The Virgilian Tradition

Pub Date : 2008-01 | Author : Jan M. Ziolkowski | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300108222
ISBN 13 : 9780300108224

This indispensable anthology gathers texts and translations that cover major aspects of the Virgilian tradition from the Roman poet’s own lifetime to the year 1500. Unprecedented..

Boccaccio And The Invention Of Italian Literature

Pub Date : 2013-09-12 | Author : Martin Eisner | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107513082
ISBN 13 : 1107513081

Giovanni Boccaccio played a pivotal role in the extraordinary emergence of the Italian literary tradition in the fourteenth century, not only as author of the Decameron, but also a..

The Meaning Of Literature

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Timothy J. Reiss | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 080149947X
ISBN 13 : 9780801499470

Winner of the sixth annual Morris Forkosch Prize, given by the Journal of the History of Ideas, for the best book published in intellectual history in 1992. In this searching and w..

Rome And Religion In The Medieval World

Pub Date : 2014-05-28 | Author : Professor Owen M Phelan | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781472421142
ISBN 13 : 1472421140

Rome and Religion in the Medieval World provides a panoramic and interdisciplinary exploration of Rome and religious culture. The studies build upon or engage Thomas F.X. Noble’s..