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The Resource Petrarch : a critical guide to the complete works, edited by Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi

Petrarch : a critical guide to the complete works, edited by Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi

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Petrarch : a critical guide to the complete works
Title
Petrarch
Title remainder
a critical guide to the complete works
Statement of responsibility
edited by Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) is best known today for his Italian poetry, 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 general reader-can turn for information on each of Petrarch's works, its place in the poet's oeuvre, and a critical exposition of its defining features. A sophisticated but accessible handbook that illuminates Petrarch's love of classical culture, his devout Christiani
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
  • 851/.1
  • 850.8001
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4540
LC item number
.P48 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kirkham, Victoria
  • Maggi, Armando
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Petrarca, Francesco
  • Petrarca, Francesco
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • POETRY
Label
Petrarch : a critical guide to the complete works, edited by Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. An enduring vernacular legacy. The self in the labyrinth of time (Rerum vulgarium fragmenta) / Teodolinda Barolini ; The poem of memory (Triumphi) / Fabio Finotti ; Petrarch's damned poetry and the poetics of exclusion (Rime disperse) / Justin Steinberg -- Part 2. Literary debut, latin humanism, and orations. The rebirth of the Romans as models of character (De viris illustribus) / Ronald G. Witt ; Petrarch's philological epic (Africa) / Simone Marchesi ; The beginnings of humanistic oratory: Petrarch's Collatio laureationis / Dennis Looney ; Petrarch the courtier: five public speeches (Arenga facta venecijs, Arringa facta Mediolani, Arenga facta in civitate Novarie, Collatio brevis coram Iohanne Francorum rege, Orazione per la seconda ambasceria veneziana) / Victoria Kirkham ; The unforgettable books of things to be remembered (Rerum memorandarum libri) / Paolo Cherchi -- Part 3. Contemplative serenity. Pastoral as personal history (Bucolicum carmen) / Stefano Carrai -- "You will be my solitude": solitude as prophecy (De vita solitaria) / Armando Maggi ; A humanistic approach to religious solitude (De otio religioso) / Susanna Barsella -- Part 4. Journeys into the soul. The burning question: crisis and cosmology in the secret (Secretum) / David Marsh ; Petrarch's personal psalms (Psalmi penitentiales) / E. Ann Matter ; The place of the itinerarium (Itinerarium ad sepulchrum domini nostri Yhesu Christi) / Theodore J. Cachey Jr. -- Part 5. Life's turbulence. On the two faces of fortune (De remediis utriusque fortunae) / Timothy Kircher ; The art of invective (Invective contra medicum) / Stefano Cracolici ; The economy of invective and a man in the middle (De sui ipsius et multorum ignorantia) / William J. Kennedy -- Part 6. Petrarch the epistler. A poetic journal (Epystole) / Giuseppe Velli ; The book without a name: Petrarch's open secret (Liber sine nomine) / Ronald L. Martinez ; The uncollected poet (Lettere disperse) / Lynn Laura Westwater ; Petrarch's epistolary epic: letters on familiar matters (Rerum familiarum libri) / Giuseppe F. Mazzotta ; Letters of old age: love between men, Griselde, and farewell to letters (Rerum senilium libri) / David Wallace -- Epilogue. To write as another: the testamentum (Testamentum) / Armando Maggi
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434595810
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 542 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226437439
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612239687
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223968
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595810
Label
Petrarch : a critical guide to the complete works, edited by Victoria Kirkham and Armando Maggi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. An enduring vernacular legacy. The self in the labyrinth of time (Rerum vulgarium fragmenta) / Teodolinda Barolini ; The poem of memory (Triumphi) / Fabio Finotti ; Petrarch's damned poetry and the poetics of exclusion (Rime disperse) / Justin Steinberg -- Part 2. Literary debut, latin humanism, and orations. The rebirth of the Romans as models of character (De viris illustribus) / Ronald G. Witt ; Petrarch's philological epic (Africa) / Simone Marchesi ; The beginnings of humanistic oratory: Petrarch's Collatio laureationis / Dennis Looney ; Petrarch the courtier: five public speeches (Arenga facta venecijs, Arringa facta Mediolani, Arenga facta in civitate Novarie, Collatio brevis coram Iohanne Francorum rege, Orazione per la seconda ambasceria veneziana) / Victoria Kirkham ; The unforgettable books of things to be remembered (Rerum memorandarum libri) / Paolo Cherchi -- Part 3. Contemplative serenity. Pastoral as personal history (Bucolicum carmen) / Stefano Carrai -- "You will be my solitude": solitude as prophecy (De vita solitaria) / Armando Maggi ; A humanistic approach to religious solitude (De otio religioso) / Susanna Barsella -- Part 4. Journeys into the soul. The burning question: crisis and cosmology in the secret (Secretum) / David Marsh ; Petrarch's personal psalms (Psalmi penitentiales) / E. Ann Matter ; The place of the itinerarium (Itinerarium ad sepulchrum domini nostri Yhesu Christi) / Theodore J. Cachey Jr. -- Part 5. Life's turbulence. On the two faces of fortune (De remediis utriusque fortunae) / Timothy Kircher ; The art of invective (Invective contra medicum) / Stefano Cracolici ; The economy of invective and a man in the middle (De sui ipsius et multorum ignorantia) / William J. Kennedy -- Part 6. Petrarch the epistler. A poetic journal (Epystole) / Giuseppe Velli ; The book without a name: Petrarch's open secret (Liber sine nomine) / Ronald L. Martinez ; The uncollected poet (Lettere disperse) / Lynn Laura Westwater ; Petrarch's epistolary epic: letters on familiar matters (Rerum familiarum libri) / Giuseppe F. Mazzotta ; Letters of old age: love between men, Griselde, and farewell to letters (Rerum senilium libri) / David Wallace -- Epilogue. To write as another: the testamentum (Testamentum) / Armando Maggi
Control code
434595810
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 542 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226437439
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612239687
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223968
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595810

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