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The humanistic tradition

Author: Gloria K Fiero
Publisher: Boston : McGraw Hill, ©2006.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria K Fiero
ISBN: 0072910127 9780072910124 0072910143 9780072910148 0073252255 9780073252254 0072910143 9780072910148 0073136433 9780073136431 0072910119 9780072910117 0072910100 9780072910100 9780072910209 0072910208 0072910232 9780072910230
OCLC Number: 61253992
Description: 6 v. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Prehistory to the modern world --
v. 2. The early modern world to the present --
bk. 3. The European Renaissance, the Reformation and global encounter --
bk. 4. Faith, reason, and power in the early modern world --
bk. 5. Romanticism, realism, and the nineteenth-century world --
bk. 6. Modernism, globalism, and the information age. Summary of the Renaissance and the Reformation --
Classical humanism --
Renaissance artists --
Protest and reform --
pt. I. The Age of the Baroque style --
20. The Catholic Reformation and the Baroque style --
Reading : Spiritual Exercises (1548) / Loyola --
Catholicism's global reach --
Literature and the Catholic Reformation --
Reading : Visions (1611) / St Teresa --
Reading : The Flaming Heart (1652) / Crashaw --
The visual arts and the Catholic Reformation --
Mannerist painting --
Baroque painting in Italy --
Baroque sculpture in Italy --
Baroque architecture in Italy --
Baroque music --
The genius of Gabrieli --
Monteverdi and the birth of opera --
21. Absolute power and the Aristocratic style --
The Aristocratic style in France --
Louis XIV and French absolutism --
Versailles : symbol of royal absolutism --
Louis as patron of the Arts --
Poussin and the Academic style in painting --
The Aristocratic portrait --
The Aristocratic style in Europe --
Veláquez, Rubens and van Dyck --
Music and dance at t he Court of Louis XIV --
Seventeenth-Century French literature --
Reading : Maxims (1664) / La Rochefoucauld --
Reading : Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (1670) / Molière --
Absolute power and the Aristocratic style beyond Europe --
Absolute power and the Aristocratic style in India --
The patronage of Jahangir and Shah Jahan --
The decline of the Islamic empires --
Absolute power and the Aristocratic style in China --
The Forbidden City --
Imperial patronage of the Arts --
Chines literature and Theater Arts --
Absolute power and the Aristocratic style in Japan --
The way of Tea and Zen --
22. The Baroque in the Protestant North --
The rise of the English Commonwealth --
The King James Bible --
Reading : The Twenty-Third Psalm --
English literature of the Seventeenth Century --
John Donne --
Reading : Meditation 17 (1623) / John Donne --
Reading Holy Sonnets (1610) / John Donne --
The genius of John Milton --
Reading Paradise Lost (1667) / John Milton --
The London of Christopher Wren --
Rembrandt and Protestant devotionalism --
The music of the Protestant North --
Handel and the English Oratorio --
Bach and religious music --
23. The Scientific Revolution and the new learning --
Kepler and Galileo --
Bacon and the empirical method --
Reading : Novum Organum (1620) / Bacon --
Reading : Of Studies from Essays (1625) / Bacon --
Descartes and the birth of modern philosophy --
Reading : Discourse on Method (part IV) (1637) / Descartes --
Religion and the new learning --
Spinoza and Pascal --
Locke and the culmination of the empirical tradition --
Reading : Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690) / Locke --
Newton's scientific synthesis --
The impact of the Scientific Revolution on Art --
Northern Baroque painting --
Vermeer and Dutch painting --
Dutch portraiture --
Baroque instrumental music --
pt. II. The Age of Enlightenment --
24. The promise of reason --
The political theories of Hobbes and Locke --
Reading : Leviathan (1651) / Hobbes --
Locke's government of the people --
Reading : Of Civil Government (1690) / Locke --
The influence of Locke on Montesquieu and Jefferson --
Reading : Declaration of Independence / Jefferson --
Adam Smith and the birth of economic theory --
Reading : An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776) / Adam Smith --
The philosophes --
Diderot and the Encyclopédie (1751-1771) --
The encyclopedic cast of mind --
The crusade for progress --
Reading : Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Mind (1793) / Condorcet --
Enlightenment and the rights of women --
Reading : A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) / Wollstonecraft --
The journalistic essay and the birth of the modern novel --
Pope : poet of the Age of Reason --
Reading : Essay on Man (1773-1774) / Alexander Pope --
25. The limits of reason --
The transatlantic slave trade --
Reading : Travels (1789) / Equiano --
Reading : "On Being Brought from Africa to America" (1772) / Wheatley --
Satire : weapon of enlightenment --
The satires of Jonathan Swift --
Reading : A Modest Proposal (1729) / Jonathan Swift --
Candide, or Optimism (1759) / Voltaire --
Satire in Chines literature --
Reading : Flowers in the Mirror (1828) / Li Ruzhen --
The visual satires of William Hogarth --
Rousseau's revolt against reason --
Reading : Discourse on the Origin of Inequality among Men (1755) / Rousseau --
Kant's mind/world revolution --
The revolutions of the late Eighteenth Century --
26. Eighteenth-Century art, music, and society --
The Rococo style --
Rococo painting in France --
Rococo sculpture --
Eighteenth-Century French Genre painting --
Eighteenth-Century Neoclassicism --
Neoclassical architecture --
Neoclassicism in America --
Neoclassical sculpture --
Neoclassical painting and politics : the art of David --
Ingres and Academic Neoclassicism --
Kauffman and Academic Neoclassicism --
Neoclassicism under Napoleon --
Eighteenth-Century Western music --
Rococo music --
Classical music --
The birth of the symphony orchestra --
Classical instrumental compositions --
The development of the Classical style : Haydn --
The genius of Mozart --
Beethoven : the early years --
Maps : [1.] Empires in the late Sixteenth and early Seventeenth Centuries --
[2.] The Intellectual Revolution of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in Western Europe.
Responsibility: Gloria K. Fiero.

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