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Thanks to her acclaimed volume of poetry and prose published in France in 1555, Louise Labé (1522-66) remains one of the most important and influential women writers of the Continental Renaissance. Best known for her exquisite collection of love sonnets, Labé played off the Petrarchan male tradition with wit and irony, and her elegies respond with lyric skill to predecessors such as Sappho and Ovid. The first complete bilingual edition of this singular and broad-ranging female author, Complete Poetry and Prose also features the only translations of Labé's sonnets to follow the exacting rhyme patterns of the originals and the first rhymed translation of Labé's elegies in their entirety.

About the Author

Deborah Lesko Baker is associate professor and chair of French at Georgetown University. Annie Finch is the director of the Stonecoast Low-Residency Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program at the University of Southern Maine.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Series Editors' Introduction

Volume Editor's Introduction

Volume Editor's Bibliography

I. Prose

Introduction

Prose Translator's Note

Epistre Dedicatoire / Dedicatory Letter

Debat de Folie et d'Amour / Debate of Folly and Love

II. Poetry

Introduction

Poetry Translator's Note

Elégies / Elegies

Sonnets / Sonnets

Notes

Series Editors' Bibliography

Index of First Lines and Titles

General Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226467153
Translator:
Baker, Deborah Lesko; Finch, Annie
Translator:
Finch, Annie
Translator:
Baker, Deborah Lesko
Translator:
Finch, Annie
Translator:
Baker, Deborah Lesko; Finch, Annie
Author:
Lab
Author:
Finch, Annie
Author:
Lab
Author:
Baker, Deborah Lesko
Author:
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Author:
Labe, Louise
Author:
Louise
Author:
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Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Single Author - Continental European
Subject:
Labe, Louise
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Bilingual edition
Series:
Other Voice in Early Modern Europe
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 halftone
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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