Project

Courtly love and its afterlife

Duration
01 January 2014 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Language studies
    • Literary studies
Keywords
modernity baroque history of ideas renaissance history of literature philosphy early modern philosophy courtly love history of mentality
 
Project description

This project focuses on courtly love in the Middle Ages, the Renaissance philosophy of love and the baroque ideal of "galanterie". It will examine how these conceptions of differ, what they have in commun. The study explores how the philosophy of love (and the different forms of courtly love) played a crucial role in the emerging Modernity.