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  • The Essential Petrarchby Petrarch; Peter Hainsworth

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.50

    "Petrarch fashioned so many different versions of himself for posterity that it is an exacting task to establish where one might start to explore. . . . Hainsworth.s study meets this problem through examples of what Petrarch wrote, and does so decisively and succinctly. . . . [A] careful and unpretentious book, penetrating in its organization... more...

  • Petrarcaby Joachim Küpper

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 105.68

    Im Mittelpunkt der fünf Essays des Bandes steht die Lyrik Petrarcas. Der erste Essay indes ist dem "Secretum" gewidmet, d. h. dem Theologen und dem Philosophen Petrarca. Dies hat programmatischen Charakter: Die hier versammelten Studien versuchen, einen neuen Zugang zum "Canzoniere" zu entwickeln, indem sie die Gedichte in den Kontext... more...

  • Buch 1-12by Berthe Widmer; Kurt Flasch

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 242.12

    In 1350, the Italian humanist and poet Francesco Petrarca  decided to form a collection of all his correspondence. The letters deal with multifarious topics, switch between narration and instruction, and the personal and the general, and are addressed to various of his learned friends and contemporaries. They are a treasure trove for... more...

  • Divine Comedies for the New Millenniumby Ronald de Rooy

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 41.75

    A lively debate on the recently published American and Dutch translations of Dante's masterpiece. more...

  • The Decameronby Giovanni Boccaccio

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    In this collection of tales, Boccaccio has presented an assortment of emotions and experiences. The work is a testament to the creative abilities of its author. Some tales satirize the church; others picturesquely depict diverse incidents in a true-to-life manner. Engrossing! more...

  • Buch 13-24by Francesco Petrarca; Berthe Widmer

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 263.27

    In 1350, the Italian humanist and poet Francesco Petrarca decided to form a collection of all his correspondence. The letters deal with multifarious topics, switch between narration and instruction, the personal and the general, and are addressed to various of his learned friends and contemporaries. Theyconstitute a treasure trove for the... more...

  • Petrarch and the Textual Origins of Interpretationby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    This volume addresses a far-reaching aspects of Petrarch research and interpretation: the essential interplay between Petrarch?s texts and their material preparation and reception. To read and interpret Petrarch we must come to grips with the fundamentals of Petrarchan philology. more...

  • A Question of Syllablesby Clive Scott

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 35.00

    Dr Scott examines the intimate life of words in verse, with all their fluctuations of meaning, mood and tone. more...

  • Dante Alighieriby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    An allegory composed of three parts, the "Inferno, Purgatorio, and "Paradiso, Dante's "The Divine Comedy remains one of the greatest works in classic literature. more...

  • Dante Alighieris Gerechtigkeitssinnby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 58.10

    Dante's Divine Comedy is one of the most important works in the history of world literature. Although the theme of justice is of central importance in this work, studies of its content from a philosophy of law perspective have been thus far primarily conducted by researchers of Romance languages and literature rather than by legal experts.... more...