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Author Battiferri degli Ammannati, Laura, 1523-1589.

Title Laura Battiferra and her literary circle : an anthology / Laura Battiferra degli Ammannati ; edited and translated by Victoria Kirkham
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 493 pages) : illustrations
Series Other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents 1. Poems from Rime di Madonna Laura Battiferra degli Ammannati -- 2. Poems from other collections -- 3. Orison on the nativity of our Lord -- 4. Letters -- Appendixes. A. Battiferra's wills ; B. Genealogical chart of the Battiferri family of Urbino ; C. Genealogical chart of the Cibo, Della Rovere, Varana, and Farnese families ; D. Genealogical chart of the Medici, Toledo, Colonna, and Montefeltro families ; E. Sources of selections and textual variants ; F. List of manuscripts and printed editions
Summary Internationally known during her lifetime, Laura Battiferra (1523-89) was a gifted and prolific poet in Renaissance Florence. The author of nearly 400 sonnets remarkable for their subtlety, intricate narrative structure, and learned allusions, Battiferra, who was married to the prominent sculptor and architect Bartolomeo Ammannati, traversed an elite literary and artistic network, circulating her verse in a complex and intellectually fecund exchange with some of the most illustrious figures in Italian history. In this anthology, Victoria Kirkham gathers Battiferra's most essential writing, inc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-462) and indexes
Notes Translated from the Italian
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Subject Italian poetry -- 16th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Kirkham, Victoria.
LC no. 2005024004
ISBN 0226039226 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226039234 (paperback; alk. paper)
0226039242 (electronic bk.)
9780226039220 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226039237 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780226039244 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections. English. 2006