The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing

The role of the index in Il Libro del Cortegiano

The Indexer: The International Journal of Indexing (2006), 25, (2), 108–113.

Abstract

The indexes to a sixteenth-century ‘best seller’ on courtly etiquette are analysed in their political and social context.

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Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1528) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Aldo Romano & Andrea d’Asola, aprile. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1541) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari e fratelli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1547) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Aldo. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count, (1552) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari e fratelli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1574) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Domenico Farri. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1991) Libro del Cortegiano. A cura di Carlo Cordié. Milan: Mondadori. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1994) Libro del Cortegiano. A cura di Giulio Carnazzi. Milan: Rizzoli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1994) The book of the courtier, ed. Virginia Cox. London: Everyman: Dent. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (2002) The book of the courtier, ed. Daniel Javitch, trans. Charles S. Singleton, 1959. New York: W.W. Norton, 3–260. Google Scholar

Angerhofer, Paul (1995) In aedibvs Aldi: the legacy of Aldus Manutius. Utah: Brigham Young University. In aedibvs Aldi: the legacy of Aldus Manutius Google Scholar

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Cox, Virginia (ed.) (1992c) The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (ed.) (1994) The book of the courtier, by Baldassare Castiglione, trans. Thomas Hoby (1561). London: Dent. The book of the courtier Google Scholar

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Ossola, Carlo (1987) Dal ‘Cortegiano’ all’ ‘Uomo di mondo’. Storia di un libro e di un modello sociale. Turin: Einaudi. Dal ‘Cortegiano’ all’ ‘Uomo di mondo’. Storia di un libro e di un modello sociale Google Scholar

Petrucci, Armando (1995) Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture. New Haven: Yale University Press. Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture Google Scholar

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Vecce, Carlo (1998) Aldo e l’Invenzione dell’Indice, in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture, ed. David Zeidberg. Florence: L.S. Olschki, 109–41. Aldo e l’Invenzione dell’Indice, in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture, ed Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture 109 41 Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1528) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Aldo Romano & Andrea d’Asola, aprile. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1541) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari e fratelli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1547) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Aldo. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count, (1552) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari e fratelli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1574) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Domenico Farri. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1991) Libro del Cortegiano. A cura di Carlo Cordié. Milan: Mondadori. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1994) Libro del Cortegiano. A cura di Giulio Carnazzi. Milan: Rizzoli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1994) The book of the courtier, ed. Virginia Cox. London: Everyman: Dent. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (2002) The book of the courtier, ed. Daniel Javitch, trans. Charles S. Singleton, 1959. New York: W.W. Norton, 3–260. Google Scholar

Angerhofer, Paul (1995) In aedibvs Aldi: the legacy of Aldus Manutius. Utah: Brigham Young University. In aedibvs Aldi: the legacy of Aldus Manutius Google Scholar

Berger, Harry Jr (2002) Sprezzatura and the absence of Grace, in The book of the courtier, ed. Daniel Javitch, trans. Charles S. Singleton. New York: W.W. Norton, 295–307. Sprezzatura 295 307 Google Scholar

Brand, Peter and Pertile, Lino (eds) (1999) The Cambridge history of Italian literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The Cambridge history of Italian literature Google Scholar

Brown, H. (1891) The Venetian printing press: an historical study based upon documents for the most part hitherto unpublished. London: J.C. Nimmo. The Venetian printing press: an historical study based upon documents for the most part hitherto unpublished Google Scholar

Burke, Peter (1995) The fortunes of the ‘Courtier’: the European reception of Castiglione’s ‘Cortegiano’. Cambridge: Polity. The fortunes of the ‘Courtier’: the European reception of Castiglione’s ‘Cortegiano’ Google Scholar

Burke, Peter (2000) Early modern Venice as a center of information and communication, in Venice reconsidered: the history and civilization of an Italian city state, 1297–1797, ed. John Martin and Dennis Romano. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univeristy Press, 389–419. Early modern Venice as a center of information and communication, in Venice reconsidered: the history and civilization of an Italian city state, 1297–1797, ed Venice reconsidered: the history and civilization of an Italian city state, 1297–1797 389 419 Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (1992a) Castiglione’s Cortegiano: the dialogue as a drama of doubt, in The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo, ed. Virginia Cox. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 47–60. Castiglione’s Cortegiano: the dialogue as a drama of doubt Cortegiano 47 60 Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (1992b) From the open dialogue to the closed book, in The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo, ed. Virginia Cox. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 99–113. From the open dialogue to the closed book The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo 99 113 Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (ed.) (1992c) The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (ed.) (1994) The book of the courtier, by Baldassare Castiglione, trans. Thomas Hoby (1561). London: Dent. The book of the courtier Google Scholar

Darnton, Robert (1986) History of reading. Australian Journal of French Studies 23, 5–30. History of reading Australian Journal of French Studies 5 30 Google Scholar

Drabble, Margaret (ed.) (1998) The Oxford companion to English literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press. The Oxford companion to English literature Google Scholar

Genette, Gérard (1997) Paratexts: thresholds of interpretations, trans. Jane E. Lewin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Paratexts: thresholds of interpretations Google Scholar

Guidi, José (1983) Reformulations de l’idéologie aristocratique au XVI siecle: les différentes redactions et la fortune du ‘Courtisan’, in Réécritures I: commentaries, parodies, variations dans la literature italienne de la Renaissance. Paris: Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 121–84. Reformulations de l’idéologie aristocratique au XVI siecle: les différentes redactions et la fortune du ‘Courtisan’, in Réécritures I: commentaries, parodies, variations dans la literature italienne de la Renaissance Réécritures I: commentaries, parodies, variations dans la literature italienne de la Renaissance 121 84 Google Scholar

Javitch, D. (ed.) (2002) The book of the courtier, trans. Charles S. Singleton, 1959. New York: W.W. Norton. The book of the courtier Google Scholar

McKenzie, D. F. (1986) The Panizzi lectures, 1985: bibliography and the sociology of texts. London: British Library. The Panizzi lectures, 1985: bibliography and the sociology of texts Google Scholar

Ong, Walter J. (1982) Orality and literacy: the technologizing of the word. London: Methuen. Orality and literacy: the technologizing of the word Google Scholar

Ossola, Carlo (1987) Dal ‘Cortegiano’ all’ ‘Uomo di mondo’. Storia di un libro e di un modello sociale. Turin: Einaudi. Dal ‘Cortegiano’ all’ ‘Uomo di mondo’. Storia di un libro e di un modello sociale Google Scholar

Petrucci, Armando (1995) Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture. New Haven: Yale University Press. Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture Google Scholar

Richardson, Brian (1994) Print culture in Renaissance Italy: the editor and the vernacular text 1470–1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Print culture in Renaissance Italy: the editor and the vernacular text 1470–1600 Google Scholar

Richardson, Brian (1999) Printing, writers and readers in Renaissance Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Printing, writers and readers in Renaissance Italy Google Scholar

Ricoeur, Paul (1981) Appropriation, in Hermeneutics and the human sciences, ed. Paul Ricoeur. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 182–93. Appropriation, in Hermeneutics and the human sciences, ed Hermeneutics and the human sciences 182 93 Google Scholar

Vecce, Carlo (1998) Aldo e l’Invenzione dell’Indice, in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture, ed. David Zeidberg. Florence: L.S. Olschki, 109–41. Aldo e l’Invenzione dell’Indice, in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture, ed Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture 109 41 Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1528) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Aldo Romano & Andrea d’Asola, aprile. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1541) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari e fratelli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1547) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Aldo. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count, (1552) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari e fratelli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1574) Libro del Cortegiano. Venice: Domenico Farri. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1991) Libro del Cortegiano. A cura di Carlo Cordié. Milan: Mondadori. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1994) Libro del Cortegiano. A cura di Giulio Carnazzi. Milan: Rizzoli. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (1994) The book of the courtier, ed. Virginia Cox. London: Everyman: Dent. Google Scholar

Castiglione, Baldassare, Count (2002) The book of the courtier, ed. Daniel Javitch, trans. Charles S. Singleton, 1959. New York: W.W. Norton, 3–260. Google Scholar

Angerhofer, Paul (1995) In aedibvs Aldi: the legacy of Aldus Manutius. Utah: Brigham Young University. In aedibvs Aldi: the legacy of Aldus Manutius Google Scholar

Berger, Harry Jr (2002) Sprezzatura and the absence of Grace, in The book of the courtier, ed. Daniel Javitch, trans. Charles S. Singleton. New York: W.W. Norton, 295–307. Sprezzatura 295 307 Google Scholar

Brand, Peter and Pertile, Lino (eds) (1999) The Cambridge history of Italian literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The Cambridge history of Italian literature Google Scholar

Brown, H. (1891) The Venetian printing press: an historical study based upon documents for the most part hitherto unpublished. London: J.C. Nimmo. The Venetian printing press: an historical study based upon documents for the most part hitherto unpublished Google Scholar

Burke, Peter (1995) The fortunes of the ‘Courtier’: the European reception of Castiglione’s ‘Cortegiano’. Cambridge: Polity. The fortunes of the ‘Courtier’: the European reception of Castiglione’s ‘Cortegiano’ Google Scholar

Burke, Peter (2000) Early modern Venice as a center of information and communication, in Venice reconsidered: the history and civilization of an Italian city state, 1297–1797, ed. John Martin and Dennis Romano. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univeristy Press, 389–419. Early modern Venice as a center of information and communication, in Venice reconsidered: the history and civilization of an Italian city state, 1297–1797, ed Venice reconsidered: the history and civilization of an Italian city state, 1297–1797 389 419 Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (1992a) Castiglione’s Cortegiano: the dialogue as a drama of doubt, in The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo, ed. Virginia Cox. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 47–60. Castiglione’s Cortegiano: the dialogue as a drama of doubt Cortegiano 47 60 Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (1992b) From the open dialogue to the closed book, in The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo, ed. Virginia Cox. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 99–113. From the open dialogue to the closed book The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo 99 113 Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (ed.) (1992c) The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. The Renaissance dialogue: literary dialogue in its social and political contexts, Castiglione to Galileo Google Scholar

Cox, Virginia (ed.) (1994) The book of the courtier, by Baldassare Castiglione, trans. Thomas Hoby (1561). London: Dent. The book of the courtier Google Scholar

Darnton, Robert (1986) History of reading. Australian Journal of French Studies 23, 5–30. History of reading Australian Journal of French Studies 5 30 Google Scholar

Drabble, Margaret (ed.) (1998) The Oxford companion to English literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press. The Oxford companion to English literature Google Scholar

Genette, Gérard (1997) Paratexts: thresholds of interpretations, trans. Jane E. Lewin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Paratexts: thresholds of interpretations Google Scholar

Guidi, José (1983) Reformulations de l’idéologie aristocratique au XVI siecle: les différentes redactions et la fortune du ‘Courtisan’, in Réécritures I: commentaries, parodies, variations dans la literature italienne de la Renaissance. Paris: Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 121–84. Reformulations de l’idéologie aristocratique au XVI siecle: les différentes redactions et la fortune du ‘Courtisan’, in Réécritures I: commentaries, parodies, variations dans la literature italienne de la Renaissance Réécritures I: commentaries, parodies, variations dans la literature italienne de la Renaissance 121 84 Google Scholar

Javitch, D. (ed.) (2002) The book of the courtier, trans. Charles S. Singleton, 1959. New York: W.W. Norton. The book of the courtier Google Scholar

McKenzie, D. F. (1986) The Panizzi lectures, 1985: bibliography and the sociology of texts. London: British Library. The Panizzi lectures, 1985: bibliography and the sociology of texts Google Scholar

Ong, Walter J. (1982) Orality and literacy: the technologizing of the word. London: Methuen. Orality and literacy: the technologizing of the word Google Scholar

Ossola, Carlo (1987) Dal ‘Cortegiano’ all’ ‘Uomo di mondo’. Storia di un libro e di un modello sociale. Turin: Einaudi. Dal ‘Cortegiano’ all’ ‘Uomo di mondo’. Storia di un libro e di un modello sociale Google Scholar

Petrucci, Armando (1995) Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture. New Haven: Yale University Press. Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture Google Scholar

Richardson, Brian (1994) Print culture in Renaissance Italy: the editor and the vernacular text 1470–1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Print culture in Renaissance Italy: the editor and the vernacular text 1470–1600 Google Scholar

Richardson, Brian (1999) Printing, writers and readers in Renaissance Italy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Printing, writers and readers in Renaissance Italy Google Scholar

Ricoeur, Paul (1981) Appropriation, in Hermeneutics and the human sciences, ed. Paul Ricoeur. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 182–93. Appropriation, in Hermeneutics and the human sciences, ed Hermeneutics and the human sciences 182 93 Google Scholar

Vecce, Carlo (1998) Aldo e l’Invenzione dell’Indice, in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture, ed. David Zeidberg. Florence: L.S. Olschki, 109–41. Aldo e l’Invenzione dell’Indice, in Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture, ed Aldus Manutius and Renaissance culture 109 41 Google Scholar

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