Renaissance culture in context theory and practice

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Published by Scolar Press, Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt., USA .

Written in English

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  • European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Jean R. Brink and William F. Gentrup.
ContributionsBrink, J. R., Gentrup, William F., 1953-
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LC ClassificationsCB361 .R384 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL1399518M
ISBN 100859679500
LC Control Number93007203

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He Historical and cultural context of the Renaissance is framed in the impulse generated by the bourgeois who lived in the large cities of central Italy from At that moment, a new interest arose to recover the knowledge and traditions of the classical period, linked with Greece and Rome. The term"rebirth"refers to being reborn or set up again.

The Renaissance. Few historical concepts have such powerful resonance as the Renaissance. Usually used to describe the rediscovery of classical Roman and Greek culture in the late s and s and the great pan-European flowering in art, architecture, literature, science, music, philosophy and politics that this inspired, it has been interpreted as the epoch that made the modern.

Essays by leading historians and literary scholars investigate the role of religion in shaping political, social, and literary forms from the Reformation to the Civil Wars.

Individual essays discuss the relationship between religion and culture, and explore how religion informs some of the central texts of English Renaissance literature, including work by Foxe, Hooker, Shakespeare, Donne.

T he Renaissance – that cultural, Even as our world shrank in size and significance when placed in the context of our new understanding of the universe, so it grew in physical terms, as new.

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Culture of the Renaissance. Though the origins of the movement had been confined mainly to the intellectual and cultural endeavors of the 14th century, many aspects of the society and culture of Italy remained medieval. These improvements were quite concentrated among the elite of the country, life for the majority of Italians remained.

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Milton’s mind was shaped and moulded by the influence of the Renaissance and the Reformation. On the one hand, he drank deep of classical poetry and philosophy and inherited all the culture and humanism of the Renaissance, and on the other, he had a deeply religious temperament, and was a profound student of the Bible and the literature of the scripture.

Widely considered the most important and influential movement in the history of fine arts, literature, architecture, and science, the Renaissance marked the emergence of Western civilization from the Middle Ages into the modern era. Beginning in the 14th century in Italy, the movement spread throughout Europe by the late 15th century, the main centers of fine art activity being in Florence.

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