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Essays on the Spread of Humanistic and Renaissance Literary Civilization in the Slavic World (15th-17th Century)

  • Edited by:
  • Giovanna Siedina,

The essays gathered in this volume are devoted to different aspects of the reception of Humanism and the Renaissance in Slavic countries. They mark the beginning of a dialogue among scholars of different Slavic languages and literatures, in search of the ways in which the entire Slavic world – albeit to varying degrees – has participated from the very beginning in European cultural transformations, and not simply by sharing some characteristics of the new currents, but by building a new identity in harmony with the changes of the time. By overcoming the dominant paradigm, which sees all cultural manifestations as part of a separate ‘national’ linguistic, literary and artistic canon, this volume is intended to be the first step in outlining some ideas and suggestions in view of the creation, in the future, of an atlas that maps the relevance of Humanism and the Renaissance in the Slavic world.

  • Keywords:
  • Humanism,
  • the Renaissance,
  • Slavic literatures,
  • Atlas of the Renaissance,
  • Early-Modern Literature,
  • Neo-Latin Literature,
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Giovanna Siedina

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-3336-552X

Giovanna Siedina is professor of Russian at the University of Florence. She has done research in the fields of 18th century Russian lexicography and of early-modern and 18th-19th centuries Ukrainian Literature. Her interests mainly lie in the reception of classical authors, especially Horace, in Ukrainian and Russian literature, and 16th-18th centuries Ukrainian Neo-Latin literature. Giovanna Siedina is also involved in the Russian language portion of the multilingual research project “Lessico dei Beni Culturali” and she does research in this field.
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Book Title

Essays on the Spread of Humanistic and Renaissance Literary Civilization in the Slavic World (15th-17th Century)

Editors

Giovanna Siedina

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Publication Year

2020

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© 2020 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-5518-198-3

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978-88-5518-198-3

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Biblioteca di Studi Slavistici

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2612-7687

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2612-7679

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