Read e-book online Lyric Poetry by Women of the Italian Renaissance PDF

By Virginia Cox

ISBN-10: 1421408872

ISBN-13: 9781421408873

ISBN-10: 1421408880

ISBN-13: 9781421408880

Lyric Poetry through girls of the Italian Renaissance is the 1st smooth anthology of verse by means of Italian ladies of this era to provide a whole illustration of the richness and variety in their output. even if ordinary authors equivalent to Vittoria Colonna, Gaspara Stampa, and Veronica Gambara are good represented, 1/2 the fifty-four poets featured are unknown even to many experts. specifically noteworthy is an intensive choice of verse from the interval following 1560, which has obtained very little severe awareness. This later, strikingly experimental, proto-Baroque culture of verse is reconstructed right here for the 1st time.

Virginia Cox creates either a scholarly instructing source and a set of poetry available to common readers with out earlier wisdom of the Italian poetic culture. each one poem is gifted in its unique language, observed through a translation and observation. An advent strains the historical past of Italian lyric poetry from the 15th to the 17th century. Cox additionally presents a consultant to meter, rhythm, and rhyme, in addition to a word list of rhetorical phrases and a biographical dictionary of authors.

Organized thematically, this ebook deals poems approximately love, faith, and politics; verse addressed to buyers, pals, kinfolk, and locations; and polemical and correspondence verse. 4 languages are represented: Greek, Latin, literary Tuscan of assorted degrees of standardization, and the stylized rustic dialect of pavan. the quantity comprises greater than two hundred poems, of which a couple of area have by no means sooner than been released in a contemporary version and greater than a 3rd haven't formerly been to be had in English translation.

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