Petrarch In Romantic England

Hardcover | June 15, 2008

byEdoardo Zuccato

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The Petrarchan revival in Romantic England was a unique phenomenon which involved an impressive number of scholars, translators and poets. This book analyses the way Petrarch was read and re-written by Romantic figures. The result is a history of the Romantic-era sonnet and a new lens for understanding English Romantic poetry.

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The Petrarchan revival in Romantic England was a unique phenomenon which involved an impressive number of scholars, translators and poets. This book analyses the way Petrarch was read and re-written by Romantic figures. The result is a history of the Romantic-era sonnet and a new lens for understanding English Romantic poetry.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.62 inPublished:June 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542603

ISBN - 13:9780230542600

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * List of Abbreviations * Introduction * Writing the Biography of Petrarch: From Susanna Dobson (1775) to the Romantics * Englishing Petrarch: The Translators' Role * Charlotte Smith and Anna Seward * The Della Cruscans and Mary Robinson * Charles Lloyd and Samuel Taylor Coleridge * Epilogue: From Romantic to Victorian Petrarch * Notes * Bibliography * Index