New PDF release: A Guide to Neo-Latin Literature

By Victoria Moul

ISBN-10: 1107029295

ISBN-13: 9781107029293

Latin was once for plenty of centuries the typical literary language of Europe, and Latin literature of titanic variety, stylistic strength and social and political value used to be produced all through Europe and past from the time of Petrarch (c.1400) good into the eighteenth century. this can be the 1st to be had paintings dedicated in particular to the large wealth and diversity of neo-Latin literature, and gives either crucial heritage to the knowledge of this fabric and 16 chapters via prime students that are dedicated to person types. each one contributor relates quite a lot of attention-grabbing yet now little-known texts to the handful of extra primary Latin works of the interval, equivalent to Thomas More's Utopia, Milton's Latin poetry and the works of Petrarch and Erasmus. All Latin is translated in the course of the volume.

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