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Cultural Aesthetics: Renaissance Literature and the Practice of Social Ornament

Patricia Fumerton - History - 1993 - 291 pages
A brilliant postmodern critique of Renaissance subjectivity, Cultural Aesthetics explores the simultaneous formation and fragmentation of aristocratic "selfhood" in the late ...
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Unsettled: The Culture of Mobility and the Working Poor in Early Modern England

Patricia Fumerton - History - 2006 - 237 pages
Migrants made up a growing class of workers in late sixteenth- and seventeenth- century England. In fact, by 1650, half of England’s rural population consisted of homeless and ...
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Ballads and Broadsides in Britain, 1500-1800

Patricia Fumerton, Anita Guerrini, Kris McAbee - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 357 pages
Bringing together diverse scholars to represent the full historical breadth of the early modern period, and a wide range of disciplines (literature, women's studies, folklore ...
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Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy

Brian Richardson - History - 1999 - 220 pages
The first full-length study of printing, writing and reading at a crucial period in Italian and European culture.
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Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World, 1570-1670

Benjamin Schmidt - Art - 2001 - 450 pages
Explores the encounter between the Netherlands and the New World in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
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Pierio Valeriano on the Ill Fortune of Learned Men: A Renaissance Humanist ...

Pierio Valeriano, Julia Haig Gaisser - History - 1999 - 362 pages
Investigates the lives and fortunes of Renaissance humanists
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Printed Voices: The Renaissance Culture of Dialogue

Dorothea B. Heitsch, Jean-François Vallée - History - 2004 - 291 pages
Prevalent but long-neglected genres such as dialogue have recently been attracting attention in Renaissance studies. In view of the pervasive and varied nature of this genre's ...
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Erasmus in the Twentieth Century: Interpretations C 1920-2000, Volume 3

Bruce Mansfield - Foreign Language Study - 2003 - 324 pages
Bruce Mansfield shows how shifting interpretations and changing critical regard for Erasmus and his work reflect cultural shifts of the last century.
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Renaissance Debates on Rhetoric

Wayne A. Rebhorn - History - 2000 - 322 pages
Throughout the European Renaissance, authors famous and obscure debated the nature, goals, and value of rhetoric. In a host of treatises, handbooks, letters, and orations ...
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