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Week 5 Petrarch, death, alienation and the turn inward



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Week 5 Petrarch, death, alienation and the turn inward

(NT)
Reading Proctor, Defining the Humanities, pp. 25-42

Howard, ‘Renaissance world-alienation’ (in Kinsman, 1974).

Petrarch, Letters, I. 1; IV. 12; V. 5; VII. 12; VIII. 7, and p. 182 (IV.2)

Petrarch, Secretum, book 1.

Auerbach, Dante, Poet of the Secular World, p. 176.

Week 6 Art: Getting Perspective (RH)
Reading

Brown, A. (1999) The Renaissance, Harlow, Pearson, pp. 53-61.

Burckhardt, J.(1960) The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, New York: The New American Library, Inc. pp. 121-7; 321.

da Vinci, L. (2008) Leonardo da Vinci, Notebooks, Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 105.

Gombrich, E.H. (1989) The Story of Art, Oxford: Phaidon Press Limited

Vasari, G. (2008) The Lives of the Artists, Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 3-6; 47-58; 277-283.


Wider reading

Hegel, G.W.F. (1974) Hegel’s Aesthetics, Oxford, Oxford Clarendon Press pp872 – 882

Nahm, M. (1975) Readings in philosophy of Art and Aesthetics, London: Englewood Cliffs pp3-5

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~matc/math5.geometry/unit11/unit11.html

Kemp, M. (1990) The Science of Art, Yale University Press

Edgerton, S. (2009) The Mirror, the Window, and the Telescope: How Renaissance Linear Perspective Changed Our Vision of the Universe USA: Cornell University Press

Gombrich, E.H. (2000) Art and Illusion: v. 6: A Study in the Psychology of Pictorial Representation, New Jersey: Princeton University Press

Kemp, M. (2006) Leonardo da Vinci: The Marvellous Works of Nature and Man, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Kemp, M. (2004) Leonardo: revised edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Lester, T. (2011) Da Vinci's Ghost: The untold story of Vitruvian Man, London: Profile Books Ltd

Mcewen, I.K. (2003) Vitruvius: Writing the Body of Architecture, USA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vitruvius (2009) On Architecture, London: Penguin Group

Vasari, G. (2008) The Lives of the Artists, Oxford, Oxford University Press




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