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Galateo a Renaissance treatise on manners by Giovanni Della Casa

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Published by Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Etiquette, Medieval,
  • Conversation

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGiovanni Della Casa ; translated, with an introduction and notes, by Konrad Eisenbichler and Kenneth R. Bartlett.
SeriesRenaissance and reformation texts in translation -- 2
ContributionsEisenbichler, Konrad., Bartlett, Kenneth R., 1948-, Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1921 .C3713 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination98 p.
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21073023M
ISBN 100969751222

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In its time, Galateo circulated as widely as Machiavelli’s Prince and Castiglione’s Book of the Courtier. Mirroring what Machiavelli did for promoting political behavior, and what Castiglione did for behavior at court, Della Casa here creates a picture of the refined man caught in a world in which embarrassment and vulgarity prevail/5(17).   Of the three most prominent surviving Italian books on conduct, “Galateo,” by Giovanni Della Casa, published in and now out in a new translation by M. F. Rusnak, is the one that promotes. “Throughout, the book reveals a sophisticated understanding of human sensitivity, of our deep-rooted hunger for respect In its brevity, Galateo can almost be viewed as a kind of Renaissance Elements of Style, with the understanding that ‘style’ here means courteous ’s introductory essay, copious notes, and bibliography usefully fill out some of /5(11). As Rusnak's edition points out in the introduction, far from being a book on table manners and 'place settings' or bridesmaids' gifts, Galateo is a "conduct manual, a viable tourist guide to acting Italian in Italy, and a learned analysis of literary Language".

  Buy a cheap copy of Galateo book by Giovanni della Casa. “Since it is the case that you are now just beginning that journey that I have for the most part as you see completed, that is, the one through mortal life, and Free shipping over $ In Italian literature: Political, historical, biographical, and moral literature of another famous treatise, the Galateo (c. –54; Galateo is the name of the chief speaker; Eng. trans. Galateo), a book on courtesy in which the author’s witty mind and the refinement of contemporary Italian society found full excesses of the period were also vividly reflected in the. Galateo. [Giovanni Della Casa; Stefano Prandi] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Della Casa; Stefano Prandi. Find more information about: ISBN:   Galateo] holds a distinguished place among the world's many "conduct" books Throughout, the book reveals a sophisticated understanding of human sensitivity, of our deep-rooted hunger for respect In its brevity, Galateo can almost be viewed as a kind of Renaissance Elements of Style, with the understanding that "style" here means courteous Brand: University of Chicago Press.

  A Renaissance Courtesy-book: Galateo of Manners & Behaviours Alternate Title: A Renaissance Courtesy-book: Galateo of Manners and Behaviours Language: English: LoC Class: BJ: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Ethics, Social usages, Etiquette, Religion: Subject: Etiquette -- Early works to Subject: Courtesy -- Early works to Category. Galateo e buone maniere. likes 25 talking about this. Su questa pagina troverete tutte le informazioni relative ai miei corsi in Torino. Per maggiori informazioni, consultate il sito Followers: The Galateo Book: Good Manners by Giovanni della Casa. BY Camilla Sernagiotto, Journalist. 13 February, I. It all began in , the year that Giovanni Della Casa’s Galateo was published, a treatise on manners and customs that he wrote during the four years he spent in retreat at the Abbey of Saint Eustache from to As Rusnak discusses in the long introduction to Galateo: Or, The Rules of Polite Behavior, far from being a book on table manners, the original Galateo was a “conduct manual, a viable tourist guide to acting Italian in Italy, and a learned analysis of literary language.” Most Recent Translation of Galateo.