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Women Poets of the Italian Renaissance: Courtly Ladies & Courtesans

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Presents the rich flowering of Renaissance women's poetry: from the love lyrics of famous courtly ladies of Venice and Rome to the deeply moral and spiritual poets of the age. Includes 19 poets and over 80 poems in Italian and ricing English verse translation. Poets include Isabella Andreini, Vittoria Colonna, Tullia d'Aragona, Veronica Franco, Veronica Gambara, Olimpia Malipiera, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici, Aurelia Petrucci, Antonia Giannotti Pulci, Camilla Scarampa, Gaspara Stampa, and others.

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This dual-language collection presents the rich flowering of women's poetry during the Italian Renaissance: from the love lyrics of famous courtly ladies of Venice and Rome to the deeply moral and spiritual poets of the age. It includes biographies of 19 poets and over 80 selected poems in the original Italian with facing English verse translation. Poets include: Laura Battiferri Ammannati, Chiara Matraini, Isabella Andreini, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici, Vittoria Colonna, Isabella di Morra, Tullia d'Aragona, Aurelia Petrucci, Lucia Bertani Dell'Oro, Antonia Giannotti Pulci, Leonora Ravira Falletti, Camilla Scarampa, Moderata Fonte, Gaspara Stampa, Veronica Franco, Laura Bacio Terracina, Veronica Gmbara, Barbara Bentivoglio Strozzi Torelli, Olimpia Malipiera. Dual-language poetry. Introduction, biographies, notes, bibliographies, first-line index.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-264) and index.

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ISBN:
9780934977432
Author:
Stortoni, Laura Anna
Publisher:
Italica Press
Translator:
Lillie, Mary P.
Editor:
Stortoni, Laura, Anna
Author:
Stortoni, Laura, Anna
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Italian poetry
Subject:
Italian poetry -- 16th century -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Renaissance
Subject:
European - Italian
Subject:
Italian poetry -- Women authors.
Subject:
Italian poetry -- 15th century.
Subject:
General-General
Large Print:
Y
Series Volume:
1321
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.55x5.56x.66 in. .78 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This dual-language collection presents the rich flowering of women's poetry during the Italian Renaissance: from the love lyrics of famous courtly ladies of Venice and Rome to the deeply moral and spiritual poets of the age. It includes biographies of 19 poets and over 80 selected poems in the original Italian with facing English verse translation. Poets include: Laura Battiferri Ammannati, Chiara Matraini, Isabella Andreini, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici, Vittoria Colonna, Isabella di Morra, Tullia d'Aragona, Aurelia Petrucci, Lucia Bertani Dell'Oro, Antonia Giannotti Pulci, Leonora Ravira Falletti, Camilla Scarampa, Moderata Fonte, Gaspara Stampa, Veronica Franco, Laura Bacio Terracina, Veronica Gmbara, Barbara Bentivoglio Strozzi Torelli, Olimpia Malipiera. Dual-language poetry. Introduction, biographies, notes, bibliographies, first-line index.
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