Inicio > Poesía > The Stanze of Angelo Poliziano
The Stanze of Angelo Poliziano

The Stanze of Angelo Poliziano

The Stanze of Angelo Poliziano

David Quint

0,00 €
IVA incluido
Consulta disponibilidad
Editorial:
Pennsylvania State University Press
Año de edición:
1993
Materia
Poesía
ISBN:
9780271028712
0,00 €
IVA incluido
Consulta disponibilidad

Selecciona una librería:

'Seldom have careful scholarship and book design combined to make a work as attractive as David Quint's new translation of Poliziano's Stanze per la giostra.' . . . Quint's facing translation is excellent, conveying the tone and content of the poetry in prose paragraphs which reflect the ottave of the original; he manages an effect which is wholly satisfying.. . . an outstanding contribution belonging on every scholar's shelf.' -Italica 'In his unique translation of Angelo Poliziano's The Stanze, David Quint reveals in English for the first time the pagan love story of the ill-fated Giuliano de Medici and the bewitching Simonetta--a theme that has inspired painters and poets for generations. The English prose is rich, vibrant and rhythmic, while at the same time accurate and natural. It captures the fragile and fugitive beauty of the original Italian verses, emulating the complex models of Latin and Greek literature. The English version, with copious explanatory notes, faces the Italian on the opposite page. The introduction locates the poem in its historical framework, examines the mythological symbolism, and interprets the so-called neoplatonic philosophy of love guiding the poet.' -Choice 'Those who know the intricacies of translation should be the first to praise Professor Quint. . . His book cannot fail to cast new light on the Italian Renaissance in general, and on Poliziano in particular.' -Forum Italicum David Quint is Professor of Comparative Literature and English at Yale University. His books include Epic and Empire: Politics and Generic Form from Virgil to Milton (Princeton, 1993) and Origin and Originality in Renaissance Literature: Versions of the Source (Yale, 1983).

Artículos relacionados

  • Coming Around
    Richard Rose
    While researching family history for his semibiographical opera Monte and Pinky, Richmond-based poet and songwriter Richard Rose came face to face with the fact of his ancestors’ involvement in the local slave trade. As a social and environmental activist, Rose became determined to explore and come to terms with the many consequences of the injustices in which his family took p...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    11,32 €

  • Triune
    C. C. Hannett
    “How can poetry be a page-turner? Yet this is, without losing any harsh seduction or strange familiarity. You don’t know what is going to happen next, but you know how you feel about it.”      Lydia Swartz ...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    15,48 €

  • Red Bank
    David Annwn
    Intimately moving over and returning to a valley and fields to the south of Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, Red Bank raises and interleaves versions of history and experience, amongst them that of a teenager in a school for young offenders in the late 1960s and the battle of Winwick Pass, 19 August 1648. Red bank stands in a nexus of vision: between the costly, oblivious masquer...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    9,38 €

  • Draft Vicinity
    Scott Thurston
    ...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    9,25 €

  • Please Hear What I'm Not Saying
    Isabelle Kenyon
    With over 600 submissions, poets from around the world put their pens to paper to create this anthology, enthused by a common goal to raise money for UK mental health charity, Mind. With poems focusing on mental health from a wide range of experiences, this book aims to continue the worldwide conversation about mental health.The profits from this book go to UK Charity, Mind.Tri...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    14,86 €

  • Perennial
    Mary Anne Mohanraj
    Perennial tells the story of Kate Smith, an aspiring artist facing a difficult cancer diagnosis, and Devan McLeod, a flower shop owner. It draws on the experiences of the author, Mary Anne Mohanraj, who was diagnosed with breast cancer and treated (successfully) with chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation. This little book intercuts poems she wrote over the course of that year wi...
    Consulta disponibilidad

    9,63 €

Otros libros del autor

  • Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy
    David Quint
    In a fresh reading of Montaigne’s Essais, David Quint portrays the great Renaissance writer as both a literary man and a deeply engaged political thinker concerned with the ethical basis of society and civil discourse. From the first essay, Montaigne places the reader in a world of violent political conflict reminiscent of the French Wars of Religion through which he lived and ...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    84,10 €

  • Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy
    David Quint
    In a fresh reading of Montaigne’s Essais, David Quint portrays the great Renaissance writer as both a literary man and a deeply engaged political thinker concerned with the ethical basis of society and civil discourse. From the first essay, Montaigne places the reader in a world of violent political conflict reminiscent of the French Wars of Religion through which he lived and ...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    33,65 €

  • Cervantes’s Novel of Modern Times
    David Quint
    This book offers a radically new reading of Don Quijote, understanding it as a whole much greater than the sum of its famous parts. David Quint discovers a unified narrative and deliberate thematic design in a novel long taught as the very definition of the picaresque and as a rambling succession of individual episodes. Quint shows how repeated motifs and verbal details link th...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    39,54 €

  • Epic and Empire
    David Quint
    Alexander the Great, according to Plutarch, carried on his campaigns a copy of the Iliad, kept alongside a dagger; on a more pronounced ideological level, ancient Romans looked to the Aeneid as an argument for imperialism. In this major reinterpretation of epic poetry beginning with Virgil, David Quint explores the political context and meanings of key works in Western literatu...
    Recíbelo en 3 días

    62,80 €