John Donne, Petrarchist: Italianate Conceits and Love Theory in the Songs and Sonets

Guss, Donald L.

Published by Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI, 1966
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. .230 (1) pp, acknowledgments, I. The Enigma and the Clew; II. The Petrarchan Legions in Italy; III. Petrarchism in England: Wyatt and Gascoigne; IV. Discovering Donne's Petrarchism; V. Donne's Logic and Petrarchan Wit; VI. Baroque and Precieux Elements in Donne; VII. Donne's Realism and the Petrarchan Manner; VIII. A Critical Approach; IX. Renaissance Love Theory; X. Donne's Love Theory; XI. Donne's Neoplatonic Posture; XII. Conclusion; appendix, a note on the translations and texts, texts of Italian poems, notes, selected bibliography, index. First Edition, 1966. "Regarding the use of the conceits of his predecessors, the author shows that Petrarchism can be a rich and flexible poetic convention; that Donne's conceits are paralleled by a host of Italian forerunners; that reference to Renaissance Italian poets clarifies difficulties in interpreting Donne; and that Donne's love theories work in an Italianate context." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Only the faintest wear to bottom edge spine dj with lightly age-toned spiine of same, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with black title plate and gilt lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004231

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Title: John Donne, Petrarchist: Italianate Conceits...

Publisher: Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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