The Amorum Emblemata (1608) of Otto Vaenius: An edition with introduction and commentary

Herzog, David Michael (1999) The Amorum Emblemata (1608) of Otto Vaenius: An edition with introduction and commentary. MPhil(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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The goal of this edition of the 1608 Amorum Emblemata of Otto Van Veen (Vaenius) is to provide commentary on each emblem. The sources for mottoes, epigrams, and pictures have been identified as specifically as possible. Pictorial and literary analogues have been indicated, as has material which is analogous in sentiment to the various emblems. Translations have been provided, obscurities explained, and oddities clarified where possible. Biographies of the author and translator are included, as are comments on the book's contents, thematic structure and bibliographical context. The edition is indexed alphabetically by mottoes, sources cited by Vaenius, and motifs.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Keywords: Emblems, love in art, European poetry, 17th century.
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts & Humanities > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Supervisor's Name: Cummings, Dr. Robert
Date of Award: 1999
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1999-71577
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 09:31
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2022 15:10
Thesis DOI: 10.5525/gla.thesis.71577

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