Cover: Petrarch’s Lyric Poems in PAPERBACK

Petrarch’s Lyric Poems

The Rime Sparse and Other Lyrics

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £33.95 • €34.95

ISBN 9780674663480

Publication Date: 05/15/1979

Short

672 pages

World

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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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