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.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 129 x 195 x 9mm | 96g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0199540691
  • 9780199540693
  • 92,769

Table of contents

Letter to Posterity; The Ascent of Ventoux; Selections from the Canzoniere
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This is a handy and a welcome volume. * Modern Language Reviews *
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