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Title Cui dono lepidum novum libellum? : dedicating Latin works and motets in the sixteenth century / edited by Ignace Bossuyt [and others].
Imprint Leuven : Leuven University Press, 2008.

Series Supplementa humanistica Lovaniensia, 0775-1117 ; 23
Supplementa humanistica Lovaniensia ; 23.
Subject Dedications -- Congresses.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Congresses.
Motets -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Bossuyt, Ignace.
Academia Belgica (Rome, Italy)
Description 1 online resource (326 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The dedication as paratext / Mary S. Lewis -- "Vobis pagina nostra dedicatur" : Dedication in classical antiquity / Harm-Jan van Dam -- Reciprocal authorisation: The function of dedications and dedicatory prefaces in the 15th and 16th century 'Artes antiquitatis' / Karl Enenkel -- "Ergo cape et canta sanctos quos fecimus hymnos" : Preliminaries in sixteenth-century motet editions by composers from the low countries / Demmy Verbeke -- Reading (between) the lines : What dedications can tell us / Nele Gabriëls -- Dedicating music manuscripts : On function and form of paratexts in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century sources / Thomas Schmidt-Beste -- "To the benevolent reader ..." : dedications attached to editions of neo-Latin plays in the Netherlands of the 16th and 17th century -- forms, functions and religious standpoints / Jan Bloemendal -- "Aequabit laudes nulla Camena tuas" : Poetry and music in Latin laudatory motets / Victoria Panagl -- Constructing the image of a humanist scholar : Latin dedications in Hungary and the use of adages (1460-1525) / Farkas Gábor Kiss -- Beyond the music-theoretical discourse in Franchino Gaffurio's trilogy: The significance of the paratexts in contemplating the magic triangle between author, opus, and audience / Walter Kurt Kreyszig -- "Accipe non noti praeclara uolumina mundi" : les dédicaces du De Orbe Nouo de Pierre Martyr d' Anghiera / Brigitte Gauvin -- Dédicaces et inscriptions latines dans les livres de musique pour vihuela (1536-1576) / Paloma Otaola González -- "Per patronos, non per merita gradus est emergendi" : Lipsius's careful choice of patroni as a way of career planning / Jeanine de Landtsheer -- Les dédicaces latines des livres de motets de René del Mel (ca. 1554-ca. 1598) / Emilie Corswarem -- Dedication and devotion in Simone Molinaro's Motectorum quinis, et missae denis vocibus, liber primus (1597) / Peter S. Poulos.
Summary During the sixteenth century, the traditional act of dedicating a text took on a new meaning due to the wider dissemination of the printed book. As the dedication and other paratexts thus became an almost indispensable part of the publication, they merit careful examination by those who study the presentation and impact of any printed work in its context. Paratexts bridge the gap between the outside World of the reading public and the enclosed world of the book, and often present biographical information concerning the persons involved in the making of the book. In the present volume, general.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789461660541 (electronic bk.)
9461660545 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 652222443
Additional Format Print version: Cui dono lepidum novum libellum?. Leuven : Leuven University Press, 2008 (DLC) 2008456909 (OCoLC)228371673