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The commonwealth of nature : art and poetic community in the age of Dante

Author: C Jean Campbell
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Commonwealth of Nature explores the role of Tuscan visual culture in the poetic construction of a commonwealth. For Campbell, "commonwealth" should be viewed not only in the context of abstract political theory but also as a living reality, dependent upon the very processes of art making. The book focuses on four exceptional works: Brunetto Latini's didactic poem, the Tesoretto; a unique illustrated manuscript  Read more...
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Named Person: Brunetto Latini; Ambrogio Lorenzetti; Simone Martini; Latini; Lorenzetti; Martini; Brunetto Latini; Ambrogio Lorenzetti; Simone Martini; Brunetto Latini; Ambrogio Lorenzetti; Simone Martini; Brunetto Latini; Ambrogio Lorenzetti; Simone Martini
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Jean Campbell
ISBN: 9780271032610 0271032618
OCLC Number: 154309047
Description: xviii, 167 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: C. Jean Campbell.
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Explores the role of Tuscan culture in the poetic construction of a commonwealth. This book focuses on four works: Brunetto Latini's didactic poem, the "Tesoretto"; an illustrated manuscript of the  Read more...

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