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Introduction to Italian Poetry

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Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d'Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.

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Introduction to Italian Poetry: A Dual-Language Book

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Overview

Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d'Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486267159
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1991
  • Series: Dover Dual Language Italian Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 810,605
  • Product dimensions: 5.39 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
SAN FRANCESCO D'ASSISI
  Cantico delle creature
LA COMPIUTA DONZELLA
  "A la stagion che il mondo foglia e fiora"
GUIDO CAVALCANTI
  "In un boschetto trova' pasturella"
CECCO ANGIOLIERI
  "S'i' fosse foco, arderei 'l mondo"
DANTE ALIGHIERI
  "Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare"
  Francesca da Rimini (excerpt)
FRANCESCO PETRARCA
  "Solo e pensoso i più deserti campi"
  "Or che 'l ciel e la terra e 'l vento tace"
GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO
  "Io mi son giovinetta, e volentieri"
FRANCO SACCHETTI
  "Passando con pensier per un boschetto"
LORENZO DE' MEDICI
  Trionfo di Bacco e di Arianna
ANGELO POLIZIANO
  "Ben venga maggio"
LUDOVICO ARIOSTO
  La pazzia d'Orlando (excerpt)
MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI
  "Veggio nel tuo bel viso, Signor mio"
  A Giovanni da Pistoia
FRANCESCO BERNI
  "Chiome d'argento fine, irte ed attorte"
TORQUATO TASSO
  "Eco mormorar l'onde"
  "Qual rugiada o qual pianto"
  "Tacciono i boschi e i fiumi"
  "Un'ape esser vorrei"
GIAMBATTISTA MARINO
  Bella schiava
UGO FOSCOLO
  Alla sera
  In morte del fratello Giovanni
GIACOMO LEOPARDI
  L'infinito
  La quiete doo la tempesta
GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
  La pioggia nel pineto
GIUSEPPE UNGARETTI
  Veglia
  Senza piü peso
  Tu ti spezzasti
EUGENIO MONTALE
  "Meriggiare pallido e assorto"
  La casa dei doganieri
  L'anguilla
SALVATORE QUASIMODO
  Antico inverno
  Uomo del mio tempo
PICTURE SOURCES AND CREDITS
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