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Petrarch in Britain : interpreters, imitators, and translators over 700 years

Author: M L McLaughlin; Letizia Panizza; Peter Hainsworth; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, ©2007.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 146.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveying Petrarch's legacy in Britain, this volume explores a number of key topics: Petrarch's analysis of the self; his dialogue with other classical and Italian authors; Petrarchism and anti-Petrarchism in Renaissance Italy; Petrarchism in England and Scotland; and his modern legacy in both Italy and Britain.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Petrarch in Britain.
Oxford, UK : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608511360
Online version:
Petrarch in Britain.
Oxford, UK : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608613940
Named Person: Francesco Petrarca; Francesco Petrarca; Francesco Petrarca; Francesco Petrarca
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M L McLaughlin; Letizia Panizza; Peter Hainsworth; British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197264133 0197264131
OCLC Number: 123797168
Description: xiv, 370 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: I : PETRARCH'S BRITAIN ; 1. Petrarch and the barbari Britanni ; II: PETRARCH AND THE SELF ; 2. Petrarch solitarius ; 3. The Ethics of Ignorance: Petrarch's Epicurus and Averroes and the Structures of the De Sui Ipsius et Aliorum Ignorantia ; 4. Petrarch's Second (and Third) Death ; III: PETRARCH IN DIALOGUE ; 5. Poets and Heroes in Petrarch's Africa: Classical and Medieval Sources ; 6. Petrarch reading Dante: the Ascent of Mont Ventoux (Familiares IV.1) ; 7. Petrarch and Cino da Pistoia: A Moment in the Pre-history of the Canzoniere ; IV: PETRARCHISM AND ANTIPETRARCHISM IN ITALY ; 8. Petrarch and the Italian Reformation ; 9. Petrarch, Sidney, Bruno ; 10. Renaissance Misogyny and the Rejection of Petrarch ; 11. Impersonations of Laura in Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Italy ; V: PETRARCHISM: ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH CONNECTIONS ; 12. Other Petrarchs in Early Modern England ; 13. Thomas Watson's Hekatompathia and European Petrarchism ; 14. The Comedy of Astrophil: Petrarchan Motifs in Sidney's Astrophil and Stella ; 15. Sidney, Spenser and Political Petrarchism ; 16. Petrarch and the Scottish Renaissance Sonnet ; VI: PETRARCH AND THE MODERNS: ITALY AND BRITAIN ; 17. Leopardi and Petrarch ; 18. Between Tradition and Transgression: Amelia Rosselli's Petrarch ; 19. Nineteenth-century British Biographies of Petrarch ; 20. Translating Petrarch
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 146.
Responsibility: edited by Martin McLaughlin & Letizia Panizza with Peter Hainsworth.
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This volume emphatically demonstrates the vigour and quality of the upturn in 'British' Petrarchan studies during the intervening decades, and it will at the same time help to promote them further. Read more...

 
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