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Scholars' Bedlam: Menippean Satire in the Renaissance
This study acknowledges the influence of certain classical authors, especially Lucian, on the revival of Menippean form in the Renaissance, and also seeks to explain the popularity of the MenippeanExpand
The negative dialectic of Lorenzo Valla: a study in the pathology of opposition
Quis unquam de scientia quapiam atque arte composuit, quin superiores reprehenderet? Alioouin que causa scibendi foret. nisi aliorum aut errataaut omissa aut redundantia castigandi? (Valla, Letter toExpand
Patrician Sages and the Humanist Cynic: Francesco Filelfo and the Ethics of World Citizenship*
Abstract The fifteenth-century humanist Francesco Filelfo (1398–1481) spent much of the period from 1429 to 1444 involved with Florentine politics, becoming a strong advocate on behalf of theExpand
Leonardo Bruni and the Poetics of Sovereignty
Abstract Leonardo Bruni’s well-known oration, the Laudatio Florentinae urbis, has long stood at the center of discussions on the emergence of the modern republican state. Recent historiographicalExpand
Acrylic Painting and Gold Leaf on 4 Colour Screen Print on 300gsm Somerset Cotton in collaboration with a series by William Blanchard. Blanchard's original artwork is a 3D collage reproduced as aExpand