Patrons and patron saints in early modern English literature

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English literature, Saints in literature, History and criticism, Religion and literature, Authors and patrons, Christian patron saints, Literary patrons, Hi
Statementby Alison A. Chapman
SeriesRoutledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture -- 21
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LC ClassificationsPR428.P37 C53 2012
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25361819M
ISBN 139780415656849, 9780203077542
LC Control Number2012023848

Saints had been the ideal -- and idealized -- patrons of the medieval world and remained so for early modern English recusants. As a result, their legends and iconographies provided early modern Protestant authors with the perfect tool for thinking about the urgent and complex question of who owed allegiance to whom in a rapidly changing by: 8.

Saints had been the ideal -- and idealized -- patrons of the medieval world and remained so for early modern English recusants. As a result, their legends and iconographies provided early modern Protestant authors with the perfect tool for thinking about the urgent and complex question of who owed allegiance to whom in a rapidly changing world.

Saints had been the ideal -- and idealized -- patrons of the medieval world and remained so for early modern English recusants. As a result, their legends and iconographies provided early modern Protestant authors with the perfect tool for thinking about the urgent and complex question of who owed allegiance to whom in a rapidly changing cturer: Routledge.

Saints had been the ideal -- and idealized -- patrons of the medieval world and remained so for early modern English recusants.

As a result, their legends and iconographies provided early modern. Saints had been the ideal -- and idealized -- patrons of the medieval world and remained so for early modern English recusants. As a result, their legends and iconographies provided early modern Protestant authors with the perfect tool for thinking about the urgent and complex question of who owed allegiance to whom in a rapidly changing : Taylor And Francis.

Patrons and patron saints in early modern English literature book Chapman argues that this elision of patron saints and patron lords remained a distinctive feature of the early modern English imagination and that it is central to some of the key works of literature in the period.

Writers like Jonson, Shakespeare, Spenser, Drayton, Donne and, Milton all use medieval patron saints in order to represent and. This book visits the fact that, in the pre-modern world, saints and lords served structurally similar roles, acting as patrons to those beneath them on the spiritual or social ladder with the word "patron" used to designate both types of.

Review of Alison A. Chapman, Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature (London: Routledge, ), Sixteenth Century Journal (Fall, ). The book “Patron Saints and Saintly Patronage in Early Modern Central Europe” was prepared with the support of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic, project S, “Bohemical Hagiography of.

This is a list of patron saints of occupations and activities or of groups of people with a common occupation or activity. Adrian of Nicomedia – arms dealers Bede – historians and English writers; Benedict of Nursia – farmers, farmhands, engineers, architects.

Saints Cyril and Methodius "Saints Cyril and Methodius holding the Cyrillic alphabet," a mural by Bulgarian iconographer Z. Zograf,Troyan Monastery Bishops and Confessors; Equals to the Apostles; Patrons of Europe; Apostles to the Slavs Born or and Thessalonica, Byzantine Empire (present-day Greece) Died () 14 February and () 6 April Rome.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The patrons of heaven and earth --National saints and The faerie queene --Jonson's hagiographic parody --Saints, guilds, and players in Shakespeare's histories --Drayton, the Middle Ages, and the genii loci --Donne's hagiographic tolerance --Milton and the border saints.

Identification. Saint Valentine does not occur in the earliest list of Roman martyrs, the Chronography ofalthough the patron of the Chronography's compilation was a wealthy Roman Christian named Valentinus.

However, it is found in the Martyrologium Hieronymianum, which was compiled between and from earlier local sources.

The feast of St. Valentine of February 14 was first. Patrons and patron saints in early modern english literature. This book visits the fact that, in the pre-modern world, saints and lords served structurally similar roles, acting as patrons to.

Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature. New York: Routledge, Google Scholar. Cumming, Valerie.

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The Painted Body in Early English Drama. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, Google Scholar. eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies Literature, Cultural and Media Studies. Considerable scholarship has explored the roles of nun-patrons in early-modern Italy and northern Europe.

Notably, the Franciscan nuns of Sant’Antonio of Padua in Perugia commissioned Raphael to paint the altarpiece Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints (c), the main panel of which is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In an interesting observation about female patronage and.

Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature Routledge January 1, This book visits the fact that, in the pre-modern world, saints and lords served structurally similar roles, Title: Professor and Chair, UAB. The age of early printing: – Before the invention of printing, the number of manuscript books in Europe could be counted inafter only 50 years of printing, there were more than 9, books.

These figures indicate the impact of the press, the rapidity with which it spread, the need for an artificial script, and the vulnerability of written culture up to that time.

Another good example is Saint Lydwina: She took a nasty fall on the ice that left her a lifelong invalid, and so Lydwina is the patron saint of ice skaters.

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Divorced and Single Mothers. Going back to the discussion of patron saints for modern causes, we’ll begin with Saint Helen (). Here are six patron saints for modern situations. Benedict Joseph Labre: Patron Saint of Homelessness and Poverty The homeless and downtrodden can turn to St.

Benedict. GreekLiterary patronage in Greece is associated chiefly with autocratic rulers (though in Classical Athens the choregia was a kind of democratization of the patronage principle).

The tyrants of Corinth, Pisistratid Athens, Samos, and the Greek cities of Sicily were notable examples, patronizing such writers as Arion, Alcman, Anacreon, Pindar, Simonides, and Bacchylides. It seems fair to argue, as Chapman does here, that the legend of St. George in Book I of The Faerie Queene does not “open up supernatural avenues of assistance” to its readers.

And yet the!!!!. 5!Chapman, Alison A. Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature. New York: Routledge, Print.

Meanwhile, however, patrons were expected to provide a range of goods and services including food (which was often traded for cash) and legal counsel. There was also patronage in the arts where a patron provided the wherewithal to allow the artist to create in comfort.

The work of art or book would be dedicated to the patron. Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English This book visits the fact that, in the pre-modern world, saints and lords served structurally similar roles, acting as patrons to those beneath them on the spiritual or social ladder with the word patron used to designate both types of.

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Among the greatest patrons in 15th-century Florence were members of the powerful Medici family, who ruled as princes, though the city was, in name, a republic.

The works in this tour date from the time of Lorenzo de' Medici, the Magnificent, whom Machiavelli called "the greatest patron of literature and art that any prince has ever been.". However, Saatchi will always be best known for his connection with the Young British Artists of whom he was a key patron (part of his collection made up.

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This volume presents the first translation of Matthew Paris’s Vie de seint Auban, the great thirteenth-century chronicler’s life of the patron saint of his own monastery of St. Albans. In addition to its role within the monastery, this key text in Paris’s canon was aimed at elite lay patrons.

Patron saints are chosen as special protectors or guardians over areas of life. These areas can include occupations, illnesses, churches, countries, causes -- anything that is important to us. The earliest records show that people and churches were named after apostles and martyrs as early as the.

The late Middle Ages and early modern era were times of great religious piety in which Christian teaching and the Church played an important role.

The everyday life of the common people was however still dominated by rituals of popular belief: people went to church rather irregularly, while they clung to symbolic rituals such as the wearing of magical items (for example.

Medieval and early modern Italy's burgeoning cult of saints has stimulated numerous recent studies written from social, religious, feminist, and urbanistic perspectives.

Here, Diana Webb returns to politics to examine the role of patron and other saints' cults in the development of Italian civic culture in a manner reminiscent of but much.Patrons as influencers.

Patrons also set fashions for style and subject matter. Importing artists and artworks from distant lands could show off one’s sophistication and introduce new styles, techniques, and subjects to local audiences.

Artists and art traveled widely during this period, and exchanges across Europe and beyond were common.Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, was an English nobleman who would probably have been forgotten had it not been for one distinction – the fact he was Shakespeare’s patron.

Tw o of Shakespeare’s long poems were dedicated to Henry Wriothesley, who became a patron of Shakespeare, and some scholars also believe that he is the.