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Banishing the Hollow Man: Print, Clothing, and Aretino’s Emblems of Truth

Susan Gaylard

in Hollow Men: Writing, Objects, and Public Image in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251742
eISBN:
9780823252855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251742.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In the late 1530s, the wide diffusion of print and the possibility of printing high-quality author portraits seemed to offer a monumentalizing stability for an author courting patrons-generating the ... More


Pietro Aretino and the Art of Conspicuous Consumption

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/9780804762151.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Pietro Aretino, one of the most obnoxious in-your-face men of the sixteenth century, whose fame rested partly on his ability to frighten others into submission by threatening ... More


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

Douglas Biow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762151
eISBN:
9780804773379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762151.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book concentrates on the Renaissance concern with “self-fashioning” by examining how a group of Renaissance artists and writers encoded their own improprieties in their works of art. In the ... More


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