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Women and Latin in Renaissance France

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines late medieval aristocratic French women's patronage of writing in the vernacular and of translation. It discusses Christine de Pizan and educated women in 15th-century France. ... More


Orientations: Female-Female and Male-Male Eros in Dialogue

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter historicizes queer theory’s insight that lesbianism is often linked to a problem of representation by focusing on links between questions of reading and Platonic-inflected female-female ... More


Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France

Marc Bizer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199731565
eISBN:
9780199918478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731565.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The historical and cultural particularities of sixteenth-century France made interpretations of Homer of the period particularly rich in implications for a study of the interrelationship between ... More


Jean Dorat: Toward an Official French Homeric Idiom

Marc Bizer

in Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199731565
eISBN:
9780199918478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731565.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyzes how Guillaume Budé’s interpretive work was continued by Dorat, who not only provided a coherent framework for Homeric exegesis, but helped chart a course toward realizing an ... More


Royal Mythography and Its Discontents: Joachim Du Bellay and Etienne de la Boétie

Marc Bizer

in Homer and the Politics of Authority in Renaissance France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199731565
eISBN:
9780199918478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731565.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the 1550s, Joachim Du Bellay, a member of the Pléiade and an aristocrat who sought a career in the king’s diplomatic service, made use of Homeric elements in his poetry that reveal a deep ... More


Rabelais’s Table and the Poets of the Pléiade

Thomas Parker

in Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520277502
eISBN:
9780520961333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277502.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1 explores how the footprint left by Rabelais’s fictional giants still pervades France’s modern culinary identity. Through reinvigorated bacchic myth, the giants illustrate Rabelais’s broader ... More


Louise Labé's Feminist Poetics

Carla Freccero

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/9780853237853.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Louise Labé belongs to the great wave of poetic innovation in sixteenth-century France, best represented by La Pléiade, a group of poets that included Pierre de Ronsard. Probably the most famous ... More


Poulenc’s Metamorphosis: His journey toward Resistance and a stylistic counterdiscourse

Jane F. Fulcher

in Renegotiating French Identity: Musical Culture and Creativity in France during Vichy and the German Occupation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190681500
eISBN:
9780190681531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681500.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Francis Poulenc, like Honegger, worked principally in the occupied zone throughout the war, but he presents a revealing contrast with the former, for his path led away from accommodation with Vichy. ... More


Messiaen in a Catholic Church divided: Spiritual authority, subjective agency, and artistic breakthrough

Jane F. Fulcher

in Renegotiating French Identity: Musical Culture and Creativity in France during Vichy and the German Occupation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190681500
eISBN:
9780190681531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681500.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

As opposed to Schaeffer and Poulenc, Olivier Messiaen had no need slowly to distance himself from Vichy, having rejected the regime from the beginning. Like many of his fellows in a German ... More


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