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Published: 06 January 2008

320 Pages | 3 figures

ISBN: 9780197264133

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Petrarch in Britain

Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Peter Hainsworth, Martin McLaughlin, and Letizia Panizza

A British Academy Publication

Proceedings of the British Academy

This volume surveys of Petrarch's literary legacy in Britain. It explores a number of key topics: Petrarch's analysis of the self; his dialogue with other classical and Italian authors; Petrarchism and anti-Petrarchism in Renaissance Italy; Petrarchism in England and Scotland; and his modern legacy in both Italy and Britain.