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Author Stampa, Gaspara, approximately 1523-approximately 1554.

Title The complete poems : the 1554 edition of the Rime, a bilingual edition / Gaspara Stampa ; edited by Troy Tower and Jane Tylus ; translated and with an introduction by Jane Tylus
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 443 pages) : illustrations
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents The Rime (1554) -- Appendix A: poems not included in the 1554 anthology -- Appendix B: poems to Stampa from poets she addresses in the rime -- Appendix C: concordance
Summary Gaspara Stampa (1523?-1554) is one of the finest female poets ever to write in Italian. Although she was lauded for her singing during her lifetime, her success and critical reputation as a poet emerged only after her verse was republished in the early eighteenth century. Her poetry runs the gamut of human emotion, ranging from ecstasy over a consummated love affair to despair at its end. While these tormented works and their multiple male addressees have led to speculation that Stampa may have been one of Venice's famous courtesans, they can also be read as a rebuttal of typical assumptions a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes In Italian with English translation
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Subject Stampa, Gaspara, approximately 1523-approximately 1554 -- Translations into English.
Love poetry, Italian -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
Author Tower, Troy.
Tylus, Jane, 1956-
ISBN 0226770737 (electronic bk.)
9780226770734 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Works. English & Italian. 2010