Francesco Petrarch

eAudio - unabridged
(1.02 hours)
Product Number: OB2882
Released: 05 Jun, 2017
Business Term: OBOU 7 Years
ISBN: #9781510080904
Narrator(s): Anton Lesser
Publisher: W F Howes
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This 14th-century Italian poet was a model for many who followed him. His passionate sonnets to Laura became the epitome for love poetry. Over some 40 years he wrote 366 sonnets to Laura, whom he probably never even spoke to, and they remain immediate and affecting even now. Called Rime Sparse (Scattered Rhymes), they influenced Chaucer and many others. This is an unusual addition to ‘The Great Poets’, but part of the intention of the series is to cover the major stepping stones of world poetry.

Author(s): Francesco Petrarch
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Imprint: Naxos Audiobooks
Original Publish Date: 05 Jun, 2017

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Author(s): Francesco Petrarch
Narrator(s): Anton Lesser
Genre: Classics, Poetry
Product Number CX1456
Released: 01 May, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407485317

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