English Renaissance Epithalamia

English Renaissance Epithalamia

Date: August 1970
Creator: Corse, Larry B.
Description: The classical genre of marriage poems called epithalamia appeared in England in the late sixteenth century. The English epithalamia of the Renaissance form a closely related body of literature. This work will be a close analysis of this small body of English Renaissance poetry.
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Jinxed

Jinxed

Date: August 2003
Creator: Davis, Richard
Description: My dissertation, Jinxed, developed out of my interest in the movement between the comic and the tragic by tracing the evolution of a romantic relationship. While employing biblical, classical, literary, and pop-cultural traditions, my manuscript has its most clear affinities with Renaissance poetry that navigates between the erotic and the spiritual. The sequence of poems recreates the character of Petrarch's Laura in the Little Redhead Girl, Charlie Brown's first love. My Laura, however, is a feisty secular Irish woman who simultaneously frustrates and attracts a religious narrator. To explore the multifaceted nature of their love, I employ a variety of poetic techniques, such as the repetition inherent in the villanelle to express the powerlessness of the narrator as he begins to fall in love. In "To a Young Philosopher," a sestina, one of the repeated words ("ephemeral") triggers a philosophical discussion that is a proposal of marriage. The manuscript also uses other forms such as the sonnet, Spenserian stanza, terza rima, couplets, and blank verse. Narratively, it ends with Charlie Brown after he has missed kicking Lucy's football, falling to earth literally and symbolically. Poems in the manuscript have appeared in journals such as The Wallace Stevens Journal, Talking River ...
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The Flight into Egypt

The Flight into Egypt

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Date: 1500~
Creator: Carpaccio, Vittore
Description: Woman wearing a decorated cape and holding a child rides a donkey being led by a man. The trio is in the foreground with landscape in the middle and distant grounds. The story depicted is the Flight into Egypt from the Bible.
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Doorway decorated with an Annunciation

Doorway decorated with an Annunciation

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Date: 1450-1500
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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A Bishop Teaching

A Bishop Teaching

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Date: ca. 1470-1490
Creator: Master of the View of Ste Gudule
Description: None
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Virgin and Child with Saints Rosa and Catherine

Virgin and Child with Saints Rosa and Catherine

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Date: 1493/1495~
Creator: Perugino
Description: Three women are seated in a straight line with the center woman holding a child in her lap. She wears a blue and green robe.
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Virgin and Child with Saints Rosa and Catherine

Virgin and Child with Saints Rosa and Catherine

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Date: 1493/1495~
Creator: Perugino
Description: This painting detail shows a close view of the child and central figure.
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Education of the Virgin

Education of the Virgin

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Date: [c.1500 - 1600]
Creator: Jean (Guillaumet) de Chartres
Description: None
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A Bishop Teaching

A Bishop Teaching

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Date: ca. 1470-1490
Creator: Master of the View of Ste Gudule
Description: None
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Orvieto Cathedral, Orvieto, Italy

Orvieto Cathedral, Orvieto, Italy

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Date: 1309/1330
Creator: Maitani, Lorenzo
Description: The facade features a three-gabled design and rich with sculptural decoration and details.
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Adam and Eve Eating the Forbidden Fruit and God Discovering Them, north doors trumeau relief, Orvieto Cathedral, Orvieto, Italy

Adam and Eve Eating the Forbidden Fruit and God Discovering Them, north doors trumeau relief, Orvieto Cathedral, Orvieto, Italy

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Date: 1290/1330
Creator: Maitani, Lorenzo
Description: The relief decoration on the north doors of the Orvieto Cathedral show Adam and Eve eating the forbidden fruit and God discovering them. Large deeply-carved foliage runs across the top of the relief.
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A Bishop Teaching

A Bishop Teaching

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Date: ca. 1470-1490
Creator: Master of the View of Ste Gudule
Description: None
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Doorway decorated with an Annunciation

Doorway decorated with an Annunciation

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Date: 1450-1500
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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House of Jacques Coeur (1395-1456)

House of Jacques Coeur (1395-1456)

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Date: 1443-1451
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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A Bishop Teaching

A Bishop Teaching

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Date: ca. 1470-1490
Creator: Master of the View of Ste Gudule
Description: None
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Education of the Virgin

Education of the Virgin

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Date: [c.1500 - 1600]
Creator: Jean (Guillaumet) de Chartres
Description: None
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A God of the Sea

A God of the Sea

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Date: unknown
Creator: Donatello
Description: The patina on the head is black and the man's gaze is straight up and to the subject's right. The man has a full head of longish hair and a mustache and beard. He appears about middle age. The head is mounted on a cylindrical pedestal base.
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A God of the Sea

A God of the Sea

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Date: unknown
Creator: Donatello
Description: The head is realistically rendered. The man has longish hair and a mustache and beard. The head is mounted on a cylindrical base and the man appears to be about middle age.
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Pieta

Pieta

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Date: 1500~
Creator: Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564
Description: A sculpture of the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of Jesus.
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Young Saint John

Young Saint John

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Date: unknown
Creator: Mino da Fiesole
Description: The marble bust depicts a young man looking to his left. The sculpture is not painted and is set on a marble base the echoes the silhouette of the bottom of the bust. The young boy's hair is curled and his clothing is depicted in detail.
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Mandora

Mandora

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Date: 1420~
Creator: unknown
Description: The narrow body musical instrument has a highly carved body with two standing figures.
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Claviorganum

Claviorganum

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Date: 1598
Creator: Laurentium Hauslaib
Description: The two instruments, an organ and a virginal, are built into a single cabinet.
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Dish (Coppa)

Dish (Coppa)

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Date: 1530
Creator: Andreoli, Giorgio
Description: The dish is decorated with blue, grayish black, greens, yellow, orange, white, with gold and ruby luster. A haloed figure of a woman wearing blue holds an infant, presumably the Virgin Mary and Jesus.
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Bust of a Man Leaning on His Elbow

Bust of a Man Leaning on His Elbow

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Date: 1467
Creator: Lerch, Nicolas
Description: The sculpture depicts an adult man resting his head on his right hand with his elbow resting on his left hand. The bust has a grainy texture, a brown natural color, and is not painted.
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