Pietro Aretino





Pietro Aretino

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born
in Arezzo, Italy
April 02, 1492

died
October 01, 1556

gender
male


About this author

Pietro Aretino was an Italian author, playwright, poet and satirist who wielded immense influence on contemporary art and politics and invented modern literate pornography.


Average rating: 3.67 · 189 ratings · 17 reviews · 36 distinct works · Similar authors
The School of Whoredom
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1534 — 30 editions
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The Secret Life of Nuns
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2004
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The Secret Life of Wives
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2005
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Sonetti lussuriosi e dubbi ...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1526
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La cortigiana
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2.88 of 5 stars 2.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1525 — 6 editions
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The Marescalco
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1987
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Selected Letters
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1976
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The Works of Aretino: Lette...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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Sonetti lussuriosi e altri ...
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3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1526
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Sonetos Luxuriosos
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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More books by Pietro Aretino…
“I love you, and because I love you, I would sooner have you hate me for telling you the truth than adore me for telling you lies.”
Pietro Aretino

“I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.”
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“let us love winter, for it is the spring of genuis.”
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