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By Helmut Pfeiffer,Irene Fantappiè,Tobias Roth

‘Rewriting’ is without doubt one of the most vital yet while essentially the most elusive recommendations of literary scholarship. in an effort to give a contribution to a different reassessment of the sort of inspiration, this quantity investigates quite a lot of medieval and early glossy literary modifications, specifically targeting texts (and contexts) of Italian and French Renaissance literature. the 1st portion of the booklet, "Rewriting", gathers essays which learn medieval and early glossy rewritings whereas additionally mentioning the theoretical implications raised by way of such texts. the second one half, "Rewritings in Early glossy Literature", collects contributions which account for various practices of rewriting within the Italian and French Renaissance, for example by means of analysing dynamics of repetition and duplication, verbatim replica and unfastened transforming, textual construction and authorial self-fashioning, alterity and identification, replication and multiplication. the amount strives at laying off gentle at the complexity of the connection among early sleek and historical literature, completely summed up within the motto written by way of Pietro Aretino in a letter to his pal the painter Giulio Romano in 1542: "Essere modernamente antichi e anticamente moderni".

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