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Renaissance concepts of the commonplaces

Joan Marie Lechner

Renaissance concepts of the commonplaces

an historical investigation of the general and universal ideas used in all argumentation and persuasion, with special emphasis on the educational and literary tradition of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

by Joan Marie Lechner

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Published by Pageant Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhetoric -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Rhetoric -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Commonplace-books -- History.,
  • Exempla.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 239-268.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN173 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 p.
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5855563M
    LC Control Number62017056
    OCLC/WorldCa327730

    The Renaissance Humanistic Concept of Man. Each century brings something new into this world. Some ages thus become prominent, others dont seem to contribute a lot to the humanity. The Renaissance became the symbol of awakening, the symbol of excellence and rebirth. Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought is much more than an account of humanist classroom practice: it is a major work of cultural history. From the Back Cover Commonplace-books were the information-organizers of Early Modern Europe, notebooks of quotations methodically arranged for easy retrieval/5(2).

      “Renaissance writers seldom distinguish between imitation of nature, and the imitation of models, and hence the index locorum which provides, often enough, the key to the orgnisation [sic] of ta commonplace book, is both a guide to source of knowledge — places in the mind — and to the way things are organised [sic] in the economy of. Here are some examples of how these characteristics are illustrated in Hamlet. Classic antiquity: Hamlet has lots of references to classical Greek and Roman stories, characters, and historical events. For example, you can find a murderous king (Pyrrhus), and a queen in mourning over her murdered husband (Hecuba), which mirror the main plot points of the play.

      Commonplace-books were the information-organizers of Early Modern Europe, notebooks of quotations methodically arranged for easy retrieval. From their first introduction to the rudiments of Latin to the specialized studies of their later years, the pupils of humanist schools were trained to use commonplace-books.4/5(3). The Commonplace Book of William Byrd II of Westover By Jan Kirsten Gilliam; Kenneth A. Lockridge; Kevin Berland University of North Carolina Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.


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Renaissance Concepts Of Method Paperback – J by Neal Ward Gilbert (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Cited by: Renaissance concepts of the commonplaces; an historical investigation of the general and universal ideas used in all argumentation and persuasion with special emphasis on the educational and literary tradition of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

Renaissance readers, writers, and speakers were well-trained in textual recycling, and one of their most powerful and pervasive tools was the ‘commonplace book’ - a collection of notes from reading and other sources that the compiler might want to recall, and reuse, at a later date.

RENAISSANCE COMMONPLACE BOOKS FROM THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY. Editorial Introduction by Dr William H. Sherman. The commonplace book was one of the principal means by which the readers, writers, and orators of the English Renaissance managed a rapidly growing body of textual information; and one of the principal tools which guided their compositions, guaranteeing the fullness.

Commonplace Books A commonplace book is a writer's personal collection of quotations, observations, and topic ideas. Also known as topos koinos (Greek) and locus communis (Latin).

Called florilegia ("flowers of reading") in the Middle Ages, commonplace books were especially popular during the Renaissance and well into the 18th : Richard Nordquist. The purpose of the book is to record and organize these gems for later use in your life, in your business, in your writing, speaking or whatever it is that you do.

Some of the greatest men and women in history have kept these books. Marcus Aurelius kept one–which more or. For Jacob Burckhardt, wrting The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy inartistic purpose and commitment to beauty were defining characteristics of Italian Renaissance culture.

Burckhardt's analysis has been widely accepted but little has been done to define the Renaissance concept of :   Concepts of Beauty in Renaissance Art book.

Concepts of Beauty in Renaissance Art. DOI link for Concepts of Beauty in Renaissance Art. Concepts of Beauty in Renaissance Art book. Edited By Francis Ames-Lewis, Mary Rogers. Edition 1st Cited by: 6. an italian diplomat and writer who lived from to ; in published the most famous book of the renaissance, The Book of The Courtier.

Described the ideal of a Renaissance man who was well versed in the Greek and Roman classics, and accomplished warrior, could play music, dance, and had a modest but confident personal demeanor.

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The common-place book mapped and resourced Renaissance culture's moral thinking, its accepted strategies of argumentation, its rhetoric, and its deployment of knowledge. In this study, Ann Moss investigates the evolution of the commonplace-book from its medieval antecedents, through its humanist realization, its later printed manifestations, and, finally, to its gradual decline in the Cited by: The commonplace book thus spread as widely in Renaissance Europe as the Erasmian ideal of eloquence through copia rerum or abundance of material.4 Historians of literature have indeed amply shown how minor and major literary figures, most notably Shakespeare and Montaigne, relied for their writing on commonplace books, both on personal note.

7 Hunter ("Marking of Sententiae," ) is the first to make this claim, which is repeated by Lesser and Stallybrass ("First Literary Hamlet," ) and Ann Moss, Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), n 4 See Joan Marie Lechner, Renaissance Concepts of the Commonplaces (New York, ); Ruth Mohl, John Milton and his Commonplace Book (New York, ); Ann Blair, "Humanist Methods in Natural Philosophy: The Commonplace Book," JHI, 53 (), ; Peter Beal, "Notions in Garrison: The Seventeenth-Century Commonplace Book," ed.

Speed Hill, New. Renaissance Thought and Its Sources presents the fruits of an extraordinary lifetime of scholarship: a systematic account of major themes in Renaissance philosophy, theology, science, and literature, show in their several settings.

Here, in some of Paul Oskar Kristeller's most comprehensive and ambitious writings, is an exploration of the distinctive trends and concepts of the Renaissance. The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages.

Generally described as taking. Introducing the dynamic study of a literary period stretching from to the Second World War, the book reflects the exciting mix of European avant-garde, writers of the Harlem Renaissance and regional voices within Britain.

Three distinct sections explore the major concepts, themes and issues that characterise the literature. The common-place book mapped and resourced Renaissance culture's moral thinking, its accepted strategies of argumentation, its rhetoric, and it This is a study of the Renaissance commonplace-book.

Commonplace-books were the information-organizers of Early Modern Europe, notebooks of quotations methodically arranged for easy : Ann Moss.

Renaissance art, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and literature produced during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries in Europe under the combined influences of an increased awareness of nature, a revival of classical learning, and a more individualistic view of rs no longer believe that the Renaissance marked an abrupt break with medieval values, as is suggested by the French.

BOOK, AND DIGITAL SELF-FASHIONING. Bob. Whipple. The way we use, collect, and acquire digital images can be guided to some.

extent by an understanding of the late medieval and renaissance-through-mid th-century concept of the commonplace book. As these earlier texts provided their collectors ways of constructing, altering, and mediating.

The author begins with medieval florilegia, the ancestors of the Renaissance commonplace books. She then charts the emergence of the concept of the commonplace book in the works of the fifteenth-century Italian humanists. They developed a new style of rhetoric based on classical sources, especially Cicero, and a fruitful view of imitation.Renaissance humanists even published exemplary commonplace books of their own, as works of reference for the benefit of the reading public, in addition to writing theoretical treatises on the sub/ Ject.Commonplace-books were the information-organizers of Early Modern Europe, notebooks of quotations methodically arranged for easy retrieval.

From their first introduction to the rudiments of Latin to the specialized studies of their later years, the pupils of humanist schools were trained to use commonplace-books. The common-place book mapped and resourced Renaissance culture's moral thinking Reviews: 1.