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This ebook, written by means of eighteen experts, offers with the reception of Greek and Latin tradition in France within the 16th and 17th centuries. it really is meant for these drawn to classical affects on French belles-lettres and visible arts. Readers will enjoy the finished surveys supplied by means of experts on subject matters as diversified because the function of French travelers to classical lands in remodeling perceptible fact into narrative textuality, Jacques Amyot's contribution to the reinvention of the radical within the West and the impression of historical legislations in France. significant literary genres and issues, philosophy, significant writers, early French humanists and Hellenists and the visible arts all obtain precise, updated remedy. individuals comprise: Olga Augustinos, Alain Billault, Jean Braybrook, Paola Cifarelli, Michele Ducos, Sue Farquhar, Philip Ford, A. Trevor Hodge, George Huppert, Gillian Jondorf, John Parkin, Laurence Plazenet, Patricia Rosenmeyer, Ofelia Salgado, Gerald Sandy, Alison Saunders, Douglas Thomson, and Valerie Worth-Stylianou."

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