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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 research check how poets and painters breathed new lifestyles into the story inherited from Homer, Ovid, and others, interpreting the various ways that the tale of Mars, Venus, and
Vulcan used to be disguised, built, extended, mocked, mixed with or performed off opposed to assorted matters, or another way converted with a view to pique the curiosity of successive generations of readers and audience. every one bankruptcy discusses what specific alterations and shifts in emphasis display concerning 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 number of poems via either canonical (Garcilaso de l. a. Vega, Luis de Góngora, Lope de Vega, etc.) and no more famous writers (Juan de los angeles Cueva, Alonso de Castillo Solórzano, Salvador Jacinto Polo de Medina, etc.), and culminating in unique exam of decide on mythological works by way of Philip IV's courtroom painter, Diego
Velázquez, this ebook sheds gentle on questions when it comes to points 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 means of imitation and invention that was once one of
the defining beneficial properties of the Spanish Golden Age.

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