skip to content
[Translations of Italian novels], [mid 19th century]. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

[Translations of Italian novels], [mid 19th century].

Author: John Payne Collier
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Manuscript, in a single hand, with numerous corrections, of a collection of ten English verse translations of Italian tales, many of them comic or satiric. These include Friar Onion and John of Lorraine from Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1313-1375); the latter translation is prefaced by an introduction in which the writer explains his motivation for choosing obscure works of Boccaccio to translate. Other  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Matteo Bandello; Francesco Berni; Giovanni Boccaccio; Giovanni Battista Casti; Niccolò Machiavelli; John Payne Collier
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Payne Collier
OCLC Number: 702176904
Language Note: In English.
Notes: A note on the first page of The Magic Cap declares, "Printed privately in 1850 [4to]."
Description: 1 v. (137 leaves) ; 21 x 17 cm.

Abstract:

Manuscript, in a single hand, with numerous corrections, of a collection of ten English verse translations of Italian tales, many of them comic or satiric. These include Friar Onion and John of Lorraine from Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1313-1375); the latter translation is prefaced by an introduction in which the writer explains his motivation for choosing obscure works of Boccaccio to translate. Other translations include Machiavelli's Belphegor, which includes an annotation in which the translator acknowledges the fame of the novel as well as several minor changes he has made to it, "to make it still better in verse"; The Cloak by Francesco Berni; The Revenge by Matteo Bandello; and The Cheat, The Magic Cap, The Miracle, and The Spanish Nobleman by Giambattista Casti. Other titles include The.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/702176904>
library:oclcnum"702176904"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/702176904>
rdf:typelibrary:ArchiveMaterial
rdf:typeschema:CreativeWork
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:name"Bandello, Matteo, 1485-1561"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:name"Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:name"Berni, Francesco, 1497 or 1498-1535"
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:name"Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:datePublished"18uu"
schema:description"Manuscript, in a single hand, with numerous corrections, of a collection of ten English verse translations of Italian tales, many of them comic or satiric. These include Friar Onion and John of Lorraine from Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1313-1375); the latter translation is prefaced by an introduction in which the writer explains his motivation for choosing obscure works of Boccaccio to translate. Other translations include Machiavelli's Belphegor, which includes an annotation in which the translator acknowledges the fame of the novel as well as several minor changes he has made to it, "to make it still better in verse"; The Cloak by Francesco Berni; The Revenge by Matteo Bandello; and The Cheat, The Magic Cap, The Miracle, and The Spanish Nobleman by Giambattista Casti. Other titles include The."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/787043473>
schema:genre"Translations"
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"[Translations of Italian novels],"

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.