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  • Sanctius' Theory of Languageby Manuel Breva-Claramonte

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents the main tenets of Sanctius’ linguistic theory and explores the questions raised by Robin Lakoff in her 1969 review of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (Port Royal) . Part I surveys earlier developments in the study of language, in particular the Graeco-Roman and Medieval traditions, the Renaissance period, and Judaeo-Arabic... more...

  • The Singing Mastersby John O'Meara

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 12.99

    Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiography.' - Eilís Dillon, The Irish Times 'A beautifully-written book.' - Benedict Kiely, Sunday Independent 'Wonderfully lyrical... and extremely well written. It is haunting and memorable. When you finish it, you can... more...

  • Humanism and Styleby Clarence H. Miller

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 68.00

    Clarence Miller's Humanism and Style: Essays on Erasmus and Thomas More provides an illuminating and circumstantial engagement with the word of two great humanists. Miller's essays cover a complex terrain that includes the rhetorical functions of stylistic shifts, the deployment of proverbial wisdom, engagement with ancient texts in an early modern... more...

  • Alcuinby D.A. Bullough

    BRILL 2004; US$ 223.00

    An intellectual biography of Alcuin, the most prominent Anglo-Saxon scholar at the court of Charlemagne. It examines his early years in Northumbria and his time at the Carolingian court, reassessing the chronology of Alcuin's career and writings, and the significance of his large output. more...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    A new look at Andreas Capellanus's De amore. more...

  • Die Erfindung des Menschenby Karl A.E. Enenkel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 321.00

    Das Werk bietet eine umfassende Darstellung der Autobiographik des frühneuzeitlichen Humanismus. Es behandelt insbesondere neulateinische autobiographische Schriften vom 14. Jh. bis ca. 1600. Hauptautoren: Petrarca, Alberti, Pius. II, Campano, Erasmus, Eobanus Hessus, Marullo, Cardano, Joseph Scaliger, Lipsius. In dem Werk wird vorgeführt,... more...

  • 1614–1624by Martin Opitz; Veronika Marschall; Robert Seidel

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 377.00

    Der Poet, Literaturreformer, Diplomat und Kulturpolitiker Martin Opitz (1597-1639) ist bekannt als „Vater der deutschen Dichtung“. Als wichtiger Vertreter des europäischen Späthumanismus verfasste er jedoch einen großen Teil seiner Werke in lateinischer Sprache, was bislang in der Forschung kaum Beachtung gefunden hat. In der vorliegenden... more...

  • Poems to Friendsby Venantius Fortunatus

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 13.95

    Owing to the rich storehouse of information it contains, the poetry of Venantius Fortunatus (c. 535–600) has long been mined as a historical source for Merovingian society, a focus that overshadows an appreciation of the poems' literary value. This volume, offering free-verse translations of Fortunatus' personal poetry, remains faithful to the historical... more...

  • 1624-1631by Martin Opitz; Veronika Marschall; Robert Seidel; Wilhelm Kühlmann; Hans-Gert Roloff

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 280.00

    Der Poet, Literaturreformer, Diplomat und Kulturpolitiker Martin Opitz (1597-1639) ist bekannt als „Vater der deutschen Dichtung“. Als wichtiger Vertreter des europäischen Späthumanismus verfasste er jedoch einen großen Teil seiner Werke auf Latein, was bislang in der Forschung kaum Beachtung gefunden hat. In der dreibändigen Edition werden... more...

  • The Kaleidoscopic Scholarship of Hadrianus Junius (1511-1575)by Dirk van Miert

    BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00

    Hadrianus Junius was Holland’s most important scholar of the third quarter of the sixteenth century. This book analyses Junius’ most important works, some of which have never been studied before. It contextualise them in light of the tradition of humanism. more...