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Essays on Petrarch,

Author: Ugo Foscolo; Barbarina Dacre, Lady
Publisher: London, J. Murray, 1823.
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Foscolo, Ugo, 1778-1827.
Essays on Petrarch.
London, J. Murray, 1823
(OCoLC)655038415
Named Person: Francesco Petrarca; Francesco Petrarca; Dante Alighieri; Sappho.; Francesco Petrarca; Dante Alighieri; Francesco Petrarca; Sappho.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ugo Foscolo; Barbarina Dacre, Lady
OCLC Number: 3926293
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, 325 pages folded facsimile 22 cm
Contents: On the love of Petrarch.--On the poetry of Petrarch.--On the character of Petrarch.--A parallel between Dante and Petrarch.--Appendix: I. Specimens of Petrarch's Latin poetry. II. Specimens of Greek amatory poetry, from Sappho down to the writers of the lower empire. III. A theory of Platonic love, by Lorenzo de' Medici. IV. Comparative description of woman's beauty according to Platonic ideas, by the early Italian poets. V. Petrarch's unpublished letters in Italian (with facsimile) VI. A letter, in Latin, of Dante's lately discovered (Epistola "amico florentino") VII. Translations from Petrarch, by Barbarina lady Dacre.
Responsibility: by Ugo Foscolo.
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