9780393976069

Bk Of The Courtier Nce Pa

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393976069

  • ISBN10:

    0393976068

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-03-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

Today the Book remains the most reliable and illuminating account of Renaissance court life and of what it took to be the "Perfect Courtier" and "Court Lady." The Singleton translation'”the most acclaimed and accurate available'”is accompanied by annotations. "Criticism" features ten essays on The Book of the Courtier , which represent the best interpretations from the United States, Italy, and England including the backgrounds-rich essays by Amedeo Quondam and James Hankins. A Selected Bibliography, a Chronology, and an Index are included.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
The Text of The Book of the Courtier
1(280)
The Book of the Courtier
3(258)
Index of Persons and Items
261(20)
Criticism
281(120)
On the Genesis of the Book of the Courtier
283(12)
Amedeo Quondam
Sprezzatura and the Absence of Grace
295(12)
Harry Berger Jr.
Castiglione's Cortegiano: The Dialogue as a Drama of Doubt
307(12)
Virginia Cox
Il Cortegiano and the Constraints of Despotism
319(9)
Daniel Javitch
The Portrait of the Courtier in Castiglione
328(12)
Eduardo Saccone
Did Women Have a Renaissance?
340(1)
Joan Kelly-Gadol
Courtier, Prince, Lady: The Design of the Book of the Courtier
340(26)
David Quint
Wayne Rebhorn
366(11)
Ottaviano's Interruption
Renaissance Philosophy and Book IV of Il Cortegiano
377(11)
James Hankins
The Courtier Abroad: Or, the Uses of Italy
388(13)
Peter Burke
Baldassare Castiglione: A Chronology 401(2)
Selected Bibliography 403

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