WorldCat Identities

Ciavolella, Massimo 1942-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 144 publications in 5 languages and 3,542 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: QM691, 591.22
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Massimo Ciavolella
Ariosto today contemporary perspectives by Massimo Ciavolella( )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culture and authority in the baroque( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the baroque across a wide range of disciplines, from poetics to politics, to the rituals of musical, dramatic, and religious performance. The essays in this collection span what has been called the "baroque crescent" stretching from Spain through Italy to Russia, but they also bring Shakespeare and English cosmological poetry into productive dialogue with continental Europe in the reinterpretation of baroque world-views
A treatise on lovesickness by Jacques Ferrand( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The impresario (untitled) by Gian Lorenzo Bernini( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative critical approaches to Renaissance comedy( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scruffy scoundrels = Gli straccioni by Annibal Caro( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three sisters by Leone de' Sommi( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saturn from antiquity to the Renaissance( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eros and Anteros : the medical traditions of love in the renaissance( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La malattia d'amore dall'antichità al Medioevo by Massimo Ciavolella( Book )

13 editions published in 1976 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrittori, tendenze letterarie e conflitto delle poetiche in Italia (1960-1990)( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La lotta con Proteo metamorfosi del testo e testualità della critica : atti del 16. Congresso AISLLI ... : Los Angeles, UCLA, 6-9 ottobre 1997 by Associazione internazionale per gli studi di lingua e letteratura italiana( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Italian and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Italian studies in North America( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la maladie d'amour ou mélancolie érotique by Jacques Ferrand( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melancholie
On the causes of the greatness and magnificence of cities, 1588 by Giovanni Botero( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the treatise -- which includes an introduction by Geoffrey W. Symcox on the intellectual context within which it was conceived -- is a must-read for anyone interested in the life of cities both historical and contemporary
Petrarcha redivivus by Giacomo Filippo Tomasini( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in Italian and Latin and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like doves summoned by desire : Dante's new life in 20th century literature and cinema : essays in memory of Amilcare Iannucci( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La lotta con Proteo : metamorfosi del testo e testualità della critica( )

1 edition published in 2000 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malinconia erotica : trattato sul mal d'amore by Jacques Ferrand( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La malattia d'amore, chiamata anche malinconia erotica, o erotomania, è un'affezione sia dell'anima che del corpo: essa è quindi provacata sia da cause morali, cioè dal desiderio autonomo e dalle passioni eccessive dell'anima, sia da cause fisiologiche, come l'alterazione degli "umori" corporei. Tra i due tipi di cause vi è gioco reciproco e interazione continua. Ispirato a una simile impostazione, il trattato del medico francese Jacques Ferrand ... viene dato alle stampe, per la prima volta, nel 1610. Ed è subito scandalo. La scabrosità del tema spinge il tribunale eclesiastico e il parlamento di Tolosa a condannare, nel 1620, questa prima edizione... Sullo sfondo di un tentativo, condiviso da molti intellettuali e filosofi dell'epoca, di conciliare l'etica con la medicina, ritroviamo oggi in questo testo godibile ed erudito, non pochi elementi di modernità. Punto centrale dell'argomentazione di Ferrand ... è la sottile distinzione tra sintomi soggettivi e sintomi obiettivi della malattia: quei segni che permettono al medico di diagnosticarla precocemente, anche senza la "confessione" del paziente. Ma accanto all'intenzione didattico-scientifica, il testo di ferrand suggerisce alcune rilevanti istanze di carattere padagogico-morale: il disciplinamento delle condotte, la medicalizzazione della sessualità femminile, la moralizzazione e l'interdetto nei confronti dei comportamenti erotici e amorosi non finalizzati alla riproduzione della specie. (Dalla quarta di copertina)
On monsters and marvels by Ambroise Paré( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambroise Paré, born in France around 1510, was chief surgeon to both Charles IX and Henri III. In one of the first attempts to explain birth defects, Paré produced On Monsters and Marvels, an illustrated encyclopedia of curiosities, of monstrous human and animal births, bizarre beasts, and natural phenomena. Janice Pallister's acclaimed English translation offers a glimpse of the natural world as seen by an extraordinary Renaissance natural philosopher
 
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Languages
English (61)

Italian (45)

French (4)

Latin (2)

Spanish (1)

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Culture and authority in the baroqueA treatise on lovesickness