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The Resource The cheese and the worms : the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller, Carlo Ginzburg, with a new preface ; translated by John and Anne C. Tedeschi

The cheese and the worms : the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller, Carlo Ginzburg, with a new preface ; translated by John and Anne C. Tedeschi

Label
The cheese and the worms : the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller
Title
The cheese and the worms
Title remainder
the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller
Statement of responsibility
Carlo Ginzburg, with a new preface ; translated by John and Anne C. Tedeschi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Offers a study of culture in the sixteenth century as seen through the eyes of one man, the miller known as Menocchio, who was accused of heresy during the Inquisition and sentenced to death. This book illustrates the confusing political and religious conditions of the time
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ginzburg, Carlo
Dewey number
273/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
BR877.F74
LC item number
G5613 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tedeschi, John A.
  • Tedeschi, Anne
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scandella, Domenico
  • Christian heretics
  • Christian heresies
  • Peasants
  • Udine (Italy : Province)
  • Udine (Italy : Province)
  • Udine (Italy : Province)
Label
The cheese and the worms : the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller, Carlo Ginzburg, with a new preface ; translated by John and Anne C. Tedeschi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First English translation published in 1980
Bar code
  • 31223114338156
  • 31223114338149
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Menocchio -- 2.The town -- 3.First interrogation -- 4."Possessed?" -- 5.From Concordia to Portogruaro -- 6."To speak out against his superiors" -- 7.An archaic society -- 8."They oppress the poor" -- 9."Lutherans" and Anabaptists -- 10.A miller, a painter, a buffoon -- 11."My opinions came out of my head" -- 12.The books -- 13.Readers of the town -- 14.Printed pages and "fantastic opinions" -- 15.Blind alley? -- 16.The temple of the virgins -- 17.The funeral of the Madonna -- 18.The father of Christ -- 19.Judgment day -- 20.Mandeville -- 21.Pigmies and cannibals -- 22."God of nature" -- 23.The three rings -- 24.Written culture and oral culture -- 25.Chaos -- 26.Dialogue -- 27.Mythical cheeses and real cheeses -- 28.The monopoly over knowledge -- 29.The words of the Fioretto -- 30.The function of metaphors -- 31."Master," "steward," and "workers" -- 32.An hypothesis -- 33.Peasant religion -- 34.The soul -- 35."I don't know" --
  • Contents note continued: 36.Two spirits, seven souls, four elements -- 37.The flight of an idea -- 38.Contradictions -- 39.Paradise -- 40.A new "way of life" -- 41."To kill priests" -- 42.A "new world" -- 43.End of the interrogations -- 44.Letter to the judges -- 45.Rhetorical figures -- 46.First sentence -- 47.Prison -- 48.Return to the town -- 49.Denunciations -- 50.Nocturnal dialogue with the Jew -- 51.Second trial -- 52."Fantasies" -- 53."Vanities and dreams" -- 54."Oh great, omnipotent, and holy God..." -- 55."If only I had died when I was fifteen" -- 56.Second sentence -- 57.Torture -- 58.Scolio -- 59.Pellegrino Baroni -- 60.Two millers -- 61.Dominant culture and subordinate culture -- 62.Letters from Rome
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Edition with new preface.
Extent
xxxiii, 180 pages
Isbn
9781421409887
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012953215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1001838397
  • (OCoLC)844727148
Label
The cheese and the worms : the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller, Carlo Ginzburg, with a new preface ; translated by John and Anne C. Tedeschi
Publication
Note
First English translation published in 1980
Bar code
  • 31223114338156
  • 31223114338149
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-174) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Menocchio -- 2.The town -- 3.First interrogation -- 4."Possessed?" -- 5.From Concordia to Portogruaro -- 6."To speak out against his superiors" -- 7.An archaic society -- 8."They oppress the poor" -- 9."Lutherans" and Anabaptists -- 10.A miller, a painter, a buffoon -- 11."My opinions came out of my head" -- 12.The books -- 13.Readers of the town -- 14.Printed pages and "fantastic opinions" -- 15.Blind alley? -- 16.The temple of the virgins -- 17.The funeral of the Madonna -- 18.The father of Christ -- 19.Judgment day -- 20.Mandeville -- 21.Pigmies and cannibals -- 22."God of nature" -- 23.The three rings -- 24.Written culture and oral culture -- 25.Chaos -- 26.Dialogue -- 27.Mythical cheeses and real cheeses -- 28.The monopoly over knowledge -- 29.The words of the Fioretto -- 30.The function of metaphors -- 31."Master," "steward," and "workers" -- 32.An hypothesis -- 33.Peasant religion -- 34.The soul -- 35."I don't know" --
  • Contents note continued: 36.Two spirits, seven souls, four elements -- 37.The flight of an idea -- 38.Contradictions -- 39.Paradise -- 40.A new "way of life" -- 41."To kill priests" -- 42.A "new world" -- 43.End of the interrogations -- 44.Letter to the judges -- 45.Rhetorical figures -- 46.First sentence -- 47.Prison -- 48.Return to the town -- 49.Denunciations -- 50.Nocturnal dialogue with the Jew -- 51.Second trial -- 52."Fantasies" -- 53."Vanities and dreams" -- 54."Oh great, omnipotent, and holy God..." -- 55."If only I had died when I was fifteen" -- 56.Second sentence -- 57.Torture -- 58.Scolio -- 59.Pellegrino Baroni -- 60.Two millers -- 61.Dominant culture and subordinate culture -- 62.Letters from Rome
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Edition with new preface.
Extent
xxxiii, 180 pages
Isbn
9781421409887
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012953215
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1001838397
  • (OCoLC)844727148

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