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Matraini, Chiara 1515-1604

Overview
Works: 51 works in 101 publications in 4 languages and 3,244 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Meditations  Paraphrases  Commentaries 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other, Creator, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Chiara Matraini
Selected poetry and prose by Chiara Matraini( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiara Matraini (15151604?) was a member of the great flowering of poetic imitators and innovators in the Italian literary heritage begun by Petrarch, cultivated later by the lyric poet Pietro Bembo, and supplanted by the epic poet Torquato Tasso. Though without formal training, Matraini excelled in a number of literary genres popular at the time{u2014}poetry, religious meditation, discourse, and dialogue. In her midlife, she published a collection of erotic love poetry, but later in life her work shifted toward a search for spiritual salvation. Near the end of her life, she published a new poetry retrospective. Mostly available in only a handful of rare book collections, her writings are now adeptly translated here for an English-speaking audience and situated historically, which allows the poet to finally take her place as one of the seminal authors of the Renaissance, next to her contemporaries Vittoria Colonna and Laura Battiferra
Rime e lettere by Chiara Matraini( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tres poetisas italianas del renacimiento( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is Mary? : three early modern women on the idea of the Virgin Mary by Vittoria Colonna( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. Who Is Mary? presents devotional works written by three women better known for their secular writings: Vittoria Colonna, famed for her Petrarchan lyric verse; Chiara Matraini, one of the most original poets of her generation; and the wide-ranging, intellectually ambitious polemicist Lucrezia Marinella. At a time when the cult of the Virgin was undergoing a substantial process of redefinition, these texts cast fascinating light on the beliefs of Catholic women in the Renaissance, and also, in the ca
Le opere in prose e altre poesia by Chiara Matraini( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerationi sopra i sette Salmi penitentiali del gran re, e profeta Dauit by Chiara Matraini( Book )

3 editions published in 1586 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerationi sopra i sette Salmi penitentiali del gran ré e profeta Dauit, di M. Chiara Matraini. [With the Latin text. With woodcuts.]( Book )

4 editions published in 1586 in Latin and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettere di madonna Chiara Matraini gentildonna lvcchese : con la prima, e seconda parte delle sue rime :con vna lettera in difesa delle lettere, e delle arme by Chiara Matraini( Book )

1 edition published in 1597 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meditationi spirituali by Chiara Matraini( Book )

3 editions published in 1581 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le opere in prosa e altre poesie by Chiara Matraini( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettere della Signora Chiara Matraini, Gentildonna Luchese : Con la prima, e seconda parte delle sue rime by Chiara Matraini( Book )

3 editions published in 1595 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rime et prose di Madonna Chiara Matraini by Chiara Matraini( Book )

1 edition published in 1555 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le opere in prosa e altre poesia by Chiara Matraini( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rime et prose by Chiara Matraini( Book )

2 editions published in 1555 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le opere in prose e altre poesia by Chiara Matraini( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vita della Beatissima Vergine Maria, etc by Chiara Matraini( Book )

2 editions published in 1650 in Undetermined and Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettere ... con la prima e seconda parte delle sue rime ... Nuovamente stampate, etc by Chiara Matraini( Book )

1 edition published in 1597 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oratione d'Isocrate à Demonico figlivolo d'Ipponico : circa à l'essortation de costumi, che si conuengono à tutti i nobilissimi giouani by Isocrates( Book )

1 edition published in 1556 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considerationi sopra i sette Salmi Penitentiali del gran re, & profeta Dauit, di M. Chiara Matraini by Chiara Matraini( Book )

1 edition published in 1586 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breve discorso sopra la vita e laude della beatiss. verg. e madre del figlivol di Dio by Chiara Matraini( Book )

2 editions published in 1590 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Selected poetry and prose
Covers
Who is Mary? : three early modern women on the idea of the Virgin MaryWho is Mary? : three early modern women on the idea of the Virgin Mary : Vittoria Colonna, Chiara Matraini, and Lucrezia Marinella
Alternative Names
Cantarini de Matraini, Chiara

Cantarini Matraini, Chiara

Chiara Matraini Italiaans dichteres (1515-1604)

Chiara Matraini italiensk poet

Chiara Matraini Poet and writer

Chiara Matraini poetessa italiana

Mastrani, Clara ca. 1515- ca. 1604

Matraini Cantarini, Chiara

Matraini , Maria Chiara

Languages
Italian (37)

English (28)

Latin (3)

Spanish (1)