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Perspectives on early modern and modern intellectual history : essays in honor of Nancy S. Struever ; edited by Joseph Marino and Melinda W. Schlitt.

Author: Nancy S Struever; Joseph Marino; Melinda Wilcox Schlitt
Publisher: Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perspectives on Early Modern and Modern Intellectual History brings together several disciplines and historical periods, and three generations of scholars to celebrate the pedagogical and scholarly career of Nancy Struever, who taught in the Humanities Center and Department of History at The Johns Hopkins University. Twenty-three essays reflect the breadth of disciplinary competence and the standards of scholarly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Festschrift
Named Person: Nancy S Struever; Nancy S Struever
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy S Struever; Joseph Marino; Melinda Wilcox Schlitt
ISBN: 1580460623 9781580460620
OCLC Number: 44626900
Description: xii, 509 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Renaissance Humanism. The Studia humanitatis and Litterae in Cicero and Leonardo Bruni / F. Edward Cranz --
Poggio Bracciolini versus Lorenzo Valla: The Orationes in Laurentium Vallam / Salvatore I. Camporeale --
An ambivalent papalism: Peter in the sermons of Nicholas of Cusa / Thomas M. Izbicki --
Machiavelli and the humanist anthropological tradition / Charles Trinkaus --
What do Athens and Jerusalem have to do with Rome? Giannozzo Manetti on the library of Nicholas V / Christine Smith and Joseph F. O'Connor --
Caterina da Siena and the legacy of humanism / Jane Tylus --
A renaissance in the vernacular: Baldassar Castiglione's coining of the aulic / Joseph Marino --
Deaf signs, renaissance texts / Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle --
Ariosto's Cinque canti and the threat to Europe / Elizabeth S. Watson --
Ceremonial closure in Shakespeare's plays / Thomas M. Greene --
Part 2. Histories of Art. On the identity of "Masaccio" in L.B. Alberti's Dedication of Della pittura / Mary Pardo --
The Rhetoric of exemplarity in sixteenth-century painting: reading "outside" the imagery / Melinda W. Schlitt --
Early modern spectacle and the performance of images / Karen-Edis Barzman --
Ancients and moderns: Alessandro Tassoni, Francesco Scannelli, and the experience of modern art / Elizabeth Cropper --
The rhetoric of remembrance / Michael Ann Holly --
Part 3. Rhetorics, philosophies, and histories. Rhetoric: Disciplina or epistemology? Nancy Struever and writing the history of medieval and Renaissance rhetoric / John O. Ward --
Sacred rhetoric and appeals to the passions: a northern Italian view / Jean Dietz Moss --
Making philosophy worldly in the London periodical about 1700 / Lawrence Klein --
Language on a holy day: Moses Mendelssohn's Jerusalem and the temporality of language / Peter Fenves --
Medieval kings at the court of Charles I: Thomas May's verse histories / J.G.A. Pocock --
The young Chateaubriand on rhetoric, politics, and religion / Marc Fumaroli (translated from the French by Jennifer C. Gage) --
"Thinking" civil society in Scotland from Adam Smith to the Edinburgh review, 1750-1832 / Marvin B. Becker --
Comparare: considerations on a Levian practice / Hayden White.

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A collection of essays bringing together several disciplines and historical periods focusing on Renaissance Humanism, Histories of Art, and Rhetorics, Philosophies, and Histories.  Read more...

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