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Selected poetry and prose

Author: Chiara Matraini; Elaine Maclachlan
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Series: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A bilingual edView all editions and formats
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Chiara Matraini was a member of the great flowering of poetic imitators and innovators in the Italian literary heritage begun by Petrarch, cultivated later by the lyric poet Pietro Bembo, and supplanted by the epic poet Torquato Tasso. Though without formal training, Matraini excelled in a number of literary genres popular at the time - poetry, religious meditation, discourse, and dialogue. In her midlife, she  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Matraini, Chiara, 1515-1604?
Selected poetry and prose.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608351661
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chiara Matraini; Elaine Maclachlan
ISBN: 9780226510842 9780226510859 0226510840 0226510859
OCLC Number: 171150620
Language Note: English and Italian.
Description: xxx, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1555/56 volume (book A) --
Spiritual meditations --
Considerations on the seven penitential psalms of the Great King and Prophet David --
A brief discourse on the life and praise of the Most Blessed Virgin and Mother of the Son of God --
1597 volume (book C) --
Spiritual dialogues.
Series Title: Other voice in early modern Europe.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Chiara Matraini ; edited and translated by Elaine Maclachlan ; with an introduction by Giovanna Rabitti.
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Chiara Matraini was a member of the great flowering of poetic imitators and innovators in the Italian literary heritage begun by Petrarch. She excelled in a number of literary genres - poetry,  Read more...

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"The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe series allows little-known women's voices to be heard, with translations of sixteenth- to eighteenth-century European texts. The approach is feminist, and each Read more...

 
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