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Circus maximus

Author: David Starkey
Publisher: Windsor, Ont. : Biblioasis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tour the sites of Rome with David Starkey's garrulous new guide to the Italian Renaissance in fifty pocket-sized poems.

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Genre/Form: Libros electronicos
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Poetry
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Starkey, David, 1962-
Circus maximus.
Windsor, Ont. : Biblioasis, 2013
(OCoLC)812258317
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Starkey
ISBN: 9781927428214 1927428211 1306440599 9781306440592
OCLC Number: 818407813
Notes: Poems.
Description: 1 online resource (73 pages)
Contents: I. Pinacoteca The Son of Man in the Picture Gallery 7 Judith and Holofernes 9 The Deluge 10 Madonna and Saint Anne 11 Nativity 12 The Ugliest Jesus in the History of Western Art 13 The Baptism of Christ 14 Deposition 15 The Calling of Saint Matthew 16 Allegory of the Discovery of America 17 AVisit to the Vatican Museums 18 i. In the Gallery of Maps ii. Sistine Chapel, July iii. Uscita The Question of Temporality in Renaissance Painting 21 Ecstasy 22II. Votivo The Son of Man Goes to Church 24 The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa 25 A Primer on Sculpting Pietas 26 The Triumph of Faith Over Heresy 27 Nuns in Rome 28 Wax Monk in a Glass Box 29 San Callisto 27 Figure on a Marble Sarcophagus 31 In the Capuchin Crypt 32 A Wedding in Santa Maria in Aracoeli 33 Blurry Nighttime Photograph of Saint Peter's Cathedral 34 At the Beatification of Pope John Paul II 35 Pasquetta 36 Tuesday Afternoon Mass in the Capella Paolina 37 Votive 38III. Circo Massimo The Son of Man, Peripatetic 40 Palely Loitering 41 Il Cimetero Acattolico di Roma 42 The Italian Man of Letters 43 Ora di Punta 45 Beneath the Ponte Umberto I 46 Tre Osservazioni 47 1. The Consequences of Being Late in Italy 2. Reading The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire in a Cafe on the Via Belsiana 3. To the Birds on Lungotevere dei Mellini Trying to Sing Above the Traffic Noise To the Sycamore Trees Along the Tiber 48 Tiber Stairs 49 The Garbagemen of Rome 50 Fontana di Quattro Fiumi 51 The Rape of Proserpine 52 Spring Comes to Rome 53 Thunderstorm, Piazza Navona 54 Circus Maximus 55Coda: Le Porte di Corno e Avorio The Gates of Horn and Ivory 57
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