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poesia

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(Italian, ‘poem’, ‘poetry’; ‘dream, fancy’)

A term used in the Renaissance to describe paintings inspired by the myths, fables, and legends related by the classical authors. Some...

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Poesia

Patricia Emison.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 1127 words.

Term used in the art theory of the Italian Renaissance for a work inspired by the myths, fables and legends related by ancient authors such as Ovid, Virgil and Apuleius. It may be...

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Poesia giocosa

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(both designations are modern), emerges in Italy in the later 13th c. as a consciously parodic response to the linguistic and thematic conventions of serious love poetry (poesia aulica),...

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poesia

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(Italian, ‘poem’, ‘poetry’; ‘dream, fancy’)

A term used in the Renaissance to describe paintings inspired by the myths, fables, and legends related by the classical authors. Some...

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Poesia

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Forms of the learned Latin term poesis (from Greek poiésis, the noun from poiéin, ‘to make’) enter the vernacular in the 13th c., referring, like poeta, to higher forms of ...

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poesia

Michael Clarke and Deborah Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 85 words.

(Italian, ‘poem’, ‘poetry’; ‘dream, fancy’)

A term used in the *Renaissance to describe paintings inspired by the myths, fables,

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Poesia

Nella Giannetto.

in The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 216 words.

Forms of the learned Latin term poesis (from Greek poiésis, the noun from poiéin, ‘to make’) enter the

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Poesia

Edited by Peter Hainsworth and David Robey.

in The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 5 words.

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poesia

Helen Langdon.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 130 words.

(Italian: poetry), a genre of painting based on the myths and legends familiar from such poets as Ovid. There

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Aulica, poesia

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Poetry in the high style, serious love poetry, from the Latin word for ‘courtly’; Dante uses the term aulicum to characterize the ‘illustrious’ vernacular that is the subject of his De...

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Aulica, poesia

Edited by Peter Hainsworth and David Robey.

in The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 36 words.

Poetry in the high style, serious love poetry, from the Latin word for ‘courtly’; Dante uses the term aulicum to

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