The Fiore and the Detto d'Amore

The Fiore and the Detto d'Amore

by Santa Casciani
     
 

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The first English translation, in pages facing the 13th-century Italian, of , a narrative poem in 232 sonnets based on the Old French , and , a free- wheeling version of many Ovidian precepts of love in 240 rhymed couplets. Translators and editors Santa Cascianti (Italian American studies, John Carroll U., Cleveland) and Christopher Kleinenz (Italian and Medieval studies, U. of Wisconsin-Madison) point out the features, especially the personifications of social stereotypes and attitudes, mythological figures, abstract qualities, psychological and physical states, and personality traits. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268008932
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Series:
ND Devers Series Dante & Med. Ital. Lit. Series, #4
Edition description:
1
Pages:
558
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.70(d)

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