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1st Edition

Renaissance Keywords

ISBN 9780367603144
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
158 Pages

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Book Description

This book investigates the languages of Renaissance Europe on seven keywords, such as allegory, discretion, disegno, grace, modern, scandal, and sense. It seeks alternative ways to understand a culture and society which produced conceptions of the self as much as it did art and science.

Table of Contents

The New Philologists 1. Sense 2. Disegno: Superficial Line or Universal Design? 3. Allegory 4. Grace 5. Scandal 6. Discretion 7. Modern

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