Treasury of 34 hymns, sonnets, madrigals, heroic epics (in selection) and lyrics by Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Ariosto, Tasso, d'Annunzio and 15 others. Full Italian texts with expert literal translations on facing pages, plus biographical and critical commentary on each poet. Introduction. 21 black-and-white illustrations.This accusation of obscurity, of writing what has been labeled aquot;hermetic poetry, aquot; has been brought not only against Montale, ... And if a major poet like Montale often finds it necessary to use an ellipsis or to suppress any link between ideas andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Introduction to Italian Poetry|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 2012-09-06|