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  • Assembling the Lyric Selfby Olivia Holmes

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 42.00

    Assembling the Lyric Self investigates the transition in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries from the first surviving Provenšal and Italian manuscripts (mostly multiauthor lyric anthologies prepared by scribes) to the single-author codex?that is, to the form we now think of as the book of poems. Working from extensive archival and philological... more...

  • Sizilianische Kontrafakturenby Joachim Schulze

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 140.00

    Sizilianische Kontrafakturen: Versuch Zur Frage Der Einheit Von Musik Und Dichtung in Der Sizilianischen Und Sikulo-Toskanischen Lyrik Des 13. Jahrhunderts more...

  • Midday In Italian Literatureby Nicolas James Perella

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.50

    Although midday is commonly associated with indolence or the languishing of both nature and humanity in stifling heat, Nicolas Perella shows that this connection?however real?is secondary to an archetypal encounter with noontide as a moment of existential crisis of spiritual as well as erotic dimensions. First tracing the literary presence of this... more...

  • Poetry and Identity in Quattrocento Naplesby Dr Matteo Soranzo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    Poetry and Identity in Quattrocento Naples approaches poems as acts of cultural identity and investigates how a group of authors used poetry to develop a poetic style, while also displaying their position toward the culture of others. Starting from an analysis of Giovanni Pontano?s Parthenopeus and De amore coniugali, followed by a discussion of Jacopo... more...

  • Petrarchby Victoria Kirkham; Armando Maggi

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 38.00

    Although Francesco Petrarca (1304?74) is best known today for cementing the sonnet?s place in literary history, he was also a philosopher, historian, orator, and one of the foremost classical scholars of his age. Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works is the only comprehensive, single-volume source to which anyone?scholar, student, or... more...

  • The Complete Danteworldsby Guy P. Raffa

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    Dante Alighieri?s Divine Comedy has, despite its enormous popularity and importance, often stymied readers with its multitudinous characters, references, and themes. But until the publication in 2007 of Guy Raffa?s guide to the Inferno , students lacked a suitable resource to help them navigate Dante?s underworld. With this new guide to the entire... more...

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