Petrarch Nicholas Mann

ISBN: 9780192876096

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128 pages


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Petrarch  by  Nicholas Mann

Petrarch by Nicholas Mann
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Steeped in the medieval culture which had produced Dante, yet in his passionate interest in classical antiquity one of the founding fathers of the Renaissance, Petrarch has a real claim to be considered the first modern man. This study (the onlyMoreSteeped in the medieval culture which had produced Dante, yet in his passionate interest in classical antiquity one of the founding fathers of the Renaissance, Petrarch has a real claim to be considered the first modern man.

This study (the only brief introduction to Petrarch available in English) explores that modernity through a series of often conflicting but always interlocking images of himself which Petrarch projects in his writings- the traveller and intellectual deeply interested in the writings of antiquity- the man of action and contemplative- and the poet laureate and moralist.



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