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An historical and critical essay on the life and character of Petrarch

Alexander Fraser Tytler

An historical and critical essay on the life and character of Petrarch

with a translation of a few of his sonnets

by Alexander Fraser Tytler

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Published by J. Ballantyne in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrarca, Francesco, -- 1304-1374.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexander Fraser Tyler Woodhouselee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18097799M

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To which are added, seven of his sonnets, translated from the : Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee. Petrarch anticipated modern sensibilities in his individualism, his emphasis on the experience of the poet rather than the nature of the object, and his constant self-analysis.

Yet he was also as much someone who belonged to a “renaissance,” a rebirth, specifically of classical antiquity. One of the most prominent and influential poets in world literature, Petrarch is a major figure in humanist philosophy and the early Italian Renaissance.

Through his Canzoniere (begun s), a collection of poems expressing his unrequited love for a woman named Laura, he popularized the Italian, or Petrarchan. A fresh translation of Petrarch's "Secretum" with critical apparatus and an anthology of representative critical essays from the best scholarship on this work since the turn of the century.

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Although Francesco Petrarca (–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.

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[Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee, Lord]. Petrarch () - in full Francesco Petrarca. Italian scholar, poet, and humanist, a major force in the development of the Renaissance, famous for his poems addressed to Laura, an idealized beloved whom he met in and who died in Historical and critical essay on the life and character of Petrarch.

Edinburgh, J. Ballantyne, (OCoLC) Named Person: Francesco Petrarca; Francesco Petrarca: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee, Lord. Amongst ourselves in late years, following the labours of J.

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Maud Jerrold's Francesco Petrarca: Poet. Petrarch was dazed and stirred by the view of the Alps, the mountains around Lyons, the Rhone, the Bay of Marseilles.

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