Castelvetro



Lodovico
[loh-duh-vee-koh;; Italian law-daw-vee-kaw] /ˌloʊ dəˈvi koʊ;; Italian ˌlɔ dɔˈvi kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1505–71, Italian philologist and literary critic.
Historical Examples

We have seen that Castelvetro’s theory of the drama was based entirely upon the notion of stage representation.
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn

But what, according to Castelvetro, are the conditions of stage representation?
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn

It is from these two facts that Castelvetro deduces the unities of time and place.
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn

This view of Castelvetro, who was remarkable for his independence of Aristotle, was fairly common in France.
The Preface to Aristotle’s Art of Poetry Andre Dacier

Castelvetro, however, arrives at this conclusion on different grounds.
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn

Castelvetro has blamed Ariosto for building on the foundations of Boiardo.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam

Castelvetro thinks this mode of distinction not only untrue, but even inconsistent with what Aristotle says later of tragedy.
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn

This punctilious cavil is very characteristic of Castelvetro.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam

For Castelvetro, as in a lesser degree for Robortelli also, the end of poetry is delight, and delight alone.
A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance Joel Elias Spingarn

After undergoing some preliminary examinations, Castelvetro became persuaded that his life was in peril.
Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature John Addington Symonds

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