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Author Vossius, Gerardus Joannes, 1577-1649.

Title Poeticarum institutionum libri tres = Institutes of poetics in three parts / edition, translation and commentary by Jan Bloemendal ; in collaboration with Edwin Rabbie
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2010


Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xii, 2189 pages)) : illustrations
Series Mittellateinische Studien und Texte, 0076-9754 ; v. 41
Mittellateinische Studien und Texte ; Bd. 41.
Summary This is a new critical edition (in two volumes) of Vossius' Latin Poeticae institutiones, with a translation in English, an introduction, annotations and a commentary. In 1647 the Amsterdam professor Gerardus Vossius published his main work on poetics, Poeticarum institutionum libri III, which can be considered as an important result of the Dutch Golden Age. In the same year two shorter works appeared, De artis poeticae natura ac constitutione, which is an introduction to the main work, and De imitatione, which elaborates on two aspects of poetics: imitation and recitation. These are added in appendices, also with a translation, but without a commentary. Now this important early modern work on the making of poetry (labeled by Sellin as 'The last of the Renaissance monsters') is made available also for readers without Latin.--Publisher's website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Vossius, Gerardus Joannes, 1577-1649. Poeticarum institutionum libri tres.
Subject Poetics -- Early works to 1800
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Bloemendal, Jan, 1961-
Rabbie, Edwin, 1957-
ISBN 9789004184091
Other Titles Poeticarum institutionum libri tres. English & Latin
Institutes of poetics in three parts