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Beginning as a movement based on the recovery of ancient texts, and archaeological study, humanism turned into a dynamic cultural program, influencing almost every facet of the intellectual life of the Renaissance. The fourteen original essays in this volume deal with all aspects of the movement, from its origins in Italy to its manifestation in the literature of More, Sidney and Shakespeare. Overall, The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism provides a comprehensive introduction to a major movement in the culture of early modern Europe.

Synopsis:

Fourteen original essays provide a comprehensive introduction to Renaissance humanism.

Synopsis:

Humanism was a dynamic cultural programme which influenced almost every facet of the intellectual life of the Renaissance. The fourteen original essays in this volume deal with all aspects of the movement, from its origins in Italy to its manifestation in the literature of More, Sidney and Shakespeare.

Synopsis:

Fourteen original essays providing a comprehensive introduction to Renaissance humanism.

Table of Contents

1. The origins of humanism Nicholas Mann; 2. Classical scholarship Michael D. Reeve; 3. Humanism in script and print in the fifteenth century Martin Davies; 4. The humanist reform of Latin and Latin teaching Kristian Jensen; 5. Humanist rhetoric and logic Peter Mack; 6. Humanists and the Bible Alistair Hamilton; 7. Humanism and the origins of modern political thought James Hankins; 8. Philologists and philosophers Jill Kraye; 9. Artists and humanists Charles Hope and Elizabeth McGrath; 10. Vernacular humanism in the sixteenth century Warren Boutcher; 11. The new science and the traditions of humanism Anthony Grafton; 12. Humanism and Italian literature M. L. McLaughlin; 13. Humanism and English literature in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries Clare Carroll; 14. Humanism and seventeenth-century English literature Joseph Loewenstein; A guide to further reading in English; Biographical index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521436243
Editor:
Kraye, Jill
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Kraye, Jill
Editor:
Jill, Kraye
Author:
Kraye, Jill
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Questions & Answers
Subject:
Humanism
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
Series Volume:
J
Publication Date:
20120331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
338
Dimensions:
9.00x6.03x.86 in. 1.20 lbs.

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