Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle

Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle

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Featuring work by researchers in the fields of early modern studies, Italian studies, ecclesiastical history and historiography, this volume of essays adds to a rich corpus of literature on Renaissance and early modern historiography, bringing a unique approach to several of the problems currently facing the field. Contributors engage with critical questions concerning the continued relevance of history for political and social life in the past and present by exploring the challenges, contexts and implications of genre in the reading and writing of history.the conventional distinction between latin and vernacular cultures.9 This problem was recently addressed in different studies ... 10 see stephen milner, a#39;a€œle sottili cose non si possoni bene aprire in volgarea€: Vernacular oratory and the transmission of classical Rhetorical Theory in the late medieval italian communes a#39;, Italian Studies 64 (2009): p. ... as the encounter ofa public and society at large, in all its forms, with precepts and insights concerning civic life translated from a former age.

Title:Reading and Writing History from Bruni to Windschuttle
Author:Mr Christian Thorsten Callisen
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-06-11


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