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The gallery of memory : literary and iconographic models in the age of the printing press

Author: Lina Bolzoni
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2001.
Series: Toronto Italian studies.
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This book takes as its starting point a striking paradox: that the antique tradition of the art of memory ? created by an oral culture ? reached its moment of greatest diffusion during an age that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Paolo Manuzio; Paolo Manuzio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lina Bolzoni
ISBN: 0802043305 9780802043306
OCLC Number: 46620672
Description: xxv, 332 pages, viii pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Making Knowledge Visible: The Accademia Veneziana --
Federico Badoer and the Founding of the Accademia Veneziana --
The Editorial Program: The New Vernacular Literature and 'Ancient Knowledge' --
The Structure of the Visual Encyclopedia --
The Places of Knowledge: The Library and the Palazzo --
The Academy's Political Aspirations --
The Collapse of the Academy --
Trees of Knowledge and Rhetorical Machines --
The Easy Road to Knowledge or the Joy of Method --
The Tables of Sacred and Profane Rhetoric --
The Map of Possible Texts --
Orazio Toscanella: The Intellectual as Teacher and Publisher --
Against Pedants and in Support of the Vernacular and Useful, Helpful Books --
The Labyrinth of Words and the Order of the Library --
Rhetoric Machines --
The Art of Memory: Access to Rhetoric Machines --
Machines Used to Construct Sermons --
Memory Games --
The Game of Imitation --
The Metamorphosis of Writing: Calligraphy, Ciphers, and the Rebus --
Ciphered Codes and Images of Memory: The Model of the Machine and the Fascination with Secrets --
Games That Generate Texts --
Texts That Produce Games --
Body and Soul: The Nature of Images --
The Map of the Soul and Medicine for Memory --
The Power of Imagination and the Toil of Forgetting --
The Phantasmata of Eros and Images of Memory --
The Window Opening onto the Heart --
The Theatre of Passions between Memory, Rhetoric, and Physiognomy --
The Body and the Text --
How to Translate Words into Images: Memory and Invention --
The Memory of Images and Iconological Repertories.
Series Title: Toronto Italian studies.
Other Titles: Stanza della memoria.
Responsibility: Lina Bolzoni ; translated by Jeremy Parzen.
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