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  • The canzone villanesca alla napolitana

    Social, Cultural and Historical Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Donna G. Cardamone

    The printed debut of the canzone villanesca alla napolitana occurred on 24 October 1537, in Naples. Fifteen anonymous 'rustic songs' were published by Johannes de Colonia in a pocket-sized anthology with a cover featuring three women with hoes tilling the soil. The adjective villanesca (from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume II, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume III, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres with the same sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama mixed with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01
    Routledge

  • British Nautical Melodramas, 1820–1850

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Schmidt

    During the 1820s and 30s nautical melodramas "reigned supreme" on London stages, entertaining the mariners and maritime workers who comprised a large part of the audience for small theatres. These plays mixed sentimental moments and comic interludes of domestic melodrama with patriotic images that…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Bishops, Saints, and Historians

    Studies in the Ecclesiastical History of Medieval Britain and Italy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Brentano, edited by William L. North

    Throughout his career, Robert Brentano attempted to understand the nature and 'style' of ecclesiastical institutions in Italy and the British Isles, the specific qualities of saints and the communities that formed around them, and the ways in which seemingly cryptic archival remains of medieval…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Image Making in Byzantium, Sasanian Persia and the Early Muslim World

    Images and Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Cutler

    Relations between Byzantium and its neighbours are the focus of this volume. The papers address questions of cultural exchange, with special attention to art historical relations as shown by technical, iconographic and diplomatic exchanges. While addressed to specialists, both their approach and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Painter Angelos and Icon-Painting in Venetian Crete

    1st Edition

    By Maria Vassilaki

    The sixteen studies in this book include six specially translated from Greek and another two published here for the first time. They deal with the art of painting in Crete at a time when the island was under Venetian rule. The main emphasis is on the 15th century and especially on the painter…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Virgilian Tradition

    Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Craig Kallendorf

    The essays in this collection approach the reception of the Roman poet Virgil in early modern Europe from the perspective of two areas at the center of current scholarly work in the humanities: book history and the history of reading. The first group of essays uses Virgil's place in post-classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Letters, Literacy and Literature in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Mullett

    These studies look at general problems of reading Byzantine literature, at literacy practices and the literary process, but also at individual texts. The past thirty years have seen a revolution in the way Byzantine literature has been viewed: no longer is it considered a decadent form of classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History

    1st Edition

    By Nancy S. Struever

    In the articles collected here Nancy Struever explores the basic assumption that rhetoric is not simply a bag of persuasive tricks, but functions, necessarily, as a mode of inquiry investigating not simply the mechanics of production and reception of discourse, but the psychological factors of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Essays in Medieval Chinese Literature and Cultural History

    1st Edition

    By Paul W. Kroll

    This is one of a pair of volumes by Paul Kroll (the companion volume deals with medieval Taoism and the poetry of Li Po). Collecting eleven essays by this leading scholar of Chinese poetry, the volume presents a selection of studies devoted to the medieval period, centering especially on the T'ang…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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