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Conclusion

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book clearly shows that imitatio is the dominant critical concept in Italian writers from Petrarch to Bembo, and the outcrop of polemics on the subject at the end of the fifteenth century ... More


The Dispute between Giovan Francesco Pico and Bembo

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The 1512 dispute about imitation between Giovan Francesco Pico della Mirandola (1470–1533) and Pietro Bembo (1470–1547) has been the subject of substantial interest in the last few decades. However, ... More


Thomas Watson’s Hekatompathia and European Petrarchism

Stephen Clucas

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/9780197264133.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines Thomas Watson's Hekatompathia, the first Petrarchan sonnet sequence in English. It explains the use of Hekatompathia to investigate the status of imitation in late ... More


Humanist Educators

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Turning from men of letters such as Petrarch, Salutati, and Bruni to humanists whose main occupation was teaching, one finds a predictable change of emphasis in discussions of literary imitation. ... More


Leonardo Bruni

Martin L. McLaughlin

in Literary Imitation in the Italian Renaissance: The Theory and Practice of Literary Imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158998
eISBN:
9780191673443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158998.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Bruni's contribution to the history of literary imitation, like his importance in other areas of humanism, is of major significance. His dispute with Salutati over epistolary form in 1405 may seem ... More


Extra Destinatum

Gerard Passannante

in The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226648491
eISBN:
9780226648514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648514.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the buried strain of Lucretius's literary influence in the Renaissance. Virgil's poetry created a lingering presence of the Epicurean poet beneath the surface of imitations, but ... More


Who the Devil Taught Thee So Much Italian?: Italian Language Learning and Literary Imitation in Early Modern England

Jason Lawrence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069147
eISBN:
9781781702543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069147.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book offers a comprehensive account of the methods and practice of learning modern languages, particularly Italian, in late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. It suggests that ... More


Introduction

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book describes how most modern treatments of the Gospels and Acts view their authors as redactors, or editors, of preexisting traditions and written sources. These practitioners of form ... More


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