Front cover image for Ars reminiscendi : mind and memory in Renaissance culture

Ars reminiscendi : mind and memory in Renaissance culture

Print Book, English, 2009
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Toronto, 2009
Criticism, interpretation, etc
440 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
9780772720481, 0772720487
introduction: the crisis of memory / Donald Beecher
The mnemonic architecture of the Palais des nobles dames (Lyons, 1534): in defence of famous women / Brenda Dunn-Lardeau
Patterns and functions of the mnemonics image in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Andrea Torre
Mnemonic imagery in the early middle period: visibility and collective memory / Wolfgang Neuber
A Sephardic art of memory / James Nelson Novoa
Experience recollected in tranquility: Thomas Hoby's travel journal as constructed memory / Kenneth R. Bartlett
"Memorial books": commonplaces, gender, and manuscript compilation in seventeenth-century England / Victoria E. Burke
Reading and memory in the universal library: Conrad Gessner and the Renaissance book / Paul Nelles
The well-stocked memory and the well-tended self: Erasmus and the limits of humanist education / John Hunter
Johann Sturm's "figurative drafts": memory, imitation, reminiscence in Nobilitas literata (1549) / Marie-Alice Belle
Paridise lost: memories are made of this / Raymond B. Wassington
"What's Hecuba to him?": pain, privacy, and the ancient text / Andrew Wallace
Machiavelli manufacturing memory: terrorizing history, historicizing terror / Joseph Koury
The duty of memory: the contradictions in Conrad Celtis's Oratio (1492) / Danièle Letocha
Spenseer and interpellative memory / Christopher Ivic
The transmateriality of memory in early modern psychophysiological discourse / Grant Williams
Hooke's two buckets: memory, mnemotechnique and knowledge in the early Royal Society / Rhodri Lewis
Recollection, cognition, and culture: an overview of Renaissance memory / Donald Beecher
Includes essays first presented at a conference held Jun. 28, 2006 in Ottawa, Ont Access restricted to Harris Learning Library use, and to students, faculty, and staff of Nipissing University.