By Va Knapp, G. Bor T. Sk S., Eva Knapp

This monograph makes an attempt to offer a accomplished photograph of 1 of the preferred didactic and symbolic varieties of literary expression within the Renaissance and Baroque Hungary. It seems to be on the impact of emblematics upon literary thought, upon assorted genres comparable to epigrams, dramas, sermons, biographies of saints, and upon the advantageous arts. The authors difficult a typology of logo books and emblematic prints, study the function of schooling within the transmission of the shape, and examine the English reception of a past due humanist logo e-book by way of an Hungarian writer. they think about either the content material and visual appeal of that fabric in addition to the altering constructions and capabilities, and old and overseas affects.

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Lackner Kristóf és kora (1571-1631) (Sopron 1972). 32 The principal feature of Lackner's other emblematic works is the large number of so-called hieroglyphic emblems< he includes, as well as the local and personal elements contained in his interpretations. In the lengthy prose essays he wrote explaining the emblems, he develops moral, pedagogical, and other ideas, some of them involving such marginal disciplines as military science. 51 One feature common to both Zsámboky's and Lackner's theoretical remarks is that both wanted to stimulate further works of art.

B. Köpeczi & A. Tarnai (Budapest & Vienna 1988), 119-79. esp. 137; Imre Bán, >Losontzi István poétikája és a kései magyar barokk kôltészet<, Studia Litteraria II (1964), 29-42. >Poeta Adolescens animum utiliter relaxans, eruditis artificijs, et innocentibus lusibus occupatur<, Moesch, Vita poetica (see note 16), 129. Knapp, >A jezsuita< (see note 3), 601-04. Moesch, Vita poetica (see note 16), 129. 25 expression >Aethiopem lavas< (not in Alciati) - an indication that he was familiar with the humanist source of the thought involved, Erasmus's Epitome.

23 The early seventeenth-century Jesuit Nicolaus Caussin held that the emblem, having a meaning more deeply hidden than that of the symbol, comprises a sub-category of it. 24 20 21 22 23 24 Desiderius Erasmus, Adagiorum D. Erasmi Roterodami epitome (Leyden 1553), 223; Andreas Alciatus, Emblematum libellus, ed. August Buck (facsimile of the Paris 1542 edition) (Darmstadt 1991), 188. Losontzi, Artis (see note 16), 2 2 - 2 3 . Cyprianus Soarius (Soarez), Tabulae rhetoricae Cypriani Soarii (Lóese 1675), 77-78.

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