Cover: Petrarch’s Lyric Poems in PAPERBACK

Petrarch’s Lyric Poems

The Rime Sparse and Other Lyrics

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674663480

Publication Date: 05/15/1979

Short

672 pages

World

For teachers and students of Petrarch, Robert M. Durling’s edition of the poems has become the standard one. Readers have praised the translation as both graceful and accurate, conveying a real understanding of what this difficult poet is saying.

The literalness of the prose translation makes this beautiful book especially useful to students who lack a full command of Italian. And students reading the verse in the original will find here an authoritative text.

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