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Introduction To Italian Poetry (69 Edition)

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This anthology highlights seven centuries of Italian poetry that will help you learn the language as well. Included are 34 examples of Italian verse in the original with English translations on facing pages. Twenty-one poets are represented, from Saint Francis of Assisi, author of the first memorable Italian lyric, "Cancio delle creature," to Salvatore Quasimodo, winner of the 1959 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Also included are works by Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, Tasso, and Montale, as well as such lesser known but significant poets as Compiuta Donzella and Cavalcanti. There are even important works by Boccaccio and Michelangelo.
In addition to full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, this edition contains a wealth of biographical and critical commentary.

Unabridged and updated Dover (1991) republication of the work originally published by Dover under the title Invitation to Italian Poetry in 1969.

Synopsis:

Treasury of 34 poems by Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, d'Annunzio, Montale, Quasimodo, and others. Full Italian text with literal translation on facing pages. Biographical, critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.

Synopsis:

Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d’Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 2

Synopsis:

Treasury of 34 poems by Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, d'Annunzio, Montale, Quasimodo, others. Full Italian text with literal translation on facing pages. Biographical, critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illus.

Synopsis:

Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d'Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

SAN FRANCESCO D'ASSISI

  Cantico delle creature

LA COMPIUTA DONZELLA

  "A la stagion che il mondo foglia e fiora"

GUIDO CAVALCANTI

  "In un boschetto trova' pasturella"

CECCO ANGIOLIERI

  "S'i' fosse foco, arderei 'l mondo"

DANTE ALIGHIERI

  "Tanto gentile e tanto onesta pare"

  Francesca da Rimini (excerpt)

FRANCESCO PETRARCA

  "Solo e pensoso i più deserti campi"

  "Or che 'l ciel e la terra e 'l vento tace"

GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO

  "Io mi son giovinetta, e volentieri"

FRANCO SACCHETTI

  "Passando con pensier per un boschetto"

LORENZO DE' MEDICI

  Trionfo di Bacco e di Arianna

ANGELO POLIZIANO

  "Ben venga maggio"

LUDOVICO ARIOSTO

  La pazzia d'Orlando (excerpt)

MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI

  "Veggio nel tuo bel viso, Signor mio"

  A Giovanni da Pistoia

FRANCESCO BERNI

  "Chiome d'argento fine, irte ed attorte"

TORQUATO TASSO

  "Eco mormorar l'onde"

  "Qual rugiada o qual pianto"

  "Tacciono i boschi e i fiumi"

  "Un'ape esser vorrei"

GIAMBATTISTA MARINO

  Bella schiava

UGO FOSCOLO

  Alla sera

  In morte del fratello Giovanni

GIACOMO LEOPARDI

  L'infinito

  La quiete doo la tempesta

GABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO

  La pioggia nel pineto

GIUSEPPE UNGARETTI

  Veglia

  Senza piü peso

  Tu ti spezzasti

EUGENIO MONTALE

  "Meriggiare pallido e assorto"

  La casa dei doganieri

  L'anguilla

SALVATORE QUASIMODO

  Antico inverno

  Uomo del mio tempo

PICTURE SOURCES AND CREDITS

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486267159
Editor:
Rebay, Luciano
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Editor:
Rebay, Luciano
Author:
Rebay, Luciano
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Italian poetry
Subject:
Single Author - Continental European
Subject:
Poets, Italian.
Subject:
Poets, Italian -- Biography.
Subject:
Italian poetry -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Italian poetry -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Dual Language Italian
Series Volume:
9367
Publication Date:
19910631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.43 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Treasury of 34 poems by Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, d'Annunzio, Montale, Quasimodo, and others. Full Italian text with literal translation on facing pages. Biographical, critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.

"Synopsis" by , Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d’Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 2
"Synopsis" by , Treasury of 34 poems by Dante, Petrarch, Ariosto, d'Annunzio, Montale, Quasimodo, others. Full Italian text with literal translation on facing pages. Biographical, critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illus.

"Synopsis" by ,
Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d'Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.
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