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By Oliver J. Noble-Wood

ISBN-10: 0198707355

ISBN-13: 9780198707356

A story Blazed via Heaven examines advancements within the illustration of the classical story of Mars, Venus, and Vulcan within the literature and portray of the Golden Age of Spain (c.1526-1681). Anchored in shut research of person fundamental texts, the 5 chapters that contain this examine determine how poets and painters breathed new lifestyles into the story inherited from Homer, Ovid, and others, reading many of the ways that the tale of Mars, Venus, and
Vulcan was once disguised, constructed, extended, mocked, mixed with or performed off opposed to various matters, or another way changed so one can pique the curiosity of successive generations of readers and audience. each one bankruptcy discusses what specific alterations and shifts in emphasis demonstrate in regards to the story itself,
specific renderings, the goals and intentions of person poets and painters, and the broader context of the literary and visible tradition of Early sleek Spain. Discussing a variety of poems via either canonical (Garcilaso de los angeles Vega, Luis de Góngora, Lope de Vega, etc.) and not more famous writers (Juan de l. a. Cueva, Alonso de Castillo Solórzano, Salvador Jacinto Polo de Medina, etc.), and culminating in specified exam of opt for mythological works by way of Philip IV's court docket painter, Diego
Velázquez, this publication sheds gentle on questions when it comes to facets of classical reception within the Renaissance, the increase of particular poetic types (epic, mock-epic, burlesque, etc.), the interaction among the sister arts of poetry and portray, and the continuous technique of imitation and invention that was once one of
the defining gains of the Spanish Golden Age.

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