WorldCat Identities

Florio, John 1553?-1625

Overview
Works: 306 works in 1,000 publications in 6 languages and 12,147 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Conversation and phrase books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Essays  Illustrated works  Portraits  Biography  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Translator, Composer, wpr, Dedicatee, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works about John Florio
 
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Most widely held works by John Florio
The essays of Michael, Lord of Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

74 editions published between 1885 and 1980 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navigations to Newe Fraunce by Jacques Cartier( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays; the Charles Cotton - W.C. Hazlitt translation, rev. and edited, with an introd by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

73 editions published between 1603 and 2014 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shakespeare, Nietzsche once wrote, was Montaigne's best reader. It is a typically brilliant Nietzschean insight, capturing the intimate relationship between the ever-changing record of the mutable self constituted by Montaigne's Essays and Shakespeare's kaleidoscopic register of human character. For all that, how much Shakespeare actually read Montaigne remains a matter of uncertainty and debate to this day. That he read him there is no doubt. Passages from Montaigne are evidently reworked in both King Lear and The Tempest, and there are possible echoes elsewhere in the plays. But however closely Shakespeare himself may have pored over the Essays, he lived in a milieu in which Montaigne was widely known, oft cited, and both disputed and respected. This in turn was thanks to the inspired and dazzling translation of his work by a man who was a fascinating polymath, man-about-town, and master of language himself, John Florio. Shakespeare's Montaigne offers modern readers a new, adroitly modernized edition of Florio's translation of the Essays, a still-resonant reading of Montaigne that is also a masterpiece of English prose. Stephen Greenblatt's introduction also explores the echoes and significant tensions between Shakespeare's and Montaigne's world visions, while Peter Platt introduces readers to the life and times of John Florio. Altogether, this book provides a remarkable new experience of not just two but three great writers who ushered in the modern world"--
The living thoughts of Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

10 editions published between 1939 and 1946 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"André Gide has selected and arranged the essence of Montaigne's thought from the essays translated by John Florio, 1606."
The essayes of Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

11 editions published between 1933 and 1940 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocabolario italiano & inglese = A dictionary Italian & English by John Florio( Book )

47 editions published between 1659 and 1978 in English and Italian and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays of Montaigne by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

9 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen Anna's new world of words, 1611 by John Florio( Book )

35 editions published between 1611 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A worlde of wordes by John Florio( Book )

23 editions published between 1598 and 2013 in English and German and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning author Hermann W. Haller has prepared the first critical edition of A Worlde of Wordes, which features 46,000 Italian entries -- among them dialect forms, erotic terminology, colloquial phrases, and proverbs of the Italian language
Second frutes, 1591. A facimile reproduction by John Florio( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays of Montaigne, in the translation of John Florio by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florios second frvtes by John Florio( Book )

12 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two navigations to Newe Fraunce by Jacques Cartier( Book )

19 editions published between 1580 and 2014 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montaigne's essays by Michel de Montaigne( Book )

5 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Florio.

Florio, Giovanni.

Florio Giovanni 1553?-1625

Florio, Giovanni, asi 1553-1625

Florio, Giovanni ca 1553-1625

Florio, Iohn.

Florio, Iohn 1553?-1625

Florio, Jean

Florio Jean 1553?-1625

Florio, Jean, asi 1553-1625

Florio, John 1553?-1625

Florio, John ca.1553-1625

Giovanni Florio linguista inglese

Giuvanni Floriu

Ioannes Florius

John Florio Brits taalkundige (1553-1625)

John Florio englischer Übersetzer und Gelehrter

Флорио, Джон

ג'ון פלוריו

جان فلوریو زبان‌شناس بریتانیایی

ジョン・フローリオ イギリスの言語学者、辞書学者

フローリオ, ジョン

约翰·弗洛里奥

Languages
English (436)

Italian (27)

French (10)

German (3)

Japanese (1)

Latin (1)

Covers
The Italian encounter with Tudor England : a cultural politics of translation