‘My love is as a fever . . .’: Love Treatises in the Renaissance | UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

by Jessica C. Murphy

CMRS Ahmanson Conference Treatises discussing the origin, nature, and effects of love are prevalent throughout the European Renaissance. The Neo-Platonic tradition of love treatises has been studied for its philosophical and literary implications and for its influence on sixteenth-century culture; these studies have illuminated how the “ladder of love” model permeates poetry, prose narratives, and […]

Source: ‘My love is as a fever . . .’: Love Treatises in the Renaissance | UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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