The Resource Voices and texts in early modern Italian society, edited by Stefano Dall'Aglio, Brian Richardson, and Massimo Rospocher

Voices and texts in early modern Italian society, edited by Stefano Dall'Aglio, Brian Richardson, and Massimo Rospocher

Label
Voices and texts in early modern Italian society
Title
Voices and texts in early modern Italian society
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stefano Dall'Aglio, Brian Richardson, and Massimo Rospocher
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book studies the uses of orality in Italian society, across all classes, from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, with an emphasis on the interrelationships between oral communication and the written word. The Introduction provides an overview of the topic as a whole and links the chapters together. Part 1 concerns public life in the states of northern, central, and southern Italy. The chapters examine a range of performances that used the spoken word or song: concerted shouts that expressed the feelings of the lower classes and were then recorded in writing; the proclamation of state policy by town criers; songs that gave news of executions; the exercise of power relations in society as recorded in trial records; and diplomatic orations and interactions. Part 2 centres on private entertainments. It considers the practices of the performance of poetry sung in social gatherings and on stage with and without improvisation; the extent to which lyric poets anticipated the singing of their verse and collaborated with composers; performances of comedies given as dinner entertainments for the governing body of republican Florence; and a reading of a prose work in a house in Venice, subsequently made famous through a printed account. Part 3 concerns collective religious practices. Its chapters study sermons in their own right and in relation to written texts, the battle to control spaces for public performance by civic and religious authorities, and singing texts in sacred spaces
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
850.9/005
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4080
LC item number
.V65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DallAglio, Stefano
  • Richardson, Brian
  • Rospocher, Massimo
  • EBSCOhost
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Italian literature
  • Italian literature
  • Oral tradition
  • Oral communication
  • Language and culture
Label
Voices and texts in early modern Italian society, edited by Stefano Dall'Aglio, Brian Richardson, and Massimo Rospocher
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1427573
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317000990
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40026693534
Label
Voices and texts in early modern Italian society, edited by Stefano Dall'Aglio, Brian Richardson, and Massimo Rospocher
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1427573
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317000990
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40026693534

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