Cervantes, Raphael and the Classics

Cervantes, Raphael and the Classics

by Frederick A. de Armas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521593026

ISBN-13: 9780521593021

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Praise for the Newbery Honor book, The Golden Goblet

"Exceptionally vivid, swiftpaced, and stirring."--The Horn Book

"An exhilarating story of the arduous fulfillment of a boy's dream . . . We are given a most worthy hero in Ranofer, one who struggles with his own fears and ideals, who smarts under his own cowardice, but who finds the power to

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Praise for the Newbery Honor book, The Golden Goblet

"Exceptionally vivid, swiftpaced, and stirring."--The Horn Book

"An exhilarating story of the arduous fulfillment of a boy's dream . . . We are given a most worthy hero in Ranofer, one who struggles with his own fears and ideals, who smarts under his own cowardice, but who finds the power to rise to his own strength. This plus the vividly detailed setting make the book an excellent choice."--Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521593021
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Latin American and Iberian Literature Series, #12
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface; 1. The politics of imitation; 2. Raphael: a Vatican of the mind; 3. Raphael: the archaeology of power; 4. Giulio Romano: remembering Rome; 5. Aeschylus: praising the enemy; 6. Homer: an epic contest; 7. Virgil: prophesying Empire; 8. Lucan: the necromancy of imitation; 9. Contaminatio: epic flames/textual ashes; 10. Cicero/Macrobius: intimations of immortality; Notes; Works sited; Index.

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