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Stanze of Angelo Poliziano

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ISBN-10: 0271028718

ISBN-13: 9780271028712

Edition: 1993

Authors: David L. Quint

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Seldom have careful scholarship and book design combined to make a work as attractive as David Quint's new translation of Poliziano's Stanze per la giostra. . . . Quint's facing translation is excellent, conveying the tone and content of the poetry in prose paragraphs which reflect the ottave of the original; he manages an effect which is wholly satisfying.. . . an outstanding contribution belonging on every scholar's shelf." -Italica"In his unique translation of Angelo Poliziano's The Stanze, David Quint reveals in English for the first time the pagan love story of the ill-fated Giuliano de Medici and the bewitching Simonetta--a theme that has inspired painters and poets for generations.…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 7/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

David Quint is Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Yale University. His books include E pic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton (1993) and Origin and Originality in Renaissance Literature: Versions of the Source (1983).