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Author Coignard, Gabrielle de, -1586.

Title Spiritual Sonnets : a Bilingual Edition
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (229 pages)
Contents Contents; Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introduction; Volume Editor's Introduction; Volume Editor's Bibliography; Coignard's Spiritual Sonnets, with English translations on facing pages; Notes; Series Editors' Bibliography; Index
Summary Born into a wealthy family in Toulouse, Gabrielle de Coignard (ca. 1550-86) married a prominent statesman in 1570. Widowed three years later, with two young daughters to raise, Coignard turned to writing devotional verse to help her cope with her practical and spiritual struggles. Spiritual Sonnets presents the first English translation of 129 of Coignard's highly autobiographical poems, giving us a startlingly intimate view into the life and mind of this Renaissance woman. The sonnets are all written "in the shadow of the Cross" and include elegies, penitential lyrics, Biblical meditations, an
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Subject Coignard, Gabrielle de
Genre/Form Literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Gregg, Melanie E.
ISBN 0226139859