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Download PDF by Kate van Orden: Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of

By Kate van Orden

ISBN-10: 0520276507

ISBN-13: 9780520276505

ISBN-10: 0520957113

ISBN-13: 9780520957114

What does it suggest to writer a bit of song? What transforms the functionality scripts written down via musicians into authored books? during this interesting cultural historical past of Western music’s variation to print, Kate van Orden seems at how musical authorship first constructed during the medium of printing. whilst track printing begun within the 16th century, e-book didn't continually contain the composer: printers used the names of well-known composers to industry books that would comprise little or none in their tune. Publishing sacred track might be career-building for a composer, whereas a few different types of well known tune proved too gentle to aid a name in print, irrespective of how speedy they bought. Van Orden addresses the complexities that arose for tune and musicians within the burgeoning cultures of print, concluding that authoring books of polyphony received purely asymmetric cultural traction throughout a century within which composers have been nonetheless at the start performers.

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Read e-book online Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope PDF

By R. C. Terry

ISBN-10: 0198662106

ISBN-13: 9780198662105

The writer of forty-seven novels, plus commute books, biographies, essays, and significant works, Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was once the main prolific of the nice Victorian writers. Now The Oxford Reader's significant other to Trollope brings jointly thirty-six major students who supply an available, authoritative, and wide-ranging reference paintings in this vital literary determine.

Here, in additional than 500 A-Z entries, readers will discover a wealth of knowledge on Trollope's existence, his works, and the ancient and social context within which he lived. Trollope's writing occupation spanned nearly part a century and his circle of pals reads like a who is who of Victorian England--and it is all captured the following. The participants supply illuminating essays on Trollope's significant works--including the famed Barsetshire Novels and Paliser Novels--as good as at the many lesser identified yet no much less finished books. the amount additionally examines Trollope's own lifestyles, delivering clean info on such good documented elements as his paintings on the publish place of work and his well-known circle of associates. in addition, the participants give you the latest findings on elements of Trollope's occupation just recently addressed through students: his paintings as a biographer and journalist, the significance of his huge travels overseas, and the stunning reappraisal of his paintings over the past few many years. And the spouse contains a chronology of Trollope's existence, a genealogy, maps, a thematic evaluation, and an in depth bibliography.

Packed with info in line with the most up-tp-date examine, this attractively illustrated quantity offers an extraordinary consultant to at least one of the good nineteenth-century writers. It belongs at the shelf of all people who loves English literature.

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Download PDF by Roquinaldo Ferreira: Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World: Angola and

By Roquinaldo Ferreira

ISBN-10: 1107671442

ISBN-13: 9781107671447

This e-book argues that Angola and Brazil have been attached, now not separated, by means of the Atlantic Ocean. Roquinaldo Ferreira specializes in the cultural, spiritual, and social affects of the slave alternate on Angola. Reconstructing biographies of Africans and retailers, he demonstrates how cross-cultural alternate, identification formation, spiritual ties, and resistance to slaving have been crucial to the formation of the Atlantic international. via including to our wisdom of the slaving approach, the e-book powerfully illustrates how Atlantic slaving remodeled key African associations, akin to neighborhood regimes of compelled hard work that predated and coexisted with Atlantic slaving, and made them primary positive aspects of the Atlantic world's social textile.

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Download e-book for iPad: Reception of Walter Pater in Europe by Stephen Bann

By Stephen Bann

ISBN-10: 0826468462

ISBN-13: 9780826468468

ISBN-10: 1847144330

ISBN-13: 9781847144331

Simply over a century after his demise, Walter Pater's serious attractiveness now stands as excessive because it has ever been. within the English-speaking international, this has concerned restoration from the common overlook and indifference which attended his paintings within the first half the 20 th century. In Europe, even if, enthusiastic disciplies reminiscent of Hugo von Hofmannsthal within the German-speaking international and Charles Du Bos in France, helped to gasoline a turning out to be wisdom of his writings as important to the emergence of modernist literature. Translations of works like Imaginary pix, proven his specific voice as a cultured critic and his novel, Marius the Epicurean, was once enthusiastically obtained in Paris within the Nineteen Twenties and released in Turin at the eve of the second one global conflict. This assortment strains the fortunes of Pater's writings in those 3 significant literatures and their reception in Spain, Portugal, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic.

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Unternehmensgründung und Dezentralität: Renaissance der by Dieter Bögenhold (auth.), PD Dr. Dieter Bögenhold (eds.) PDF

By Dieter Bögenhold (auth.), PD Dr. Dieter Bögenhold (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3531131877

ISBN-13: 9783531131870

ISBN-10: 3663079031

ISBN-13: 9783663079033

Unternehmensgründungen und berufliche Selbständigkeit sind gegenwärtig in aller Munde. Unter dem Label nachhaltigen Wirtschaftens, aber auch aus arbeitsmarkt- und regionalpolitischen Gründen machen sich hier Hoffnungen breit. Damit wir uns in der akademischen Diskussion nicht zu vorschnell von bloßen Hoffnungen leiten lassen, die sich womöglich als trügerisch erweisen, bedürfen wir sicherer empirischer Informationen und theoretisch seriöser Argumentation. Der Sammelband will die Lücke energisch auffüllen und beleuchtet die Thematik aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven.

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Mapping Mortality: The Persistence of Memory and Melancholy by William E. Engel PDF

By William E. Engel

ISBN-10: 0585083428

ISBN-13: 9780585083421

ISBN-10: 0870239988

ISBN-13: 9780870239984

A mixed philosophical and literary method of highbrow heritage and the humanities exhibiting the level to which Renaissance cognitive methods and image platforms have been mnemonic in either notion and alertness, frequently in accordance with the relation of physique and soul over, and during, time.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Geometry of an Art: The History of the Mathematical by Kirsti Andersen

By Kirsti Andersen

ISBN-10: 0387489460

ISBN-13: 9780387489469

This monograph describes how the certainty of the geometry at the back of standpoint developed among the years 1435 and 1800 and the way new insights in the mathematical concept of viewpoint stimulated the best way the self-discipline was once awarded in textbooks. so one can throw mild on those matters, the writer has selected to target a couple of key questions, including:

• What have been the basic techniques within the mathematical idea of perspective?
• used to be there any interaction among the advancements of the mathematical idea of viewpoint and different branches of geometry?
• What have been the riding forces at the back of understanding a complicated mathematical conception of perspective?
• have been there local alterations within the mathematical method of point of view? And if this is the case, how did they relate to neighborhood purposes of perspective?
• How did mathematicians and practitioners of point of view interact?

In truth, the final factor is touched upon so frequently huge a part of this publication should be obvious as a case research of the problems in bridging the space among people with mathematical wisdom and the mathematically untrained practitioners who desire to use this knowledge.

The writer has dependent her paintings on greater than two hundred books, booklets, and pamphlets on point of view. She starts off with the 1st treatise recognized to accommodate geometrical viewpoint, Leon Alberti Battista’s De pictura, and ends round 1800, whilst the idea of mathematical viewpoint as an self sustaining self-discipline used to be absorbed first into descriptive geometry and later into projective geometry.

The popular protagonists are Guidobaldo del Monte, Simon Stevin, Willem's Gravesande, Brook Taylor, and Johann Heinrich Lambert. so far as facts have been on hand, the writer has supplied short biographies of the entire writers on point of view whose paintings she studied. The booklet additionally comprises an intensive bibliography divided into components, one for fundamental assets on viewpoint, and the second one for all different literature.

Kirsti Andersen is affiliate Professor of background of technological know-how on the collage of Aarhus, Denmark. She is the writer of Brook Taylor’s paintings on Linear viewpoint, additionally released by means of Springer.

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Download PDF by Michæl J. B. Allen: Nuptial Arithmetic: Marsilio Ficino's Commentary on the

By Michæl J. B. Allen

ISBN-10: 0520081439

ISBN-13: 9780520081437

The newest of Michael Allen's individual stories of the Renaissance Neoplatonist, Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), offers a tough, attention-grabbing textual content. past due in his occupation, Ficino wrote a remark at the intractable passage in e-book VIII of Plato's Republic that matters the mysterious geometric or "fatal" quantity. He used to be therefore the 1st smooth interpreter of this recognized passage, and Allen is the 1st in our period to translate and elucidate his outstanding commentary.

Allen's serious translation of Ficino's research of the deadly quantity passage exhibits the way it develops philosophical, mental, numerological, astrological, and prophetic issues that had a specific resonance on the finish of the 15th century.

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New PDF release: The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549–1622

By J. Grogan

ISBN-10: 1137318805

ISBN-13: 9781137318800

ISBN-10: 1349344613

ISBN-13: 9781349344611

The Persian Empire in English Renaissance Writing, 1549-1622 experiences the belief of Persia within the literary, political and pedagogic writings of Renaissance England and Britain. It argues that writers of every kind debated the ability and benefits of English empire via their highbrow engagement with the traditional Persian empire.

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Read e-book online A Concise Companion to Milton (Concise Companions to PDF

By Angelica Duran

ISBN-10: 1405122714

ISBN-13: 9781405122719

With brevity, intensity, and accessibility, this booklet is helping readers to understand the works of John Milton, and to appreciate the good impact they've got had on literature and different disciplines.Presents new and authoritative essays by way of across the world revered Milton scholarsExplains how and why Milton’s works verified their primary position within the English literary canonStructured chronologically round Milton’s significant worksAlso incorporates a pick out bibliography and a chronology detailing Milton’s existence and works along appropriate global eventsIdeal as a primary severe paintings on Milton

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