Description - The Italian Renaissance by Paula Findlen
Thirteen of the most important critical essays on the Italian Renaissance are brought together in this volume. * Brings together critical essays on the Italian Renaissance. * Provides an ideal starting point for non--specialists studying this period. * Includes new research as well as classic interpretations. * Editorial apparatus helps students to engage with the material.
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Author Biography - Paula Findlen
Paula Findlen is Professor of Italian History at Stanford University. She has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Nelson Prize from the Renaissance Society of America. Her previous publications include Possessing Nature: Museums, Collecting, and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy (1994), for which she was awarded the 1995 Marraro Prize and the 1996 Pfizer Prize; Merchants and Marvels (2001) with Pamela Smith; and Beyond Florence (2003) with Michelle Fontaine and Duane Osheim. Her most recent book, A Fragmentary Past: The Making of Museums and the Making of the Renaissance, will appear shortly.