Synopses & Reviews
This entirely new translation includes Petrarch's short autobiographical prose works, The Letter to Posterity and The Ascent of Mount Ventoux, and a selection of twenty-seven poems from the Canzoniere, Petrarch's best-known work in Italian.
"An excellent anthology of the major lyrics and several key Latin texts that will find a welcome place in courses on Italian Renaissance literature, history, and culture."--Peter Bondanella, Indiana University, Bloomington
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxiii]-xxv).