Selections from the "Canzoniere" and Other Works

Selections from the "Canzoniere" and Other Works

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This entirely new translation includes Petrarch's short autobiographical prose works, The Letter to Posterity and The Ascent of Mount Ventoux, and a selection of twenty-seven poems from the Canzoniere, Petrarch's best-known work in Italian.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 127 x 190.5 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192839519
  • 9780192839510
  • 1,714,453

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"An excellent anthology of the major lyrics and several key Latin texts that will find a welcome place in courses on Italian Renaissance literature, history, and culture."--Peter Bondanella, Indiana University, Bloomington "An excellent anthology of the major lyrics and several key Latin texts that will find a welcome place in courses on Italian Renaissance literature, history, and culture."--Peter Bondanella, Indiana University, Bloomington "An excellent anthology of the major lyrics and several key Latin texts that will find a welcome place in courses on Italian Renaissance literature, history, and culture."--Peter Bondanella, Indiana University, Bloomington "An excellent anthology of the major lyrics and several key Latin texts that will find a welcome place in courses on Italian Renaissance literature, history, and culture."--Peter Bondanella, Indiana University, Bloomingtonshow more

Table of contents

Letter to Posterity; The Ascent of Ventoux; Selections from the Canzoniereshow more

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