Renaissance literature

2017-07-28T15:12:38+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true La Celestina, Lazarillo de Tormes, Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, Epistolæ Obscurorum Virorum, The Prince, De vulgari eloquentia, Juraj Baraković, The Decameron, Amadís de Gaula, Fernando de Rojas, Divine Comedy, The Praise of Folly, Il Canzoniere, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium, The White Devil, The Duchess of Malfi, Convivio, Os Lusíadas, The Book of the Courtier, L'Amadigi, Mirrors for princes, The Five Orders of Architecture, Mem and Zin, Gary Ferguson, Classical tradition flashcards Renaissance literature
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  • La Celestina
    The Tragicomedy of Calisto and Melibea (Spanish: Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea), known in Spain as La Celestina is a work entirely in dialogue published in 1499.
  • Lazarillo de Tormes
    The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities (Spanish: La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades [la ˈβiða ðe laθaˈɾiʎo ðe ˈtormes i ðe sus forˈtunas i aðβersiˈðaðes]) is a Spanish novella, published anonymously because of its heretical content.
  • Hypnerotomachia Poliphili
    Hypnerotomachia Poliphili(/hiːpˌnɛəroʊtəˈmɑːkiːə pəˈliːfəˌliː/; from Greek hýpnos, 'sleep', éros, 'love', and máchē, 'fight'), called in English Poliphilo's Strife of Love in a Dream or The Dream of Poliphilus, is a romance said to be by Francesco Colonna and a famous example of early printing.
  • Epistolæ Obscurorum Virorum
    The Epistolæ Obscurorum Virorum (English: Letters of Obscure Men) was a celebrated collection of satirical Latin letters which appeared 1515-1519 in Hagenau, Germany.
  • The Prince
    The Prince (Italian: Il Principe [il ˈprintʃipe]) is a 16th-century political treatise, by the Italian diplomat and political theorist, Niccolò Machiavelli.
  • De vulgari eloquentia
    De vulgari eloquentia (Ecclesiastical Latin: [de vulˈɡari eloˈkwentsi.a], Classical Latin: [deː wʊɫˈɡaːriː eːɫɔˈkᶣɛnti.aː]; Italian: [de vulˈɡaːri eloˈkwɛntsja]; On Eloquence in the vernacular) is the title of a Latin essay by Dante Alighieri.
  • Juraj Baraković
    Juraj Baraković (1548 – August 1, 1628) was a Croatian Renaissance poet from Zadar.
  • The Decameron
    The Decameron (From the Greek: δέκα - ten & μέρα - day) (Italian: Decameron [deˈkaːmeron; dekameˈrɔn; dekameˈron] or Decamerone [dekameˈroːne]), subtitled Prince Galehaut (Old Italian: Prencipe Galeotto [ˈprentʃipe ɡaleˈɔtto; ˈprɛntʃipe]), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375).
  • Amadís de Gaula
    Amadís de Gaula (original Old Spanish and Galician-Portuguese spelling; Spanish: Amadís de Gaula, IPA: [amaˈðiz ðe ˈɣaula]; Portuguese: Amadis de Gaula, IPA: [ɐmɐˈdiʒ dɨ ˈɡawlɐ]) is a landmark work among the chivalric romances which were in vogue in sixteenth-century Spain, although its first version, much revised before printing, was written at the onset of the 14th century.
  • Fernando de Rojas
    Fernando de Rojas (La Puebla de Montalbán, Toledo, Spain, c. 1465/73 – Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, Spain, April 1541) was a Spanish author and dramatist, known for his only surviving work, La Celestina (originally titled Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea), first published in 1499.
  • Divine Comedy
    The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia [diˈviːna komˈmɛːdja]) is an epic poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c.
  • The Praise of Folly
    In Praise of Folly (Latin: Stultitiae Laus or Moriae Encomium—sometimes translated as In Praise of More; Greek title: Morias enkomion (Μωρίας ἐγκώμιον); Dutch title: Lof der Zotheid) is an essay written in Latin in 1509 by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in 1511.
  • Il Canzoniere
    Il Canzoniere (Italian pronunciation: [il kantsoˈnjɛːre]; English: Song Book), also known as the Rime Sparse (English: Scattered Rhymes), but originally titled Rerum vulgarium fragmenta (English: Fragments of common things, that is Fragments composed in vernacular), is a collection of poems by the Italian humanist, poet, and writer Petrarch.
  • De revolutionibus orbium coelestium
    De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres) is the seminal work on the heliocentric theory of the Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543).
  • The White Devil
    The White Devil is a revenge tragedy by English playwright John Webster (1580–1634).
  • The Duchess of Malfi
    The Duchess of Malfi (originally published as The Tragedy of the Dutchesse of Malfy) is a macabre, tragic play written by the English dramatist John Webster in 1612–13.
  • Convivio
    Convivio (Italian pronunciation: [komˈviːvjo]; The Banquet) is a work written by Dante Alighieri roughly between 1304 and 1307.
  • Os Lusíadas
    Os Lusíadas (Portuguese pronunciation: [uʒ luˈzi.ɐðɐʃ]), usually translated as The Lusiads, is a Portuguese epic poem by Luís Vaz de Camões (sometimes anglicized as Camoëns).
  • The Book of the Courtier
    The Book of the Courtier (Italian: Il Cortegiano [il korteˈdʒaːno]) is a courtesy book.
  • L'Amadigi
    L'Amadigi is an epic poem written in Italian by Bernardo Tasso and first published in 1560.
  • Mirrors for princes
    The mirrors for princes (Latin: specula principum or rather, principum specula) are a genre – in the loose sense of the word – of political writing during the Early Middle Ages, Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
  • The Five Orders of Architecture
    The Five Orders of Architecture (Regola delle cinque ordini d'architettura) is a book on classical architecture by Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola from 1562, and is considered "one of the most successful architectural textbooks ever written", despite having no text apart from the notes and the introduction.
  • Mem and Zin
    Mam and Zin (Kurdish: Mem û Zîn‎) is a Kurdish classic love story written down 1692 and is considered to be the épopée of Kurdish literature.
  • Gary Ferguson
    Gary Ferguson (born March 19, 1963), a specialist of French Renaissance literature and culture, is the Elias Ahuja Professor of French at the University of Delaware in the USA.
  • Classical tradition
    The Western classical tradition is the reception of classical Greco-Roman antiquity by later cultures, especially the post-classical West, involving texts, imagery, objects, ideas, institutions, monuments, architecture, cultural artifacts, rituals, practices, and sayings.