«Poesis Artificiosa»: Between Theory and Practice by Agnieszka Borysowska«Poesis Artificiosa»: Between Theory and Practice by Agnieszka Borysowska

«Poesis Artificiosa»: Between Theory and Practice

EditorAgnieszka Borysowska, Barbara Milewska-Wazbinska

Hardcover | November 20, 2013

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Poesis artificiosa was known in the literary heritage of ancient Greeks and Romans, and in the Far and Middle East. Its tradition was preserved in the Middle Ages and practiced later. Poesis artificiosa gained an unprecedented popularity in the Baroque – a period most inclined towards all manner of special effects. The aim of this book is to present problems related to the Neo-Latin pattern poetry created from the 15th to the 18th century in Central Europe, mainly in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, German Pomerania, and Silesia. In the initial chapters, the authors discuss the practical application of pattern poetry in religious works, in compositions intended for the commemoration of the departed, and in poems featuring panegyric content. The remaining chapters refer to its theoretical aspects.
Agnieszka Borysowska is Librarian in the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books of Ksiaznica Pomorska and Senior Lecturer at the University of Szczecin (Poland). Barbara Milewska-Wazbinska is Professor at the Institute of Classical Studies at the University of Warsaw (Poland). Her main fields of interest are Neo-Latin literature and...
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Title:«Poesis Artificiosa»: Between Theory and PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:November 20, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Rafal Wójcik: Early Fifteenth Century Acrostics in the Cistercian Codex from Rudy – Angelika Modlinska-Piekarz: Some Example of Metrical Virtuosity: Poetic Psalm Paraphrase of Caspar Cunradus – Jaroslaw Nowaszczuk: The Judas the Traitor Epigrammatic Cycle: Introduction into Jacob Masen’s Theory of the Argutia Sources – Anna Kapuscinska/Piotr Urbanski: Poesis Artificiosa ad Gloriam Dei: Paul Zacharias and His Disticha Sacra – Magdalena Górska: Emblematics towards Visual Poetry: The Example of the Via triumphalis Polonorum et Svecorum Regem ... Vladislaum IV ... celebrata ... ducens ... (1634) – Agnieszka Borysowska: Pomeranian Poets about their Dead Rulers: Elaborate Forms in Seventeenth Century Funeral Poetry – Elwira Buszewicz: The Dead Persons, Lapidary Letters, Immortal Memory: Atoms of the Poesis Artificiosa in the Church of St. Casimir the Prince, Kraków – Bartlomiej Czarski/Barbara Milewska-Wazbinska: Pattern Heraldic Forms in Old Polish Literature: Inspirations, Realizations, Functions – Magdalena Piskala: Chronograms in the Poetry of Maurycy Kielkowski and Other Poets of the Saxon Period in Poland – Jakub Niedzwiedz: The Theory of Poesis Artificiosa in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (1660–1760) – Maciej Pieczynski: Ars Combinatoria as a Poetics On the Presence of Combinatorial Structures in the Late-Baroque Artificial Poetry – Piotr Rypson: Around the Proteus Poem.