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By Unn Falkeid,Aileen A. Feng

even though Gaspara Stampa (1523?-1554) has been well-known as one of many maximum and so much inventive poets and musicians of the Italian Renaissance, scholarship on her paintings has been unusually scarce and uncoordinated. lately, serious awareness in the direction of her paintings has elevated, yet previously there were no anthologies committed completely to Stampa. Rethinking Gaspara Stampa within the Canon of Renaissance Poetry goals to set a origin for additional Stampa experiences via accounting for her contributions to literature, track background, gender reviews, the background of rules, philosophy, and different parts of severe concept. This quantity brings jointly a global staff of interdisciplinary students who hire assorted methodologies to discover a number of elements of Stampa’s paintings in discussion with the latest scholarship within the box. The chapters emphasize the various ways that Stampa’s poetry engages with a number of cultural pursuits of early glossy Italy and Europe, together with: Ficinian and Renaissance Neoplatonism, male-authored writing approximately ladies, Longinus’s conception of the elegant, the formation of writing groups, the rediscovery of Aristotle’s writings, and the reimagined relation among human and normal worlds. Taken as an entire, this quantity provides a wealthy advent to, and interdisciplinary research of, Gaspara Stampa’s effect on Renaissance culture.

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