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Strong Words: Writing & Social Strain in the Italian Renaissance

Lauro Martines
Format
Book
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0801865743 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • 1. Neighborhood Voices in Poetry 1
  • Parochial Matrix 1
  • Parish and Patrons 3
  • 2. Verbal Web of Patronage 13
  • Love 13
  • Hate 23
  • 3. Prayer in the Urban Setting 37
  • Mise-en-Scene 37
  • Remembering Death 41
  • Language of Prayer 47
  • Holy Craziness 52
  • Language for the Virgin and the Saints 58
  • Basic Themes in Sacred Drama 64
  • Love: Sacred and Profane 69
  • Open Questions 75
  • 4. Love and History: Men Against Women 82
  • Poetry as Chronicle 82
  • Love and Religious Feeling 84
  • Misogyny 86
  • Love and Social Standing 92
  • Mysteries of Social Identity 97
  • Love and Arranged Marriage 102
  • Popular Love 104
  • 5. Suicide of a Poet 113
  • This Pen for Hire 115
  • Suicide 126
  • 6. Alienation: The Outsider as Poet 137
  • A Material Life 137
  • Poetry as Self-Inquiry 148
  • 7. Tale as Historical Testimony 167
  • 8. Cruelty in the Community: A Bloody Tale 182
  • Cruelty or Context? 182
  • Tale 187
  • 9. Seduction and Family Space 199
  • Entree 199
  • Seduction: Theme and Characters 201
  • Space Time and Seduction 209
  • Fear, Fantasy, and Symbolic Action 220
  • 10. Poetry as Political Memory 232
  • 11. Crisis in the Generation of 1494 249
  • Afterword: Themes and Strategies 264.
Description
xv, 357 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-342) and index.
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