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The Poetics of Portraiture in the Italian Renaissance

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History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600, Painting & paintings, Portraits in art, Portrait painting, Renaissance, Portrait Painting, Art & Art Instruction, Art, Italy, Subjects & Themes - Human Figure, History - Renaissance, Art / General, Techniques - Painting, Portrait painting, It
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This book considers the changing conception of portraiture in the sixteenth century. Focusing on paintings by Giorgione, Titian, Parmigianino, and Raphael, among others, Jodi Cranston explores the significance of the formal inventions that address the presence of the beholder, and how such a visual dialogue with the beholder encourages the viewer to perceive the portrait as open and Cited by: Get this from a library.

The poetics of portraiture in the Italian Renaissance. [Jodi Cranston] -- Focusing on paintings by Giorgione, Titian, Parmigianino, and Raphael, this text explores the significance of formal inventions that address the presence of the beholder, including a range of poses.

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The Poetics of Portraiture in the Italian Renaissance is an ambitious book, a prolonged meditation on the reflexive nature of portraiture. It constitutes a novel contribution to the history of Renaissance portraiture in that Jodi Cranston seeks to bring modern literary criticism and concepts to bear in her discussion of sixteenth-century Venetian and northern Italian likenesses.

The Poetics of Portraiture in the Italian Renaissance 作者: Cranston, Jodi 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ ISBN: 豆瓣评分. About The Reception of Aristotle’s Poetics in the Italian Renaissance and Beyond.

Using new and cutting-edge perspectives, this book explores literary criticism and the reception of Aristotle's Poetics in early modern Italy.

Written by leading international scholars, the chapters examine the current state of the field and set out new directions for future study. Lodovico Castelvetro (ca. –) was an important figure in the development of neo-classicism, especially in was his reading of Aristotle that led to a widespread adoption of a tight version of the Three Unities, as a dramatic standard.

Castelvetro was born in Modena, Italy, and died in Chiavenna. Works. His Poetica d'Aristotele vulgarizzata e sposta ("The Poetics of Aristotle. Literature also provokes the questions of expression, metaphor, and truth and the meaning of a Merleau-Pontian poetics.

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The poetic of Merleau-Ponty is, the book argues, a poetic of the flesh, a poetic of mystery, and a poetic of the visible in its relation to the invisible. Download The Portraiture of Women During the Italian Renaissance book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF.

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About Beyond Aristotle’s 'Poetics' in the Italian Renaissance. Using new and cutting-edge perspectives, this book explores literary criticism and the reception of Aristotle's Poetics in early modern Italy.

Written by leading international scholars, the chapters examine the current state of the field and set out new directions for future study. In the words of cultural historian Jacob Burkhardt, fifteenth-century Italy was "the place where the notion of the individual was born." In keeping with that idea, early Renaissance Italy was a key participant in the first great age of portraiture in Europe.

As groundbreaking artists strove to evoke the identity or personality of their sitters—from heads of state and church, military. Patricia Emison's review of a book by Jodi Cranston.

Recommended Citation. Emison, Patricia, "The poetics of portraiture in the Italian Renaissance [Review]" (). Six essays on Renaissance portraits, originally published in Although its premises are much debated, the book remains a standard for studies of Renaissance portraiture.

Schneider, Norbert. Art of the Portrait: Masterpieces of European Portrait-Painting, – Cologne: Taschen, E. Mannerist artists adjusted these conventions to produce works like Bronzino’s portrait of a young man painted in the s: the figure again appears half-length, but the expression is aloof rather than serene, curious pieces of furniture replace the barrier along the lower border, and the hands—the right fingering the pages of a book and.

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Francesco Petrarca (Italian: [franˈtʃesko peˈtrarka]; J – July 18/19, ), commonly anglicized as Petrarch (/ ˈ p iː t r ɑːr k, ˈ p ɛ t-/), was an Italian scholar and poet during the early Italian Renaissance, and one of the earliest humanists.

Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited with initiating the 14th-century Italian Renaissance and the. The purpose of this book is to explore the significance of armour in early modern Italy as a cultural artifact and symbolic form. During the early stages of this project, my intent was to examine the historical phenomenon of sixteenth-century armour to better understand its representation in literary texts of the period (particularly in Ariosto’s epic poemOrlando furioso).

The Renaissance Portrait, which accompanies a landmark exhibition at the Bode-Museum, Berlin, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, provides new research and insight into the early history of portraiture in Italy, examining in detail how its major art centers—Florence, the princely courts, and Venice—saw the rapid development of Reviews: The startling central idea behind this study is that the rediscovery of Aristotle's Poetics in the sixteenth century ultimately had a profound impact on almost every aspect of Shakespeare's late plays”their sources, subject matter and thematic concerns.

Shakespeare's Poetics reveals the generic complexity of Shakespeare's late plays to be informed by contemporary debates about the tonal and. Florence, where the Italian Renaissance began, was an independent republic.

It was also a banking and commercial capital and, after London and Constantinople, the third-largest city in Europe. The Visual Poetics of Raymond Carver draws on the study of visual arts to illuminate the short stories of noted author Raymond Carver, in the broader context of vision and visualization in a literary text.

Ayala Amir examines Carver's use of the eye-of-the-camera technique. Amir uncovers the tensions that structure his visual aesthetics and examines assumptions that govern scholarly.

Effect of Gender on Italian Renaissance Portraiture. According to Shearer West, gender is of utmost importance when analyzing Italian Renaissance portraiture.

She claims that in order to sufficiently study the portraits of the Italian Renaissance, all portraits must be evaluated—portraits of women and men by both women and men.

As Koerner puts it, "Every signed work is in some sense a self-portrait" (xviii). Durer is the centerpiece and frontispiece in Koerner's book, for, as Koerner says, "German Renaissance art can be understood, to a surprising extent, as a reception of Durer's project of self-portraiture" (xvi).

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This book explores for the first time the genesis and early development of this important genre as it took place in Italy in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

Joanna Woods-Marsden examines a series of self-portraits in Renaissance Italy and their relation to the social status of art and artists. Hear two outstanding scholars consider the art of biography and poetics of portraiture in fifteenth-century Italy.

Presented with the exhibition The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini. This event is made possible in part by the Italian Cultural Institute. The Poetics of Imitation in the Italian Theatre of the Renaissance is also meticulously researched, articulate, and extremely well-presented.” From the Publisher “In this book, Salvatore DiMaria provides a rich, compelling, and exhaustive study of Italian Renaissance theatre.

Books. Jean Campbell (Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, ) Research Interests. Vernacular poetics and the visual arts in late medieval and Renaissance Italy; imitative practice and the knowledge cultures of the early Renaissance; portraiture and biographical fiction. Selected Publications.

Books. Perspectives on the Renaissance Medal: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance 1st Edition. Stephen K.

Scher, Stephen K. Scher J The papers published in this book were delivered at two conferences held in conjunction with the exhibition, " The Currency of Fame: Portrait Medals of the Renaissance.

“Renaissance” is used as a useful short label for the period ca. to ca. But the use of the term “Aristotelianism” as applied to texts, contents and contexts of that period is problematic. [] Some authors did indeed consider themselves as part of a “peripatetic” (i.e., Aristotelian) current or school, [] but it would be counterintuitive to limit the application of the.

• The Beauty and the Terror: An Alternative History of the Italian Renaissance by Catherine Fletcher is published by The Bodley Head (RRP £25). To order a copy go to Free.Part XII The parts of Tragedy which must be treated as elements of the whole have been already mentioned.

We now come to the quantitative parts- the separate parts into which Tragedy is divided- namely, Prologue, Episode, Exode, Choric song; this last being divided into Parode and Stasimon. These are common to all plays: peculiar to some are the songs of actors from the stage and the Commoi.