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The regrets ; with, The antiquities of Rome, three Latin elegies, and The defense and enrichment of the French language

Author: Joachim Du Bellay; Richard Helgerson
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : A bilingual editionView all editions and formats
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"Joachim du Bellay (1522-60) was one of the most important poets of the Renaissance and remains a cornerstone of the French literary tradition. In this monumental bilingual edition Richard Helgerson collects The Regrets and The Antiquities of Rome, two sonnet sequences du Bellay wrote during the more than four years he spent in Rome and that he published immediately on his return to France in 1558, along with three  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sonnets
Alexandrines
Elegies
Literary manifestos
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Joachim Du Bellay; Joachim Du Bellay
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim Du Bellay; Richard Helgerson
ISBN: 0812239415 9780812239416
OCLC Number: 67405658
Description: xv, 441 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Les regrets = The regrets --
Les antiquitez de Rome = The antiquities of Rome --
Three Latin elegies --
La deffence et illustration de la langue françoyse = The defense and enrichment of the French language.
Other Titles: Antiquitez de Rome.
Three Latin elegies.
Défense et illustration de la langue française.
Regrets ; with, The antiquities of Rome, three Latin elegies, and The defense and enrichment of the French language
Antiquities of Rome
Three Latin elegies
Defense and enrichment of the French language
Responsibility: Joachim du Bellay ; edited and translated by Richard Helgerson.
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