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Selected Poetry and Prose: A Bilingual Edition (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Chicago Series)

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Chiara Matraini (1515–1604?) was a member of the great flowering of poetic imitators and innovators in the Italian literary heritage begun by Petrarch, cultivated later by the lyric poet Pietro Bembo, and supplanted by the epic poet Torquato Tasso. Though without formal training, Matraini excelled in a number of literary genres popular at the time—poetry, religious meditat ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published January 31st 2008 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2007)
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