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Renaissance go-betweens : cultural exchange in early modern Europe

Renaissance go-betweens : cultural exchange in early modern Europe

Author: Andreas Höfele; Werner von Koppenfels
Publisher: Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, ©2005.
Series: Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The volume analyses some of the travelling and bridge-building activities that went on in Renaissance Europe, mainly but not exclusively across the Channel, true to Montaigne's epoch-making program  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Höfele; Werner von Koppenfels
ISBN: 3110182157 9783110182156
OCLC Number: 645184168
Description: ix, 289 p. : il.
Contents: The Renaissance translator as go-between / Peter Burke --
Inglese italianato-Italiano anglizzato : John Florio / Manfred Pfister --
Ash Wednesday in Westminster : Giordano Bruno meets Elizabethan England / Werner von Koppenfels --
De Witt, van Buchell, the wooden O, and the yellow M / Paul Frassen --
John Dee as cultural, scientific, apocalyptic go-between / György E. Szönyi --
John Wolfe and the impact of exemplary go-betweens on early modern print culture / Sonia Massai --
Hybrids : learning from a gilded silver beaker (Antwerp, c. 1530) / Carlo Ginzburg --
British cultural history and church history for the continent : John Bale's Summarium (1548) and Catalogus (1557-59) / Herbert Grabes --
Machiavellian dissimulation and allegory : the writings of Roger Ascham and Sir Philip Sidney / John Roe --
Moses as go-between : John Spencer's theory of religious translation / Jan Assmann --
Another country : Marlowe and the go-between / Richard Wilson --
Spirits, ghosts, demons in Shakespeare and Milton / Aleida Assmann --
A membrane has broken : returning from the dead in The Spanish tragedy / Alexander Leggatt --
The words of Mercury : Shakespeare's love ambassadors / François Laroque --
Incising Venice : the violence of cultural incorporation in The merchant of Venice / Philippa Berry --
Iago the essayist : Florio between Montaigne and Shakespeare / Catherine Belsey.
Series Title: Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft, 2.
Responsibility: edited by Andreas Hèofele, Werner von Koppenfels.


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"Ein Sammelband, der den Austausch der Kulturen thematisiert ohne deren Besonderheiten zu vergessen, der methodisch das Aufeinanderzugehen postuliert und praktiziert; kurz: der den Weg zu Uniformitat Read more...

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