The wisdom of the Renaissance / by Michael K. Kellogg.

Author
Kellogg, Michael K., 1954- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2019.
  • ©2019
Description
415 pages ; 24 cm

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Summary note
An overview and appreciation of Renaissance literature for lay readers that takes account of major intellectual trends, various genres, and key historical figures of the period.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The three faces of Francesco Petrarca
  • Erasmus: the man in the middle
  • Machiavelli and political realism
  • Thomas More: the king's good servant but God's first
  • Castiglione: a gentleman in Urbino
  • Rabelais and the wisdom of laughter
  • Montaigne and the wisdom of experience
  • Cervantes: life as literature
  • Shakespeare.
ISBN
  • 9781633885189 (hardcover)
  • 1633885186 (hardcover)
LCCN
2019002884
OCLC
1057304522
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