9780191673290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158356.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the cornucopian text problems of French Renaissance writings. It suggests that the four 16th-century writers considered in this study, ... More


Learning to Forget

Andrea Frisch

in Forgetting Differences: Tragedy, Historiography, and the French Wars of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748694396
eISBN:
9781474412322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694396.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

An examination of the semantic field of the term ‘oubliance’ in 16th-century France that contextualizes the 1598 Edict of Nantes’s call to erase memories of the wars of Religion in France. André de ... More


Cornucopia

Cave Terence

in The Cornucopian Text: Problems of Writing in the French Renaissance

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158356
eISBN:
9780191673290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the cornucopian text problems in the works of several French Renaissance writers including Francois Rabelais, Pierre de Ronsard, and Michel de Montaigne. It explores the corpus ... More


An Overshadowed Valediction: Ronsard's Dedicatory Epistle to Villeroy

Thomas Greene

in Distant Voices Still Heard: Contemporary Readings of French Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237853
eISBN:
9781846312977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237853.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Pierre de Ronsard's Amours Diverses, part of the 1584 edition of his Oeuvres, includes an epistle that serves as a valedictory farewell to poetry and to love. Ronsard is also bidding goodbye to the ... More


Scene

Robert Appelbaum

in Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter describes ‘scenic violence’; that is, violence that is undertaken from within and against a scene, in keeping with Burke’s third category of motivation. The most outstanding example of ... More


Forgetting Differences: Tragedy, Historiography, and the French Wars of Religion

Andrea Frisch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748694396
eISBN:
9781474412322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This study argues that the political and legislative process of forgetting internal differences undertaken in France after the civil wars of the sixteenth century leads to subtle yet fundamental ... More


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