Objects of culture in the literature of imperial Spain /

Collecting and displaying finely crafted objects was a mark of character among the royals and aristocrats in Early Modern Spain: it ranked with extravagant hospitality as a sign of nobility and with virtue as a token of princely power. This book explores how the writers of the period shared the same...

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Other Authors: Barnard, Mary E., 1944-, De Armas, Frederick A., 1945-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2013.
Series:Toronto Iberic.
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Table of Contents:
  • ""Fig. 3 Antonio Pereda. The Knight's Dream [Sueño del Caballero], 1655.""""Fig. 4 Titian. Danaë, 1553'4.""; ""Fig. 5 Marcantonio Raimondi. Death of Lucretia, ca. 1510'11.""; ""Chapter 11""; ""Fig. 1 Title page of the mid-sixteenth-century Portuguese translation of the Oración de la Emparedada.""; ""Chapter 13""; ""Fig. 1 Titian. Bacchus and Ariadne, 1520'3.""; ""Chapter 14""; ""Fig. 1 Justus Tiel. Allegory of the Education of Philip III, 1592.""; ""Fig. 2 Alfonso Sánchez Coello, Isabella Clara Eugenia, and Magdalena Ruiz, 1580.""
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""Chapter 1""; ""Fig. 1 The Abdication of Charles V, engraving, Frans Hogenberg, ca. 1558.""; ""Fig. 2 Surrender of Francis I from the Battle of Pavia tapestry series. Bernaert van Orley, ca. 1528'31.""; ""Fig. 3 The Seignorial Life: Embroidery, ca. 1520.""; ""Fig. 4 Diego Velázquez. Las hilanderas, ca. 1655'60.""; ""Chapter 3""; ""Fig. 1 William Hogarth. Country Inn Yard, 1747.""; ""Fig. 2 Antonio Pereda. Allegory of Vanitas (Allegory of Fleeting Time), ca. 1634.""
  • ""Fig. 3 Alfonso Sánchez Coello. Portrait of Philip II of Spain, 1566.""""Fig. 4 Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (attributed to). The Somerset House Conference, ca. 1604.""; ""Preface""; ""Part One: Objects of Luxury and Power""; ""1 Gifts for the Vicereine of Naples: The Weavings of Garcilaso's Third Eclogue""; ""2 Artful Edifices and the Construction of Identity in Montemayor's Diana and Lope's Arcadia""; ""3 The Artful Gamblers: Wagering Danaë in Cervantes' Don Quixote I.33'35""; ""4 The Things They Carried: Sovereign Objects in Calderón de la Barca's La gran Cenobia""
  • ""5 Beyond Canvas and Paint: Falling Portraits in the Spanish Comedia""""Part Two: The Matter of Words""; ""6 Book Marks: Jerónimo de Aguilar and the Book of Hours""; ""7 Embodying the Visual, Visualizing Sound in Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz's Primero sueño""; ""8 Picaresque Partitions: Spanish Antiheroes and the Material World""; ""9 Francisco de Quevedo and the Poetic Matter of Patronage""; ""Part Three: Objects against Culture""; ""10 Transformation and Transgression at the Banquet Scene in La Celestina""; ""11 The Prayer of the Immured Woman and the Matter of Lazarillo de Tormes""
  • ""12 War and the Material Conditions for Suffering in Cervantes' Numancia""""13 The Goddess, Dionysus, and the Material World in Don Quijote""; ""14 Dismantling Sosiego: Undressing, Dressing, and Cross-Dressing in Mateo Alemán's Guzmán de Alfarache""; ""Contributors""