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Melancolia Poetica
     

Melancolia Poetica

by Marc A Cirigliano
 

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If you love Italy and are a fan of the artistic, architectural and musical treasures from her late Middle Ages and Renaissance, then you will love this dual language volume that will round out your familiarity with her by bringing you into the creative realm of her poetry.

Melancolia poetica brings contemporary English readers into the literary consciousness of the

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If you love Italy and are a fan of the artistic, architectural and musical treasures from her late Middle Ages and Renaissance, then you will love this dual language volume that will round out your familiarity with her by bringing you into the creative realm of her poetry.

Melancolia poetica brings contemporary English readers into the literary consciousness of the vibrant, worldly and imaginative realm of the Italian late Middle Ages and Renaissance. Containing details of 52 male and female poets, Melancolia poetica provides a general historical introduction to this four-century span, along with a biographical and critical introduction to each author.

With the original Italian facing discriminating renderings in English, Marc A. Cirigliano introduces us to a wide array of poets who include: Francesco d'Assisi, Giacomo da Lentino, Brunetto Latini, Guido Guinizzelli, La Compiuta Donzella, Guido Cavalcanti, Dante Alighieri, Giovanni Boccaccio, Francesco Petrarca, Leonardo Bruni, Filippo Brunelleschi, Leon Battista Alberti, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de'Medici, Lorenzo de'Medici, Angelo Poliziano, Luigi Pulci, Jacopo Sannazzaro, Girolamo Savonarola, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarotti, Barbara Torelli, Ludovico Ariosto, Veronica Gambara, Vittoria Colonna and Annibale Caro.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781905886821
Publisher:
Troubador Publishing
Publication date:
09/11/2007
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.85(d)

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