The Resource The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Benvenuto Cellini ; [translated by John Addington Symonds], (electronic resource)

The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Benvenuto Cellini ; [translated by John Addington Symonds], (electronic resource)

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The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
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The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
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Benvenuto Cellini ; [translated by John Addington Symonds]
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eng
Summary
Master Italian sculptor, goldsmith, and writer, Benvenuto Cellini is best remembered for his magnificent autobiography. In this work which was actually begun in 1558 but not actually published until 1730, Cellini beautifully chronicles his own flamboyant times. He tells of his adventures in Italy and France, his relations with popes and kings and with fellow artists. From Florence and Pisa to Siena and Rome, Cellini portrays a tumultuous period-the age of Galileo, Michelangelo and the Medicis-with an artist's eye for detail, and a curmudgeon's propensity for criticism. Cellini, according to his autobiographical account, seems to have lived a very full and active life, and his account of his exploits, though grandiloquent and somewhat suspect, are always entertaining. Renaissance historians such as Burkhardt were strongly influenced by this work, seeing it as confirmation that the key to the period is the emergence of modern individualism
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Presents the story of Italian sculptor Benvenuto Cellini and provides an account of his flamboyant exploits in the world of Galileo, Michelangelo, and the Medicis, giving a firsthand account of Renaissance Italy
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10329895
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Midwest
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1500-1571
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Cellini, Benvenuto
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927.3
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other
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Read by Robert Whitfield
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1840-1893
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  • Symonds, John Addington
  • Whitfield, Robert
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True
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Sculptors
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adult
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The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Benvenuto Cellini ; [translated by John Addington Symonds], (electronic resource)
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MWT10027943
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (960 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781483069050
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MWT10027943
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Label
The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Benvenuto Cellini ; [translated by John Addington Symonds], (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10027943
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (960 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483069050
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10027943
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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