La Vita Nuova

Poems of Youth

Author: Dante Alighieri

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0140449477

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 75

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La Vita Nuova marked a turning point in European literature, introducing personal experience into the strict formalism of medieval love poetry. The sequence of poems tells the story of Dante's passion for Beatrice, the beautiful sister of one of his closest friends, transformed through his writing into a symbol of love that was both spiritual and romantic. From unrequited passion to the profound grief he experiences at the loss of his love, this work intersperses exquisite verse with Dante's own commentary on the structure and origins of each poem, offering a unique insight into the poet's art and skill. Barbara Reynolds's translation, acclaimed for its lucidity and faithfulness to the original, is now enhanced with a new introduction and other material.
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The Concept of Woman

The Early Humanist Reformation, 1250-1500, Part 1

Author: Prudence Allen

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 9780802833464

Category: History

Page: 560

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This seminal work is the second volume of a widely praised study of the concept of woman in the history of Western philosophy. Sister Prudence Allen explores claims about sex and gender identity in the works of over fifty philosophers (both men and women) in the late medieval and early Renaissance periods. Touching on the thought of every philosopher who considered sex or gender identity between A.D. 1250 and 1500, The Concept of Woman provides the analytical categories necessary for situating contemporary discussion of women in relation to men. Adding to the accessibility of this fine discussion are informative illustrations, helpful summary charts, and extracts of original source material (some not previously available in English). Encyclopedic in coverage yet clearly organized and well written, The Concept of Woman will be an invaluable resource for readers interested in a wide range of disciplines.
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A Sourcebook about Mary

Author: J. Robert Baker,Barbara Budde

Publisher: LiturgyTrainingPublications

ISBN: 9781568543857

Category: Religion

Page: 147

View: 3762

This newest addition to LTP's Sourcebook series of anthologies honors Mary of Nazareth, mother of Jesus, mother of God and mother of the church. Like the other volumes in the series, A Sourcebook about Mary gathers hymns, poetry, scripture and prayers, arranging them according to the eight phrases of the Ave Maria, or Hail Mary, one the most beloved of Catholic prayers. These phrases are then answered by a section from the Magnificat, Mary's extravagant affirmation of God's enduring love and constant care for the poor. Acclamations from the Litany of Loretto, and extended praise of Mary as model and disciple, grace each section. A Sourcebook about Mary is a marvelous addition to any spiritual library, and it makes a wonderful gift for anyone with a special love for Mary: mother, woman, advocate and protector. It can be used for private prayer and devotional reading, as well as for homily and liturgy preparation during Advent and Christmas, and on feasts of Mary. Parents and grandparents, womenand men, priests and other ministers, young and old, will all find in this collection a treasury of praise for the first and model disciple.
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Selected Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Author: Gerard Manley Hopkins

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486320774

Category: Poetry

Page: 128

View: 5911

Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins created verse that combined material sensuousness with asceticism. This anthology features all of his mature work, including the well-known elegy, "The Wreck of the Deutschland."
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Dante for the New Millennium

Author: Teodolinda Barolini,Wayne Storey

Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

ISBN: 9780823222728

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 498

View: 6655

The twenty-five original essays in this remarkable book constitute both a state of the art survey of Dante scholarship and a manifesto for new understandings of one of the world's great poets. The fruit of an historic conference called by the Dante Society of America, the essays confront a range of important questions. What theories, methods, and issues are unique to Dante scholarship? How are they changing? What is the essence of the distinctive American Dante tradition? Why-and how-do we read Dante in today's global, postmodern culture? From John Ahern on the first copies of the Commedia to Peter Hawkins and Rachel Jacoff on Dante after modernism, the essays shed brilliant new light on Dante's texts, his world, and what we make of his legacy. The contributors: John Ahern, H. Wayne Storey, Guglielmo Gorni, Teodolinda Barolini, Gary P. Cestaro, Lino Pertile, F. Regina Psaki, Steven Botterill, Giuseppe Mazzotta, Alison Cornish, Robert M. Durling, Manuele Gragnolati, Giuliana Carugati, Susan Noakes, Zygmunt Baranski, Christopher Kleinhenz, Ronald L. Martinez, Ronald Herzman, Amilcare Iannucci, Albert Russell Ascoli, Michelangelo Picone, Jessica Levenstein, David Wallace, Piero Boitani, Peter Hawkins, and Rachel Jacoff.
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Dante's Lyric Poetry

Poems of Youth and of the 'Vita Nuova'

Author: Teodolinda Barolini

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442626194

Category: History

Page: 335

View: 4424

The first comprehensive English translation and commentary on Dante's early verse to be published in almost fifty years, Dante's Lyric Poetry includes all the poems written by the young Dante Aligheri between c. 1283 and c. 1292. Essays by Teodolinda Barolini guide the reader through the new verse translations by Richard Lansing, illuminating Dante's transformation from a young courtly poet into the writer of the vast and visionary Commedia. Barolini's commentary exposes Dante's lyric poems as early articulations of many of the ideas in the Commedia, including the philosophy and psychology of desire and its role as motor of all human activity, the quest for vision and transcendence, the frustrating search for justice on earth, and the transgression of boundaries in society and poetry. A wide-ranging and intelligent examination of one of the most important poets in the Western tradition, this book will be of interest to scholars and poetry-lovers alike.
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Dante in English

A Terza Rima Translation and Critique of Terza Rima Translations of the Inferno of Dante (cantos I-VII)

Author: Dante Alighieri

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 69

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Poems and letters

selections, with the 1550 Vasari Life

Author: Michelangelo Buonarroti,Anthony Robert Mortimer

Publisher: Penguin Classics

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 237

View: 5707

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) is universally celebrated as one of the greatest artists of all time, yet iconic Renaissance creator was also a prolific and gifted poet. The verses collected here are primarily devoted to love and religion. Intense and passionate, the love poems focus on two figures: Tommaso de Cavalieri and Vittoria Colonna; with the sonnets and madrigals dedicated to de Cavalieri revealing a highly charged, homoerotic fervour - previously obscured in the original versions. Michelangelo's later religious poetry moves away from his earlier wordly concerns, while his letters provide a fasicnating insight into his fanily relations and day-to-day life as a working artist. The result is a revealing picture of one of the towering figures of the Renaissance.
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Italian Literature Before 1900 in English Translation

An Annotated Bibliography, 1929-2008

Author: Robin Healey

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442642696

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1150

View: 5767

"Italian Literature before 1900 in English Translation provides the most complete record possible of texts from the early periods that have been translated into English, and published between 1929 and 2008. It lists works from all genres and subjects, and includes translations wherever they have appeared across the globe. In this annotated bibliography, Robin Healey covers over 5,200 distinct editions of pre-1900 Italian writings. Most entries are accompanied by useful notes providing information on authors, works, translators, and how the translations were received. Among the works by over 1,500 authors represented in this volume are hundreds of editions by Italy's most translated authors - Dante Alighieri, [Niccoláo] Machiavelli, and [Giovanni] Boccaccio - and other hundreds which represent the author's only English translation. A significant number of entries describe works originally published in Latin. Together with Healey's Twentieth-Century Italian Literature in English Translation, this volume makes comprehensive information on translations accessible for schools, libraries, and those interested in comparative literature."--Pub. desc.
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新收洋書総合目錄

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Catalogs, Union

Page: N.A

View: 6064

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Nashotah Review

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Theology

Page: N.A

View: 8107

Posted in Theology

Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'

Author: N.A

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141960809

Category: Poetry

Page: 272

View: 8951

This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'.
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The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth-Century American Poetry

Author: Rita Dove

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: 9780143121480

Category: Poetry

Page: 599

View: 1137

This collection of modern American poetry features the most significant and compelling work by the most influential voices of the twentieth century.
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Complete Poems

Author: Guido Cavalcanti

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781847492944

Category: Poetry

Page: 224

View: 8684

Anthony Mortimer, acclaimed for his versions of Petrarch and Michelangelo, provides a new verse translation complete with notes, critical comment and biographical material: following in the footsteps of Rossetti and Pound he presents a Cavalcanti who speaks for his own time and to ours.
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Blizzard of One

Poems

Author: Mark Strand

Publisher: Waywiser Press

ISBN: 9781904130154

Category:

Page: 95

View: 2855

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Brown

Poems

Author: Kevin Young

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 1524732559

Category: Poetry

Page: 176

View: 6353

James Brown. John Brown's raid. Brown v. the Topeka Board of Ed. The prize-winning author of Blue Laws meditates on all things "brown" in this powerful new collection. Divided into "Home Recordings" and "Field Recordings," Brown speaks to the way personal experience is shaped by culture, while culture is forever affected by the personal, recalling a black Kansas boyhood to comment on our times. From "History"--a song of Kansas high-school fixture Mr. W., who gave his students "the Sixties / minus Malcolm X, or Watts, / barely a march on Washington"--to "Money Road," a sobering pilgrimage to the site of Emmett Till's lynching, the poems engage place and the past and their intertwined power. These thirty-two taut poems and poetic sequences, including an oratorio based on Mississippi "barkeep, activist, waiter" Booker Wright that was performed at Carnegie Hall and the vibrant sonnet cycle "De La Soul Is Dead," about the days when hip-hop was growing up ("we were black then, not yet / African American"), remind us that blackness and brownness tell an ongoing story. A testament to Young's own--and our collective--experience, Brown offers beautiful, sustained harmonies from a poet whose wisdom deepens with time.
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National Union Catalog

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Union catalogs

Page: N.A

View: 5581

Includes entries for maps and atlases.
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Book of Hours

Poems

Author: Kevin Young

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 0375711880

Category: Poetry

Page: 208

View: 7910

An award-winning poet presents a searing collection of emotional poems that acknowledges life's passages, including the tragic death of his father and the birth of his son.
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Devotions

The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver

Author: Mary Oliver

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399563253

Category: Poetry

Page: 480

View: 6059

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunning and definitive collection of her writing from the last fifty years. Carefully curated, these 200 plus poems feature Oliver's work from her very first book of poetry, No Voyage and Other Poems, published in 1963 at the age of 28, through her most recent collection, Felicity, published in 2015. This timeless volume, arranged by Oliver herself, showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. Within these pages, she provides us with an extraordinary and invaluable collection of her passionate, perceptive, and much-treasured observations of the natural world.
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