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The Renaissance : The Renaissance
 
... inequality of wealth and status. Brotton skillfully guides us through the key issues that defined the Renaissance period, from its art, architecture, and literature, to advancements in the fields of science, trade, and ...
Religion and Politics in the Renaissance - Children's Renaissance History
 
Religion and politics during the Renaissance period could be complex topics for young learners to digest, don't you think? Well, with the right learning materials, they can actually be broken into bits and pieces for ...
Florence, Italy: Birthplace of the Renaissance - Children's Renaissance History
 
The renaissance period is long gone but its influence can still be felt up until the present times. Reading the contents of this book, your child will understand more about the period and why Florence, Italy seems to be ...
The European Renaissance in American Life
 
... .4 x 3.3 centimeters (0.69 kg) WRITER: Paul F. Grendler PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION Explores how and why the Renaissance idea remains so popular today by examining our cultural links to the past as well as the popularity of ...
The Renaissance Man and His Children: Childbirth and Early Childhood in Florence 1300-1600
 
... such as baptism, naming, and godparenthood. A comprehensive study that contains fresh insights into Renaissance families, The Renaissance Man and His Children lends credence to the claim that affectionate family life was ...
The Beauty and the Terror : The Beauty and the Terror
 
... PUBLICATION DATE: 3 March 2020 A THRILLING HISTORY OF THE UNSEEN DARK SIDE OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE The Italian Renaissance shaped western culture - but it was far stranger and darker than many of us realise ...
Iconology, Neoplatonism, and the Arts in the Renaissance
 
... history of their own discipline and also those whose research is on the art and culture of the Italian Renaissance itself - with historians from a wide variety of specialist fields, in order to engage with the contested ...
Seeing Renaissance Glass
 
... well-suited to an introductory humanities course as well as classes on media studies and late medieval and early Renaissance art history. It is also ideal for a general reader interested in art history or issues of ...
Geometry & Art : How Mathematics transformed Art during the Renaissance
 
... look at how geometry changed the world of art forever. _Geometry & Art_ follows the artists of the Renaissance, whose search for perspective and visual depth led them to the study of geometry. Influencing the work of ...
Seen from Behind : Perspectives on the Male Body and Renaissance Art
 
... power. This original book examines the range of meaning that has been attached to the male backside in Renaissance art and culture, the transformation of the base connotation of the image to high art, and the question ...
Art in Renaissance Italy : Art in Renaissance Italy
 
... and scholarly, yet accessible and beautifully presented, this book is a definitive work on the Italian Renaissance. This revised edition contains around 200 new pictures and nearly all colour images. The chapter ...
The Medici : Godfathers of the Renaissance
 
... a vivid narrative of the dramatic rise and fall of the Medici family in Florence, as well as the Italian Renaissance which they did so much to sponsor and encourage. Strathern also follows the lives of many of the great ...
Art of Renaissance Florence : 1400-1600
 
... : 27 October 2009 In this absorbing illustrated history, Loren Partridge takes the reader on an insightful tour of Renaissance Florence and sheds new light on its celebrated art and culture by examining the city's great ...
What Great Paintings Say : Italian Renaissance : What Great Paintings Say : Italian Renaissance
 
... in this fascinating art historical inquiry. Images of war, romance, birth, and knowledge, works of the Italian Renaissance have much to say, when given a voice. Rose-Marie and Rainer Hagen do just that-pulling apart ...
A New History of Italian Renaissance Art
 
... and current scholarship to present complex interpretations in this new edition of their engaging account of Italian Renaissance art. The book's unique decade-by-decade structure is easy to follow, and permits the authors ...
The Art of Disney : The Renaissance and Beyond (1989 - 2014)  : The Art of Disney : The Renaissance and Beyond (1989 - 2014)
 
... and Beyond (1989 - 2014) : The Art of Disney : The Renaissance and Beyond (1989 - 2014) This box of postcards representing Disney's modern classics collects concept art - many pieces never before published - and ...
Medieval and Renaissance Art
 
... The book's lead editor was well placed to select masterpieces from the Middle Ages through to the Renaissance from both public and private collections.JAKOB HEINRICH VON HEFNER-ALTENECK (1811-1903), was head of the Royal ...
Syncretism in the West: Pico's 900 Theses (1486): The Evolution of Traditional Religious and Philosophical Systems (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Stud
 
... 2 x 3.5 centimeters (0.52 kg) WRITER: S A Farmer REVIEWS "...useful for any scholar concerned with Renaissance philosophy and cross-cultural studies, as well as for non-experts in these fields ... uncommon access to Pico ...
The Swerve : How the Renaissance Began
 
... PUBLICATION DATE: 18 September 2012 "A riveting, exemplary tale of the great cultural "swerve" known as the Renaissance" "WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR NONFICTION Almost six hundred years ago, a short, genial man took ...
The Roots of Urban Renaissance - Hardback
 
... to the neighborhood of the midcentury urban crisis. Brian Goldstein traces Harlem's widely noted "Second Renaissance" to a surprising source: the radical 1960s social movements that resisted city officials and fought to ...
Architectural Theory : From the Renaissance to the Present
 
... brings together all of the most important and influential essays about architecture written since the Renaissance, copiously illustrated and neatly organized chronologically by country. From Alberti and Palladio to Le ...
Penguin Classics: Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
 
... transition, this nineteenth-century masterpiece was to become the most influential interpretation of the Italian Renaissance, and anticipated ideas such as Nietzsche's concept of the 'Ubermensch' in its portrayal of ...
A History of Silence : From the Renaissance to the Present Day
 
A History of Silence : From the Renaissance to the Present Day ISBN: 9781509517367 PUBLICATION DATE: 27 April 2018 Silence is not simply the absence of noise. It is within us, in the inner citadel that great writers, ...
Italian Renaissance Courts : Art, Pleasure and Power
 
... : Art, Pleasure and Power ISBN: 9781780677408 PUBLICATION DATE: 27 January 2016 This fascinating study of Renaissance courtly art and culture in fifteenth and early sixteenth-century Italy encompasses the most recent ...
Italian Renaissance Painting
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Author(s): Ruth Dangelmaier ISBN: 9783741924194 Binding: Paperback Published: 2019-10-01 The Italian Renaissance is one of the most important eras in Western art. Painters including Masaccio, Botticelli, Michelangelo, ...
Literature in Renaissance England : The Oxford Anthology of English Literature
 
Literature in Renaissance England : The Oxford Anthology of English Literature ISBN: 9780195016376 PUBLICATION DATE: 5 April 1973 This volume includes works by Spenser (excerpts from all books of _The Faerie Queene_), ...
Floral Contemporary : The Renaissance of Flower Design
 
Floral Contemporary : The Renaissance of Flower Design ISBN: 9780500517437 PUBLICATION DATE: 1 October 2014 Flowers are associated with all the important events in our lives, whether celebratory or commemorative, but ...
Floral Contemporary : The Renaissance of Flower Design
 
Floral Contemporary : The Renaissance of Flower Design ISBN: 9780500022337 PUBLICATION DATE: 1 August 2018 Flowers are associated with all the important events in our lives, whether celebratory or commemorative, but they ...
The Wyvern Collection  : Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Metalwork
 
The Wyvern Collection : Medieval and Renaissance Sculpture and Metalwork ISBN: 9780500021774 PUBLICATION DATE: 1 July 2018 This catalogue of the Wyvern sculpture collection, which is not open to the public, comprises ...
The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci : Selected extracts from the writings of the Renaissance genius
 
The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci : Selected extracts from the writings of the Renaissance genius ISBN: 9781784286460 PUBLICATION DATE: 15 September 2017 This carefully edited collection of Leonardo da Vinci's original ...
Art of Philosophy : Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment
 
Art of Philosophy : Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment ISBN: 9780691172279 PUBLICATION DATE: 28 February 2017 THE FIRST BOOK TO EXPLORE THE ROLE OF IMAGES IN PHILOSOPHICAL ...
Temples for Tomorrow: Looking Back at the Harlem Renaissance
 
... / Amy Kirschke 4. The Heart of a Woman : Florence Price's Symphony in E Minor in the Context of the Harlem Renaissance / Rae Linda Brown 5. Ethel Waters: The Voice of an Era / Randall Cherry 6. Race Movies and the Harlem ...
The Art of Executing Well: Rituals of Execution in Renaissance Italy
 
... comfort a man in his last hours before beheading or hanging. It became an influential text used across Renaissance Italy. A second lengthy piece gives an eyewitness account of the final hours of two patrician Florentines ...
Reconceiving the Renaissance: A Critical Reader
 
... , and in particular on women's performance and cultural production. She is the author of Women on the Renaissance Stage: Anna of Denmark and Female Masquing in the Stuart Court (1590-1619). She is also editor of ...
The English Renaissance in Popular Culture: An Age for All Time (Reproducing Shakespeare)
 
... (0.37 kg) WRITER: Gregory M. Colon Semenza TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction; G.M.C.Semenza PART I: RENAISSANCE ICONS Desperate Housewives: The Tudors , the Politics of Historiography and the Beautiful Body of Jonathan Rhys ...
Renaissance Philosophy (OPUS: History of Western Philosophy S.)
 
... the period traditionally credited with the `revival of learning'. The authors examine the relation of Renaissance philosophy to humanism and the universities, the impact of rediscovered ancient sources, the recovery of ...
Approaching the Italian Renaissance Interior: Sources, Methodologies, Debates (Renaissance Studies Special Issues)
 
... Italy (V&A, 2006) and editors of the accompanying publication. Ann Matchette, also based at the V&A, is a Renaissance Course Tutor on the joint MA in History of Design with the RCA. Reviews"In all, this is a lucid ...
Renaissance Flute
 
... actual music for solo and group performance, to theory designed to improve the understanding and playing of renaissance polyphony. This approach enables students to immerse themselves at their own pace and build on their ...
The Material Renaissance (Studies in Design and Material Culture)
 
... everyday context for the exchange of objects and the meaning of demand in the lives of individuals in the Renaissance. Nor do we have much sense of the relationship between the creation and purchase of works of art and ...
Princes Of The Renaissance : Princes Of The Renaissance
 
... the painters Mantegna and Titian to the architect Sansovino and the polymath Leonardo da Vinci. _Princes of the Renaissance_ is a vivid depiction of the lives and times of the elite whose power and patronage created the ...
Renaissance
 
... most influential and fertile period of European cultural history. We are all familiar with the giants of High Renaissance art - Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael - but how much do you really know about how it all started ...
Street Life in Renaissance Italy : Street Life in Renaissance Italy
 
... DATE: 24 November 2020 A RADICAL NEW PERSPECTIVE ON THE DYNAMICS OF URBAN LIFE IN RENAISSANCE ITALY The cities of Renaissance Italy comprised a network of forces shaping both the urban landscape and those who inhabited ...
Italian Renaissance of Machines
 
... of the mind. It was also a new dawn for the machine. When we celebrate the achievements of the Renaissance, we instinctively refer, above all, to its artistic and literary masterpieces. During the fifteenth and sixteenth ...
Renaissance
 
... courts and smaller provincial towns. Brown provides a fresh insight into some of the main themes of the Renaissance, with humanism now being explored in relation to gender, the position of women, and the response of ...
Five Comedies from the Italian Renaissance
 
... --Venetian Comedy, these plays present the modern reader with a fresh and lively view of Italian Renaissance society. Also included is an introduction addressing the texts, their translation, and the social and cultural ...
Political Rhetoric, Power and Renaissance Women (SUNY Series in Speech Communication)
 
... Communication. REVIEWS "This book is the only one that I have seen on the topic of women in Renaissance politics. It adds a crucial piece to the puzzle of women's contributions to political decision-making throughout the ...
Look for Me All Around You: Anglophone Caribbeans in the Harlem Renaissance (African American Life Series)
 
... in Harlem in 1920-and their pivotal role in the literary, cultural, and political events shaping the Harlem Renaissance. The poetry, fiction, drama, and essays included explore a variety of issues, such as the increasing ...
English Renaissance Literary Criticism
 
... (such as Sir Philip Sidney's Apology for Poetry, the most brilliant critical essay of the whole Renaissance, here given complete), some little-known (Dudley North's account of Metaphysical poetry), and one being printed ...
Fra Angelico and the rise of the Florentine Renaissance
 
... Fra Angelico at the centre of the story. Fra Angelico is one of the great masters of Renaissance art and responsible for its early achievements in Florence alongside the painters Masaccio, Masolino, Uccello and Filippo ...
Queering the Renaissance-P
 
... presence of contemporary history can be felt throughout the volume, beginning with an investigation of the uses of Renaissance precedents in the 1986 U.S. Supreme Court decision "Bowers v. Hardwick," to a piece on the ...
Words for Pictures: Seven Papers on Renaissance Art and Criticism
 
... to give verbal accounts of visual representations and their quality throw light not only on art during the Renaissance but also on art criticism at any time. This collection of papers by the art historian and critic ...
The English Renaissance 1500-1620
 
... printing and censorship; humanism and education and rhetoric. Attention is also drawn to current debates in Renaissance criticism such as New Historicism and Cultural Materialism, thus the book provides students with an ...
Renaissance Now!
 
... terms of what the field has to say to contemporary society? In the past, the field of Renaissance Studies has drawn themes and orientations from particular concerns of the moment, without losing its rigorous focus, and ...
Myths of Renaissance Individualism
 
... at once collective, performative and porous. At the same time, he stresses the layered qualities of the Renaissance self and the salient role of interiority and notions of inwardness in the shaping of identity. Myths of ...
Play in Renaissance Italy
 
... In the first wide-ranging and accessible introduction to play in Renaissance Italy, Peter Burke, celebrated historian of the Italian Renaissance, synthesizes over forty years' research, explores the various forms of play ...
Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance (Blacks in the Diaspora)
 
... " 4. Langston Hughes: A "True 'People's Poet'" 5. Claude McKay: "Enfant Terrible of the Negro Renaissance" 6. Richard Bruce Nugent: The Quest for Beauty Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION Choice ...
Short History of the Renaissance in Northern Europe
 
... not least in the development of the visual arts. In this book, Malcolm Vale argues for a Northern Renaissance which, while cognisant of Italian developments, had a life of its own, expressed through such innovations as a ...
Rethinking the High Renaissance
 
... many scholars agree that this tidy narrative is deeply problematic. Exploring how we can reconceptualize the High Renaissance in a way that reflects how we research and teach today, this volume complicates and deepens ...
The Princes of the Renaissance: The Hidden Powers Behind an Artistic Revolution
 
... . Many of these princes were related by blood or marriage, creating a web of alliances that held Renaissance society together--but whose tensions could spark feuds that threatened to tear it apart. A vivid depiction of ...
Hidden in Plain Sight: Covert Criticism of the Medici in Renaissance Florence (Medieval Interventions)
 
... 's volume thus offers new and provocative interpretations of some of the most famous works of Italian Renaissance visual and textual culture-for example, Michelangelo's New Sacristy in Florence, Machiavelli's Prince, and ...
Creating East and West: Renaissance Humanists and the Ottoman Turks
 
... and modern. Taking a close look at a number of texts, Bisaha expands current notions of Renaissance humanism and of the history of cross-cultural perceptions. Engaging both traditional methods of intellectual history ...
Renaissance Literature - an Anthology of Poetry   and Prose 2E (Blackwell Anthologies)
 
... . Responding to the broadening of the canon in recent years, it balances the work of familiar Renaissance figures with important texts by women writers, supported by helpful introductions and annotations. * A new edition ...
Hemingway and the Black Renaissance
 
... placed his prose in dialogue with the New Negro cohort of the Lost Generation*. Hemingway and the Black Renaissance* will enhance our understanding of 'mulatto modernism' in general as well as the full impact of the most ...
The Northern Renaissance
 
... 'it has always been a mystery to why the colourless nude boys and disgusting fat cherubs of the Italian Renaissance have usurped art history to the extent they have, and Jeffrey Chipps Smith's wonderful new book provides ...
Fra Angelico: Art and Religion in the Renaissance (Painters)
 
... style from content in the way modern critics do. Clearly, they are part of the same thing. For the Renaissance religious painter, the aim is to come up with a style, colouration and technique which accords with one's ...
The Body Broken : Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300-1525
 
... and eastern Europe, and the religious reformations of the early sixteenth century. Examining late medieval and Renaissance Europe in the context of its place within global history, this book covers all the key areas ...
Cannibals, Witches, and Divorce: Estranging the Renaissance
 
... dominance and male resistance in the "Bower of Bliss". Stephen Orgel and Steven Mullaney document the Renaissance encounter with the alien "other" in essays on "The Tempest" and "The Merchant of Venice". "Macbeth ...
Key Concepts in Renaissance Literature
 
... and texts. It provides a clear and accessible overview of the texts, contexts and criticism of Renaissance literature. It is alphabetically arranged and fully cross-referenced for ease of use. It includes a chronology ...
The Italian Renaissance - Hardback
 
... to global trends. He thus makes a major contribution to our understanding of the Italian Renaissance, and to our comprehension of the complex relations between culture and society. This thoroughly revised and updated ...
Renaissance and Reformation : Renaissance and Reformation
 
... 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's 95 Theses, this opulent book presents a colourful introduction to Renaissance art and history. Featuring more than a hundred outstanding paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, and ...
Renaissance Posthumanism
 
... if today's "critical posthumanisms," even as they distance themselves from the iconic representations of the Renaissance, are in fact moving ever closer to ideas in works from the fourteenth to the seventeenth century ...
Neo-aristotelianism and the Medieval Renaissance - on Aquinas, Ockham, and Eckhart
 
... . A crucial supplement to Schurmann's magnum opus Broken Hegemonies, Neo-Aristotelianism and the Medieval Renaissance will be essential reading for anyone interested in the rise and fall of Western principles, and ...
Grace of the Italian Renaissance
 
... . Grace, Ita Mac Carthy argues, came to be as contested as it was prized across a range of Renaissance Italian contexts. It characterised emerging styles in literature and the visual arts, shaped ideas about how best to ...
Italian Renaissance Altarpiece
 
... , no serious attempt has ever been made to examine the whole subject in depth until now. The Italian Renaissance Altarpiece is the first comprehensive study of the genre to examine its content and subject matter in real ...
Writing the Harlem Renaissance
 
... a lens that reveals more grounded and researched analyses that bring the influences and contributions of the Harlem Renaissance to a level of relevance in the twenty-first century from one or more critical vantage points ...
Arms and Armour of the Renaissance Joust
 
... of the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. He reveals how the jousts and tournaments of the Renaissance transported knightly combat into a kind of performance art, with demonstrations of aristocratic skill and nerve ...
The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction
 
... rent parties and clubs catering to working class blacks, wealthy whites, and gays of both races, and the movement of Renaissance artists to Paris.From Hughes's "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" to W.E.B. Du Bois's novel Dark ...
The Harlem Renaissance
 
A perfect guide for use in high school classes, this book explores the fascinating literature of the Harlem Renaissance, reviewing classic works in the context of the history, society, and culture of its time. The Harlem ...
Eros and Magic in the Renaissance
 
... . Just as science gives the present age its ruling myth, so magic gave a ruling myth to the Renaissance. Because magic relied upon the use of images, and images were repressed and banned in the Reformation and subsequent ...
The Italian Renaissance - Culture and Society in  Italy 3E
 
... to global trends. He thus makes a major contribution to our understanding of the Italian Renaissance, and to our comprehension of the complex relations between culture and society. This thoroughly revised and updated ...
Women of the Harlem Renaissance (Women of Letters S.)
 
... . . . " -Publishers Weekly The lives and works of women artists in the Harlem Renaissance-Jessie Redmon Fauset, Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, Bessie Smith, and others. Their achievements reflect the struggle ...
Arms and the Woman: Classical Tradition and Women Writers in the Venetian Renaissance (Classical Memories/Modern Identitie)
 
... women. These authors took up the theme of the equality of genders and participated in the Renaissance _querelle des femmes_, promoting women's capabilities and nature. PUBLISHER: Ohio State University Press PUBLISHED: 20 ...
Arms and the Woman: Classical Tradition and Women Writers in the Venetian Renaissance (Classical Memories/Modern Identitie)
 
... for women. These authors took up the theme of the equality of genders and participated in the Renaissance querelle des femmes, promoting women's capabilities and nature. PUBLISHER: Ohio State University Press PUBLISHED ...
Renaissance Scepticisms (International Archives of the History of Ideas / Archives Internationales d'Histoire des Idees)
 
... and put in new perspective important aspects of the thought of some of the great thinkers of the Renaissance. _Gianni Paganini_ is currently Professor of History of Philosophy at the University of Piedmont (Vercelli), he ...
Literature, Travel, and Colonial Writing in the English Renaissance, 1545-1625
 
... in their questioning of received thinking. . . . an especially important contribution to the interpretation of Renaissance travel writing and concepts of place . . . Hadfield's sheer range of primary references provides ...
Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance: Revised Edition
 
... well-written book should have a decisive effect on our thinking about the poetry of the English Renaissance. Frank Kermode, Times Literary Supplement This is a successfully ambitious book ... makes better sense than any ...
Race and Rhetoric in the Renaissance: Barbarian Errors (Early Modern Cultural Studies 1500-1700)
 
... his readers to recognize that race is not merely a fashionable topic but a key component in Renaissance humanist thought. This bold and innovative study will be essential reading for graduate students and faculty in ...
The Space Renaissance Manifesto and Other Founding Papers of the Space Renaissance International
 
The scope of this book is to provide items to understand how and why the Space Renaissance movement was conceived and was born. Therefore I collected hereafter the main works which stand in the background of the Space ...
Renaissance People : Lives that Shaped the Modern Age
 
... Lives that Shaped the Modern Age ISBN: 9780500293805 PUBLICATION DATE: 1 April 2019 Like every era, the Renaissance brims with stories. In this book, Robert Davis and Beth Lindsmith highlight dozens of notable lives from ...
The Architectural Treatise in the Italian Renaissance - Paperback
 
... treatise to have survived from antiquity, was the fountainhead of architectural theory in the Italian Renaissance. Offering theoretical and practical solutions to a wide variety of architectural issues, this treatise did ...
Japan's Security Renaissance - Paperback
 
... convictions, and an unequal relationship with the United States-play an outsized role. In Japan's Security Renaissance Oros argues that Japan's future security policies will continue to be shaped by these legacies, which ...
Renaissance Watercolours : From Durer to Van Dyck
 
... Hoefnagel, Jacopo Ligozzi and Jacques le Moyne. It highlights the intellectual breadth and artistic quality of the _Renaissance watercolour,_ a major art form that reached as far afield as the New World and the court of ...
Horrible Jobs of the Renaissance
 
... encounter with the king, as the king's stole? Why was being an actor such a physically painful job? _Horrible Jobs of the Renaissance_ looks at some of the horrible jobs that some unfortunate people had to do during the ...
Titian and the Renaissance in Venice
 
... of the most prolific and important chapters in the history of European art. Book Features: * Titian was a Renaissance Italian painter and member of the 16th-century Venetian school. He is known for his use of colour in ...
One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance
 
... book with timely themes for today's readers. A foreword, an introduction to the history of the Harlem Renaissance, author's note, poet biographies, and index makes this not only a book to cherish, but a wonderful ...