Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation Catholic Christendom 1300 1700 (E–pub)


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    Characters Ä E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Abigail Brundin Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation Catholic Christendom 1300 1700 (E–pub) Brundin's readings of individual works are insightful and make a convincing case for Colonna's artistry and passion She proves Colonna to be a poet who can stand on her own merits rather than being identified merely as the muse of Michelangelo This is also a book about relationships however Brundin shows how Colonna's religious poetry extends beyond personal contemplation; the poems are informed by her friendships and they play

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Download Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation Catholic Christendom 1300 1700 Abigail Brundin ✓ 9 Characters Characters Ä E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Abigail Brundin H Colonna's poetry came to fulfil in a groundbreaking and unprecedented way a specifically reformist spiritual imperative acting as a tool for disseminating an evangelical message to a wide audience reading vernacular literature and providing a model of spiritual verse which was to be adopted by later poets across the peninsula She shows how Colonna's poetry an essentially aristocratic evangelical movement sought to harness the power of print culture to extend its appeal to a much broader audience In so doing this book manages to provide the vital link between the two central facets of Vitt.

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Download Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation Catholic Christendom 1300 1700 Abigail Brundin ✓ 9 Characters Characters Ä E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Abigail Brundin Vittoria Colonna was without doubt one of the best known and most highly celebrated female poets of the Italian Renaissance She was much publicised during her lifetime and widely considered by her contemporaries to be highly skilled in the art of constructing tightly controlled and beautifully modulated sonnets in the Petrarchan vein In addition to her literary contacts Colonna was also deeply involved with reformist groups in Italy before the Council of Trent an involvement which was to have a profound effect on her poetic productionIn this study Abigail Brundin examines the manner in whic.

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Download Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation Catholic Christendom 1300 1700 Abigail Brundin ✓ 9 Characters Characters Ä E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Abigail Brundin Oria Colonna's production her spiritual evangelism and her careful construction of a gendered identity within the literary culture of her ageThe first full length study of Vittoria Colonna in English for a century this book will be essential reading for scholars interested in issues of gender literature religious reform or the dynamics of cultural transmission in sixteenth century Italy It also provides an excellent background and contextualisation to anyone wishing to read Colonna's writings or to know about her role as a mediator between the worlds of courtly Petrachism and religious refo.

  • Hardcover
  • 234
  • Vittoria Colonna and the Spiritual Poetics of the Italian Reformation Catholic Christendom 1300 1700
  • Abigail Brundin
  • English
  • 08 August 2020
  • 9780754640493