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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jesuits,
  • Emblems -- History and criticism,
  • Emblem books -- History and criticism,
  • Jesuit art

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby G. Richard Dimler.
SeriesAMS studies in the emblem
ContributionsDimler, G. Richard, 1931-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4515.3 b .S78 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3425003M
ISBN 100404637183
LC Control Number2005048194

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proved fundamental to Judy Loach’s groundbreaking studies on the teaching of emblematics and other kinds of symbolic imagery within the first cycle of the ratio studiorum, as also to Ralph Dekoninck’s splendid recent book on the functions of the pictorial imago within the Jesuit imaginary that emblems were seen to order and to mobilize. The Jesuits produced more books on the topic of emblem studies than did any other identifiable group of writers, comprising a vast spectrum of subject matter with a wide diversity of structure and creating an enormous impact on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century culture. Studies in the Jesuit Emblem (review) The essays in this important collection, selected from G. Richard Dimler’s extensive writings on emblematic theory and practice, examine the Author: Walter Melion. Jesuits published more emblematic books than any other group during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. And they were probably more active in both the print and material culture in the Spanish Netherlands than anywhere else. The essays are revised versions of papers presented at the Fourth International Emblem Conference held at Leuven in

Scholars in multiple disciplines now recognize the emblem as a significant expression of the cultural life of the Renaissance and the Baroque, reflecting a panoply of interests ranging from war to love, from religion to philosophy to politics, from the sciences to the occult, from social mores to encyclopedic knowledge, and from serious speculation to entertainment. Companion to emblem studies. Peter Maurice Daly. AMS Press Hungarian Hungary illustrations Imago Figurata Studies imprese included inscriptio interpretation Italian Jeremias Drexel Jesuit emblem books Jesuit Series Johann Johann Arndt Junius Latin Leiden literary literature logo London Low Countries manuscript material culture meaning. Studies, a journal dedicated to Jesuit history and spirituality, is a product of the Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality, whose membership is composed of Jesuits appointed from their provinces in throughout the United States. Studies examines the spiritual doctrine and practice of Society of Jesus through scholarly essays. 53 rows  An emblem book is a book collecting emblems (allegorical illustrations) with .

In addition, the book doubles as a Festschrift, paying homage to that doyen of emblem studies, G. Richard Dimler, S.J., upon whose many indispensable articles on the Jesuit emblem the contributors implicitly draw. As befits the series "Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts," of which it constitutes volume 2. The publication incorporated selected papers concerning the emblematic books published by the Jesuits during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Spanish Netherlands where they were more active than anywhere else. Jesuits published more emblematic books than any other group during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The publication incorporated selected papers concerning the emblematic books published by the Jesuits during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in the Spanish Netherlands where they were more active than anywhere else. Jesuits published more emblematic books than any other group during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. And they were probably more active in . Jesuit Emblem Books: An Overview of Research Past and Present; Jesuit Theory; 1. Humanism and the Rise of the Jesuit Emblem; 2. Imitatio, Innovatio and Jesuit Emblem Theory; 3. Friedrich Spee, Hieronymus Nadal, and the Early Jesuit Emblem Tradition; 4. Jakob Masen's Imago Figurata: From Theory to Practice; 5.