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Download E-books Typology and Iconography in Donne, Herbert, and Milton: Fashioning the Self after Jeremiah PDF

By Reuben Sánchez

This publication analyzes the iconographic traditions of Jeremiah and of depression to teach how Donne, Herbert, and Milton every one models himself after the icons provided in Rembrandt's Jeremiah Lamenting the Destruction of Jerusalem , Sluter's sculpture of Jeremiah within the good of Moses, and Michelangelo's fresco of Jeremiah within the Sistine Chapel.

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Download E-books Krankheitskonstruktionen und Krankheitstreiberei: Die Renaissance der soziologischen Psychiatriekritik PDF

By Dr. Michael Dellwing, Martin Harbusch (auth.), Michael Dellwing, Martin Harbusch (eds.)

Die Psychiatrie gehörte einmal zu den prominentesten Zielen soziologischer Kritik: Die Subjektivierung und Verkörperlichung von Interaktionsproblemen als objektive „Krankheitszustände“ konnte aus
soziologischer Perspektive lange nur als simplistische Verkürzung
komplexer sozialer Prozesse auffallen. Inzwischen sind aus den united states zunehmend kritische Stellungnahmen innerhalb der Psychiatrie aufgekommen. Im vorliegenden Band suchen prominente internationale Diskussionsteilnehmer aus Soziologie, Psychologie und Psychiatrie Auswege aus der biomedizinischen Vereinfachung komplexer sozialer Probleme und Konflikte.

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Download E-books Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print PDF

What does it suggest to writer a bit of track? What transforms the functionality scripts written down by means of musicians into authored books? during this attention-grabbing cultural background of Western music’s edition to print, Kate van Orden seems to be at how musical authorship first built during the medium of printing. whilst song printing started within the 16th century, book didn't consistently contain the composer: printers used the names of well-known composers to industry books that may contain little or none in their track. Publishing sacred track may be career-building for a composer, whereas a few sorts of well known tune proved too mild to aid a name in print, regardless of how fast they bought. Van Orden addresses the complexities that arose for track and musicians within the burgeoning cultures of print, concluding that authoring books of polyphony received purely asymmetric cultural traction throughout a century during which composers have been nonetheless at first performers.

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Download E-books The Renaissance Computer: Knowledge Technology in the First Age of Print PDF

Within the 15th century the printing press used to be the 'new technology'. the 1st ever details revolution all started with the arrival of the broadcast ebook, allowing Renaissance students to formulate new methods of setting up and disseminating knowledge.
As early as 1500 there have been already 20 million books in stream in Europe. How did this quick explosion of principles impression upon the evolution of latest disciplines?
The Renaissance Computer appears to be like on the attention-grabbing improvement of recent tools of data garage and retrieval which happened on the very starting of print tradition. And it asks a few the most important questions on the highbrow stipulations of our personal electronic age. a blinding array of top specialists in Renaissance tradition discover themes of pressing importance this day, including:
* the contribution of information applied sciences to country formula and nationwide identity
*the impression of multimedia, orality and reminiscence on education
*the significance of the visible exhibit of data and the way se's replicate and direct methods of considering.

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Download E-books Landmarks of the Persian Renaissance (Monumental Funerary Architecture in Iran Central Asia) PDF

By Michailidis, Melanie,

This learn investigates the surprising proliferation of mausolea in Iran and significant Asia within the 10th and 11th centuries and the way their buyers, secular rulers of Iranian descent, drew at the pre-Islamic previous in new methods particular to every sector. Mausolea developed within the 10th and 11th centuries have a large geographical unfold throughout modem Iran and the ex-Soviet imperative Asian republics. in spite of the fact that, the monuments take diversified kinds: the tomb tower and the domed sq.. There are formal and practical alterations and a unique geographical distribution, with the earliest tomb towers centred within the inaccessible Alborz Mountains in northern Iran. This distant zone had a truly assorted ancient trajectory from that of imperative Asia, the place the earliest extant domed sq. mausolea can be found. Historians of structure have frequently famous that convinced good points noticeable in those mausolea have a few imprecise reference to the pre-Islamic prior, yet this connection hasn't ever been accurately outlined or defined; I argue that the cultural dynamics which led to specific architectural types have been very varied in those areas: pre-Islamic Iranian traditions have been selectively endured within the Caspian zone of northern Iran, while different components of the Iranian previous have been consciously revived in relevant Asia. of the mausolea that I learn, the Samanid mausoleum and the Gunbad-i Qabus, are recognized monuments which look in almost each survey of Islamic paintings, while many of the others are virtually thoroughly unknown.

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Download E-books Embodiment and Mechanisation: Reciprocal Understandings of Body and Machine from the Renaissance to the Present PDF

By Daniel Black

Drawing on philosophical, neurological and cultural solutions to the query of what constitutes a physique, this booklet explores the interplay among mechanistic ideals approximately human our bodies and the successive applied sciences that experience validated and illustrated those ideals. whilst, it attracts upon more moderen views on know-how and embodied human concept that allows you to spotlight the restrictions and inadequacies of such ideals and recommend replacement views. In so doing, it offers a place from which generally held assumptions approximately our courting with know-how may be understood and wondered, via either exhibiting how those presuppositions have emerged and constructed, and reading the level to which they're established upon our clutch of particular applied sciences. Illustrated with examples from the Renaissance and Enlightenment sessions, in addition to the economic age and the new eras of informatics, gene technology and nanotechnology, Embodiment and Mechanisation highlights the ways that technological alterations have ended in shifts within the definition of computer and physique, investigating their shared underlying trust that every one subject could be decreased to a standard substance. From clockwork and cadavers to engines and effort, this quantity unearths our long-standing fascination with and enduring dedication to the concept our bodies are machines and that machines are in a few experience our bodies. As such, it's going to attract students around the humanities and social sciences with pursuits within the sociology of technology and know-how, embodiment, cultural experiences and the background of rules.

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Download E-books English Renaissance Drama (Wiley Blackwell Guides to Literature) PDF

By Peter Womack

The ebook considers the London theatrical tradition which took form within the 1570s and got here to an result in 1642.

  • Places emphasis on these performs which are available in smooth variations and will occasionally to be obvious in glossy productions, together with Shakespeare.
  • Provides scholars with the historic, literary and theatrical contexts they should make experience of Renaissance drama.
  • Includes a sequence of brief biographies of playwrights in this period.
  • Features shut analyses of greater than 20 performs, each one of which attracts consciousness to what makes a specific play fascinating and identifies correct serious questions.
  • Examines early smooth drama when it comes to its attribute activities, corresponding to cuckolding, flattering, swaggering, going mad, and emerging from the dead.

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Download E-books Word Of God & The Languages Of Man: Interpreting Nature In Early Modern Science And Medicine Volume I, Ficino To Descartes (Science & Literature) PDF

By James J. Bono

This remarkably formidable paintings relates adjustments in medical and scientific concept through the clinical Revolution (circa 1500–1700) to the emergence of latest rules and practices for analyzing language, texts, and nature. a useful background of principles in regards to the nature of language in this interval, The be aware of God and the Languages of Man additionally explores the broader cultural origins and impression of those rules. Its extensive and deeply complicated photo of a profound sociocultural and highbrow transformation will regulate our definition of the medical revolution.
    James J. Bono exhibits how the hot interpretive ideas and medical practices of the 16th and 17th centuries developed in accordance with new perspectives of the connection among the “Word of God” and the “Languages of guy” fostered by way of Renaissance Humanism, Neoplatonism, magic, and either the reformed and radical branches of Protestantism. He strains the cultural results of those rules within the suggestion and paintings of significant and minor actors within the clinical revolution—from Ficino and Paracelsus to Francis Bacon and Descartes. by means of contemplating those common philosophers in gentle in their personal highbrow, non secular, philosophical, cultural, linguistic, and specifically narrative frameworks, Bono indicates a brand new approach of viewing the sociocultural dynamics of medical switch within the pre–modern period—and finally, a brand new means of figuring out the character and background of medical idea. The narrative configuration he proposes offers a strong substitute to the longstanding “revolutionary” metaphor of the background of the clinical revolution.

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