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Petrarch in Britain : interpreters, imitators, and translators over 700 years

Surveying Petrarch's legacy in Britain, this volume explores a number of key topics: Petrarch's analysis of the self; his dialogue with other classical and Italian authors; Petrarchism and anti-Petrarchism in Renaissance Italy; Petrarchism in England and Scotland; and his modern legacy in both Italy and Britain
Print Book, English, ©2007
Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, ©2007
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xiv, 370 pages ; 25 cm.
9780197264133, 0197264131
Petrarch's Britain
Petrarch and the 'barbari Britanni' / Piero Boitani
Petrarch and the self
Petrarch solitarius / Jennifer Petrie
The ethics of ignorance : Petrarch's Epicurus and Averroës and the structures of the De suit ipsius et multorum ignorantia / Zygmunt G. Barański
Petrarch's second (and third) death / Jonathan Usher
Petrarch in dialogue
Poets and heroes in Petrarch's Africa : classical and medieval sources / Francesca Galligan
Petrarch reading Dante : the ascent of Mont Ventoux (Familiares 4.1) / Enrico Santangelo
Petrarch and Cino da Pistoia : a moment in the pre-history of the Canzoniere / John Took
Petrarchism and the anti-Petrarchism in Italy
Petrarch and teh Italian reformation / Abigail Brundin
Petrarch, Sidney, Bruno / Hilary Gatti
Renaissance misogyny and the rejection of Petrarch / Diego Zancani. Impersonations of Laura in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italy / Letizia Panizza
Petrarchism : English and Scottish connections
Other Petrarchs in early modern England / Michael Wyatt
Thomas Watson's Hekatompathia nd European Petrarchsim / Stephen Clucas
The comedy of Astrophil : Petrarchan motifs in Sidney's Astrophil and Stella / John Roe
Sidney, Spenser, and political Petrarchism / Syrithe Pugh
Petrarch and the Scottish renaissance sonnet / Ronald D.S. Jack
Petrarch and the moderns : Italy and Britain
Leopardi and Petrarch / Pamela Williams
Between tradition and transgression : Amelia Rosselli's Petrarch / Emmanuelo Tandello
Nineteenth-century British biographies of Petrarch / Martin McLaughlin
Translating Petrarch / Peter Hainsworth