Item description for Melancolia Poetica: A Dual Language Anthology of Italian Poetry 1160-1560 (Troubador Italian) by Marc A. Cirigliano...
If you love Italy and are a fan of the artistic, architectural and musical treasures from her late Middle Ages and Renaissance, then you will love this dual language volume that will round out your familiarity with her by bringing you into the creative realm of her poetry. Melancolia poetica brings contemporary English readers into the literary consciousness of the vibrant, worldly and imaginative realm of the Italian late Middle Ages and Renaissance. Containing details of 52 male and female poets, Melancolia poetica provides a general historical introduction to this four-century span, along with a biographical and critical introduction to each author. With the original Italian facing discriminating renderings in English, Marc A. Cirigliano introduces us to a wide array of poets who include: Francesco d'Assisi, Giacomo da Lentino, Brunetto Latini, Guido Guinizzelli, La Compiuta Donzella, Guido Cavalcanti, Dante Alighieri, Giovanni Boccaccio, Francesco Petrarca, Leonardo Bruni, Filippo Brunelleschi, Leon Battista Alberti, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de'Medici, Lorenzo de'Medici, Angelo Poliziano, Luigi Pulci, Jacopo Sannazzaro, Girolamo Savonarola, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarotti, Barbara Torelli, Ludovico Ariosto, Veronica Gambara, Vittoria Colonna and Annibale Caro.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7.5" Height: 9" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 11, 2007
Publisher Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN 1905886829 ISBN13 9781905886821
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More About Marc A. Cirigliano
Writer, professor, snowboard race coach and noted lecturer, Marc Cirigliano was born and spent the early part of his life in north central Ohio, near Cleveland. Growing up he engaged in music, sports and the arts. He is an avid sportsman, enjoying the outdoors, especially in winter. Marc is currently a tenured professor of the arts at SUNY/Empire State College, where he teaches students in a wide array of arts and humanities subjects.