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