A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
516
Utgivningsdatum
2017-01-16
Förlag
Cambridge University Press
Illustrationer
2 b/w illus.
Dimensioner
238 x 160 x 34 mm
Vikt
854 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781107029293
A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature (inbunden)

A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature

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Latin was for many centuries the common literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of immense range, stylistic power and social and political significance was produced throughout Europe and beyond from the time of Petrarch (c.1400) well into the eighteenth century. This is the first available work devoted specifically to the enormous wealth and variety of neo-Latin literature, and offers both essential background to the understanding of this material and sixteen chapters by leading scholars which are devoted to individual forms. Each contributor relates a wide range of fascinating but now little-known texts to the handful of more familiar Latin works of the period, such as Thomas More's Utopia, Milton's Latin poetry and the works of Petrarch and Erasmus. All Latin is translated throughout the volume.
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Victoria Moul is Senior Lecturer in Latin Language and Literature at King's College London. She is a leader in the field of early modern Latin and English literature, with wide-ranging publications including articles on neo-Latin elegy, lyric and didactic poetry and Milton, Jonson, Donne and Cowley, as well as the reception of Horace, Pindar and Virgil. Her previous publications include Jonson, Horace, and the Classical Tradition (Cambridge, 2010) and a translation of George Herbert's complete Latin poetry with introduction and notes, George Herbert: Complete Poems (2015, edited with John Drury). She is working on an anthology of neo-Latin verse, with commentary, and on a major book on the interaction between neo-Latin and English poetry in Britain from 1550 to 1700.

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Introduction: neo-Latin literature Victoria Moul; Part I. Ideas and Assumptions: 1. Conjuring with the classics: neo-Latin poets and their pagan familiars Yasmin Haskell; 2. Neo-Latin literature and the vernacular Tom Deneire; 3. How the young man should study Latin poetry: neo-Latin literature and early modern education Sarah Knight; 4. The republic of letters: across Europe and beyond Franoise Waquet; Part II. Poetry and Drama: 5. Epigram Robert Cummings; 6. Elegy L. B. T. Houghton; 7. Lyric Julia Haig Gaisser; 8. Verse letters Gesine Manuwald; 9. Verse satire Sari Kivist; 10. Pastoral Estelle Haan; 11. Didactic poetry Victoria Moul; 12. Epic Paul Gwynne; 13. Drama Nigel Griffin; Part III. Prose: 14. Approaching neo-Latin prose as literature Terence Tunberg; 15. Epistolary writing Jacqueline Glomski; 16. Oratory and declamation Marc van der Poel; 17. Dialogue Virginia Cox; 18. Shorter prose fiction David Marsh; 19. Longer prose fiction Stefan Tilg; 20. Prose satire Joel Relihan; 21. Historiography Felix Mundt; Part IV. Working with Neo-Latin Literature: 22. Using manuscripts and early printed books Craig Kallendorf; 23. Editing neo-Latin literature Keith Sidwell.