The English Emblem Tradition

The English Emblem Tradition: Volume 2: P.S. (Paradin), P.S. (Simeoni), Willet, Combe

EDITED BY PETER M. DALY
LESLIE T. DUER
MARY V. SILCOX
CO-EDITOR FOR CLASSICS: BEERT VERSTRAETE
ASSISTED BY RÜDIGER MEYER
Volume: 2
Copyright Date: 1993
Pages: 546
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/j.ctt2ttmf0
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    The English Emblem Tradition
    Book Description:

    Reproduces four late 16th century English emblem books, providing brief critical and bibliographic introductions, translations.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-8116-3
    Subjects: History, Language & Literature

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  3. PREFACE
    (pp. ix-x)
    PMD
  4. INTRODUCTION
    (pp. xi-xviii)

    There has been a veritable renaissance of interest in emblematics, and not merely as an ancillary to the study of the history of art and literature, but also for its own sake. The scope of emblem study is broad indeed, embracing printed books – well over 1,000 were published in over 3,000 editions and printings, and no one even knows how many manuscript collections still exist – and literary and theatrical analogues in all European vernacular languages and Neo-Latin, as well as the whole field of ‘applied emblematics,’ which can take the form of wall and ceiling decoration, painting and portraiture, tapestry,...

  5. THE BOOKS OF EMBLEMS AND IMPRESE
    • P.S., The Heroicall Devises of M. Claudius Paradin [and] The Purtratures or Emblemes of Gabriel Simeon, A Florentine (London: William Kearney, 1591)
      (pp. 3-244)
    • Andrew Willet, Sacrorum Emblematum Centuria Una (Cambridge: John Legate, [1592])
      (pp. 245-324)
    • Thomas Combe, The Theater of Fine Devices [London: Richard Field, 1593?]
      (pp. 325-380)
  6. CONCORDANCES, INDEXES, AND LISTS
    • CONCORDANCES, INDEXES, AND LISTS TO THE IMPRESE OF P.S. (PARADIN)
      (pp. 381-442)
    • CONCORDANCES, INDEXES, AND LISTS TO THE IMPRESE OF P.S. (SIMEONI)
      (pp. 443-460)
    • CONCORDANCES, INDEXES, AND LISTS TO THE EMBLEMS OF ANDREW WILLET
      (pp. 461-500)
    • CONCORDANCES, INDEXES, AND LISTS TO THE EMBLEMS OF THOMAS COMBE
      (pp. 501-546)