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Clements, Robert J. (Robert John) 1912-1993

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Works: 84 works in 329 publications in 5 languages and 9,164 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  History  Poetry  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other
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Publications about Robert J Clements
Publications by Robert J Clements
Publications by Robert J Clements, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robert J Clements
Michelangelo's theory of art by Robert J Clements( Book )
50 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and Italian and held by 1,325 libraries worldwide
Few mortals have made a discipline of art and of life or devoted themselves to learning with the singleness of purpose of Michelangelo. Even in the magnificent turmoil of the Italian Renaissance, when Boticelli and Leonardo and Cellini electrified the civilized world with their creative genius, one man towers over them all -- Michelangelo, the master artist. Out of Michelangelo's reading, associations, and the everyday ordeal of art there emerged a complete theory of art, at once personal and representative of his times. This volume traces the development of that theory by drawing upon his letters, poetry, conversations, Renaissance biographies, and his works of art themselves. Professor Clements offers a unified view of the artist's thoughts, opinions, and seeming contradictions on all the arts he practiced so vigorously and brilliantly. Michelangelo's artistic biases, his personality, and his temperament are brought into sharp focus. The result is a complete and revealing image of a man hailed by his age as "divine." - Jacket flap
American critical essays on the Divine comedy by Robert J Clements( Book )
10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
The poetry of Michelangelo by Robert J Clements( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 1,040 libraries worldwide
Critical introduction and analysis, showing what the poetry reveals about Michelangelo the man and the artist
Michelangelo : a self portrait by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )
23 editions published between 1963 and 1969 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Anatomy of the novella : the European tale collection from Boccaccio and Chaucer to Cervantes by Robert J Clements( Book )
11 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Renaissance letters : revelations of a world reborn ( Book )
7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Critical theory and practice of the Pléiade by Robert J Clements( Book )
29 editions published between 1942 and 1970 in English and Spanish and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Comparative literature as academic discipline : a statement of principles, praxis, standards by Robert J Clements( Book )
14 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 527 libraries worldwide
This book is intended to be a sustained exposition of the principles, practices and standards of comparative literature. After a discussion of the origins, definitions and dimensions of the discipline, three chapters address questions of establishing and maintaining a department: staffing, budgeting, selecting students, setting up a curriculum, and instituting the foreign language requirement. Chapters 6 through 10 deal with the major comparative approaches--genres and forms, periods and movements, themes and myths, interrelations of literature, and literary history and criticism--and discuss courses appropriate to each. The next two chapters discuss teaching methods, textbooks, examinations and the thesis on the doctoral, graduate and undergraduate levels. Chapter 13 treats the issue of the evaluation of comparative literature departments. The concluding chapters discuss academic diplomacy and politics and the future of the discipline. An appendix on the organizational structure of the discipline and a bibliography complete the volume. (Author/AMH)
The peregrine muse; studies in comparative Renaissance literature by Robert J Clements( Book )
29 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Platonism in French Renaissance poetry [by] Robert Valentine Merrill with Robert J. Clements by Robert Valentine Merrill( Book )
14 editions published between 1957 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Picta poesis : literary and humanistic theory in Renaissance emblem books by Robert J Clements( Book )
20 editions published in 1960 in 4 languages and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Der Bildhauer Michelangelo : Das gesamte plastische Werk im 119 Farbtafeln by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in German and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Michelangelo scultore by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )
8 editions published in 1964 in Italian and held by 43 libraries worldwide
National book award reader by Robert J Clements( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A history of Italian literature by Eugenio Donadoni( Book )
2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Michelangelo's self-portrait : a source book by Michelangelo Buonarroti( Book )
7 editions published between 1196 and 1986 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Der Bildhauer Michelangelo. Das gesamte plastische Werk in 119 Farbtafeln ( Book )
2 editions published in 1966 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Clements, Robert J.
Clements, Robert J. 1912-1993
Clements, Robert John
Clements, Robert John 1912-
Clements, Robert John 1912-1993
Languages
English (210)
Italian (27)
German (7)
Latin (2)
Spanish (1)
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