Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Cornaro, Luigi, 1475-1566, author

Title Writings on the sober life : the art and grace of living long / Alvise Cornaro ; edited and translated by Hiroko Fudemoto ; foreword by Greg Critser ; introduction and essay by Marisa Milani
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2014]
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource
Series Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library
Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library.
Contents Introduction to Cornaro by Marisa Milani -- Letter to Bishop Cornelio Musso by Bernardino Tomitano -- A Treatise on the Sober Life by the Magnificent Messer Luigi Cornaro, Noble Venetian -- Addition to the Treatise on the Sober Life by Messer Alvise Cornaro -- A Brief Compendium of The Sober Life by Alvise Cornaro With Many Things Added, Especially Useful and Necessary for Those Who Are Old -- Letter Written by the Magnificent Alvise Cornaro to the Most Reverend Barbaro, Patriarch Elect of Aquileia -- A Loving Exhortation by the Magnificent Messer Alvise Cornaro -- Eulogy for Alvise Cornaro Selected Letters -- How to Attain Immortality Living One Hundred Years, or The Fortune of the Vita Sobria in the Anglo-Saxon World -- Selected Terminology
Summary This edition offers the most coherent, uncensored, and complete rendering of this Early Modern classic ever available in English
Notes Translation of: Discorsi della vita sobria
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Health -- Early works to 1800.
Longevity -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
Author Critser, Greg, writer of added commentary
Fudemoto, Hiroko, editor, translator
Milani, Marisa, writer of added commentary
ISBN 1442668342 (electronic bk.)
9781442668348 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Discorsi della vita sobria. English