By Alessandra Petrina
This quantity is an research of the improvement of cultural politics in Lancastrian England. It focusses on Duke Humphrey of Gloucester, brother of Henry V and Protector of britain in the course of Henry VI's minority. Humphrey's highbrow job conformed itself to the Duke's personal place within the nation: the e-book explores Humphrey's fee of biographies, translations of Latin texts, political pamphlets and poems, in addition to his choice of manuscripts received either in England and from Italian humanists. specific recognition is devoted to Humphrey's donations to the college of Oxford and to his family with English poets and translators, comparable to John Lydgate and Thomas Hoccleve, highlighting his contribution in the direction of the making of the nation's cultural autonomy.
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Dunn. New York: St Martin’s Press, 1996: 181–203, p. 186. In this essay, Rundle corrects Weiss’s attitude as far as English humanism is concerned on a number of points. 45 Weiss, Humanism in England, p. 21. ’ 33 lectual resources (and the Latin prose) of his employee. Humphrey’s relations with a number of Italian humanists—not only Frulovisi and the other members of his household but also his correspondents, such as Decembrio and Bruni—is thoroughly analysed. One perhaps might wish for more attention directed towards the nobleman’s relations with English scholars, many of whom were part of his entourage: a small but significant instance is the fact that Signorelli is mentioned as the Duke’s physician, while Gilbert Kymer is never alluded to, in spite of the notable role of the latter, a former Oxford student, who would become chancellor to the University in Humphrey’s lifetime (often acting as an intermediary between the Duke and the University on the occasions of the latter’s pleas for support) and write a medical treatise directly connected with the person of the Duke.
As for the contribution of Duke Humphrey, it is seen as the necessary means for England to pass from a state of cultural stagnation to an adoption of “humane standards”. There is perfect awareness, on Weiss’s part, of Humphrey’s shortcomings as a scholar: the rather unfortunate appointment of Tito Livio Frulovisi as the Duke’s Latin secretary, in spite of the weakness of his qualifications, is explained as a result of Humphrey’s inability to evaluate correctly the intel- 44 Rundle, David, “On the Difference between Virtue and Weiss: Humanist Texts in England during the Fifteenth Century”, in Courts, Counties and the Capital in the Later Middle Ages, ed.
The book, on the other hand, working on a wider perspective, analyses the phenomenon of fifteenth-century writing without being fettered by a restriction to a concept of literature as original production, but rather taking into consideration non-fictive texts such as translations, commentaries, books of nurture. 13 Both the book and the articles are of great interest to us as they indicate, in contrast with the attitude of many literary critics in the twentieth century, that the correct approach to fifteenth-century English literature might be from the point of view of intellectual history rather than of traditional literary criticism.
Cultural Politics in Fifteenth-Century England: The Case of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History) by Alessandra Petrina