Plato in Renaissance England

This book offers a radical reappraisal of the reputation of Plato in England between 1423 and 1603. Using many materials not hitherto available, including evidence of book publishing and book ownership, together with a comprehensive survey of allusions to Plato, the author shows that the English wer...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jayne, S.
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1995, 1995
Edition:1st ed. 1995
Series:International Archives of the History of Ideas Archives internationales d'histoire des idées
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • I: The Pre-Tudor Phase (1423–1485)
  • 1: The Chrysoloras Revival of Plato in Italy (1350–1456)
  • 2: The Chrysoloras Revival in England
  • 3: The Relapse into Medievalism
  • II: The Tudor Phase (1485–1603)
  • 4: The Pletho Revival of Plato in Italy
  • 5: The Early Tudors (1485–1558)
  • 6: The Early Years of Elizabeth I (1558–1578)
  • 7: The Later Years of Elizabeth I (1579–1603)
  • Epilogue: The Stuart Phase (1603–1700)
  • Appendices
  • 1. a: Works attributed to Plato and in England (1423–1485)
  • b: Dubia: works attributed to Plato but only possibly in England before 1485
  • 2. The Social Status of Tudor Writers