Journals Higher Education



06 January 2008

320 Pages | 3 figures

ISBN: 9780197264133

Bookseller Code (06)

Petrarch in Britain

Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Peter Hainsworth, Martin McLaughlin, and Letizia Panizza

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.