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Author Landon, William J., 1974- author

Title Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi and Niccolò Machiavelli : patron, client, and the Pistola fatta per la peste/an epistle written concerning the plague / William J. Landon
Published Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 277 pages) : illustrations
Series Toronto Italian studies
Toronto Italian studies.
Contents Chapter One: The Life of Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi -- Chapter Two: Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi and Niccolo Machiavelli -- Chapter Three: A History of the Pistola fatta per la peste: Its Manuscripts, Publication History and a Close Reading of the Text -- Conclusion: Pistola, Patron, Client and the Proposed Strozzi Marriage of 1525 -- Figures:Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi's Pistola fatta per la peste: An Italian Edition and an English Translation of the Text -- Appendix One: Supplemental Transcriptions from Banco Rari 29 -- Appendix Two: Francesco Zeffi's "Vita" Of Lorenzo di Filippo Strozzi -- Appendix Three: A Recipe for an Antidote against the Plague by Mengo Bianchelli -- Appendix Four: Niccolo Machiavelli's Minuta di Provvisione per la Riforma dello Stato di Firenze L'Anno 1522
Summary William J. Landon reveals Strozzi's influence on Machiavelli through wide-ranging textual investigations, and especially through Strozzi's Pistola fatta per la peste for which Landon has provided the first ever complete English translation and critical edition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Includes the Italian text of Pistola fatta per la peste followed by the English translation on the facing page
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Subject Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.
Strozzi, Lorenzo di Filippo, 1482-1547 -- Influence.
Strozzi, Lorenzo di Filippo, 1482-1547.
Strozzi, Lorenzo di Filippo, 1482-1547. Pistola fatta per la peste -- Criticism, Textual.
Authors, Italian -- 16th century -- Biography.
Plague in literature.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Strozzi, Lorenzo di Filippo, 1482-1547. Pistola fatta per la peste.
Strozzi, Lorenzo di Filippo, 1482-1547. Pistola fatta per la peste. English.
ISBN 1442699477 (electronic bk.)
9781442699472 (electronic bk.)