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By Lauren McGuire Jennings

ISBN-10: 1472418883

ISBN-13: 9781472418883

The metaphor of marriage frequently describes the connection among poetry and tune in either medieval and glossy writing. whereas the troubadours stand out for his or her tendency to blur the excellence among conversing and making a song, among poetry and tune, a definite measure of semantic slippage extends into the area of Italian literature by using style names like canzone, sonetto, and ballata. but, sarcastically, students have regularly pointed out a 'divorce' among song and poetry because the defining function of early Italian lyric. Senza Vestimenta reintegrates poetic and musical traditions in past due medieval Italy via a clean assessment of greater than fifty literary resources transmitting Trecento track texts. those manuscripts were lengthy famous through musicologists, yet before they've been used to strengthen instead of to debunk the concept that so-called 'poesia according to musica' used to be relegated to the margins of poetic creation. Jennings revises this view by means of exploring how scribes and readers interacted with tune as a essentially interdisciplinary paintings shape inside of a huge diversity of literary settings. Her research sheds mild at the broader cultural international surrounding the reception of the Italian ars nova repertoire via uncovering new, varied readers starting from prosperous retailers to modest artisans.

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