Enciclopedia Akal de Emblemas Espa  oles Ilustrados
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Enciclopedia Akal de Emblemas Espa oles Ilustrados


  • Author : Antonio Bernat Vistarini
  • Publisher : Ediciones AKAL
  • Release Date : 1999-05-27
  • Genre: Reference
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  • ISBN 10 : 8446010755


Enciclopedia Akal de Emblemas Espa oles Ilustrados Book Description :

La obra contiene, extractados, todos los libros de emblemas que se publicaron en español durante los siglos XVI y XVII. Se trata de un material de difícil acceso que de este modo se pone a disposición del lector, ya sea investigador o mero aficionado a la riquísima cultura simbólica cifrada en el género de la literatura emblemática. El libro se presenta en primera instancia como índice alfabético de los motivos iconográficos principales presentes en cada emblema. Pero, además, se podrá acceder a los emblemas mediante búsquedas realizadas a partir de los índices complementarios: de autores, lemas, fuentes y claves temáticas, aparte de los motivos iconográficos secundarios. Completa el volumen un glosario terminológico y de personajes ...

The Persistence of Presence

The Persistence of Presence


  • Author : Bradley J. Nelson
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780802099778


The Persistence of Presence Book Description :

The Persistence of Presence analyzes the relationship between emblem books, containing combinations of pictures and texts, and Spanish literature in the early modern period. As representations of ideas and ideals, emblems are allegories produced in a particular place and time, and their study can shed light on the central cultural and political activities of an era. Bradley J. Nelson argues that the emblem was a primary indicator of the social and political functions of diverse literary practices in early modern Spain, from theatre to epic prose. Furthermore, the disintegration of a unified medieval world view left many seeking the kinds of deep knowledge that could be accessed through symbolic pictures, increasing their cultural significance. In thi...

Los G  neros Po  ticos Del Siglo de Oro

Los G neros Po ticos Del Siglo de Oro


  • Author : Holloway Anne Cacho Casal Rodrigo
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • Release Date : 2013-08-15
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781782041801


Los G neros Po ticos Del Siglo de Oro Book Description :

This collection of seventeen essays on Spanish Golden Age and Spanish American Colonial Poetry unites contributions from a cross-section of specialists in the field of Hispanic poetry. It places aesthetic questions in their broader European context, and looks beyond the confines of Europe to interrogate the key terms of its title, balancing panoramic approaches to questions of genre with the insights afforded by detailed readings of individual texts....

Spanish Golden Age Poetry in Motion

Spanish Golden Age Poetry in Motion


  • Author : Jean Andrews
  • Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781855662841


Spanish Golden Age Poetry in Motion Book Description :

"This volume originated, for the most part, with papers presented at the Xth biennial conference of the Society for Renaissance and Baroque Hispanic Poetry, hosted by Queen's University Belfast in September 2011, although some participants kindly offered alternative papers to secure the intellectual coherency of the volume, and other contributors submitted their essays at our request"--Acknowledgements....

Ceremonial Entries in Early Modern Europe

Ceremonial Entries in Early Modern Europe


  • Author : J.R. Mulryne
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-03-03
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781317168904


Ceremonial Entries in Early Modern Europe Book Description :

The fourteen essays that comprise this volume concentrate on festival iconography, the visual and written languages, including ephemeral and permanent structures, costume, dramatic performance, inscriptions and published festival books that ’voiced’ the social, political and cultural messages incorporated in processional entries in the countries of early modern Europe. The volume also includes a transcript of the newly-discovered Register of Lionardo di Zanobi Bartholini, a Florentine merchant, which sets out in detail the expenses for each worker for the possesso (or Entry) of Pope Leo X to Rome in April 1513....

Emblem Scholarship

Emblem Scholarship


  • Author : Peter Maurice Daly
  • Publisher : Brepols Pub
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015062823813


Emblem Scholarship Book Description :

Table of Contents Peter M. Daly, Jack Hopper, Daniel S. Russell, A Tribute to Gabriel Hornstein Peter M. Daly, Introduction Michael Bath, Christopher Harvey's School of the Heart Antonio Bernat Vistarini and John T. Cull, On the Trail of Hispanic Emblem Studies Pedro F. Campa, The Space between Heraldry and the Emblem: the Case for Spain Peter M. Daly, The Pelican-in-her-Piety G. Richard Dimler, S. J., Mendo's Principe perfecto: A Historical and Textual Analysis of Documento XX David Graham, Emblema multiplex: Towards a Typology of Emblematic Forms, Structures and Functions Sabine Modersheim, The Emblem in Architecture Dietmar Peil, Tradition and Error. On Mistakes and Variants: Problems in the Reception of Emblems Mary V. Silcox, 'A Manifest Shew of...

Digitizing the European Emblem

Digitizing the European Emblem


  • Author : Peter Maurice Daly
  • Publisher : Ams PressInc
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061028802


Digitizing the European Emblem Book Description :

This work addresses the issues and problems of rendering emblem books more accessible with modern technology. The most recent open sesame that has been heard is digitization, but it - like its predecessors - may open as many problems as it purports to solve....

Emblemata Sacra

Emblemata Sacra


  • Author : Joseph F. Chorpenning
  • Publisher : St Josephs University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Art
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015073906326


Emblemata Sacra Book Description :

"This volume includes the late Elisabeth Stopp's previously unpublished study of La vie symbolique du bienheureux Francois de Sales (1664) of Adrien Gambart (1660-68), an introductory essay by Agnes Guiderdoni-Brusle that updates and amplifies Stopp's work, and a facsimile of Gambart's emblem book. This book was inspired by the life and writings of St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), and written for the Sisters of the Visitation monastery of Faubourg Saint-Jacques in Paris, where Gambart, a Vincentian priest, served as chaplain for over thirty years. It was published in preparation for Francis's canonization in 1665." "Stopp's study offers an English translation of the key observations made by Gambart about each of the fifty-two emblems, while the facs...