Orphans of Petrarch: Poetry and Theory in the Spanish Renaissance

Navarrete, Ignacio

Published by Univ of California Pr, 1994
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Synopsis: In Spain as elsewhere, Renaissance poets transformed the lyric tradition by using Petrarch as a source of poetic renewal. But political unity and military hegemony, coupled with a sense of cultural inferiority and an obsession with ethnic purity, made Spain different. Drawing on modern critical theory, Ignacio Navarrete offers a new exposition of the development of Spanish Renaissance poetics. Grounded in both philology and cultural theory, Orphans of Petrarch is the first book to integrate the "Spanish difference" into an understanding of Renaissance lyric as a European phenomenon.

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Title: Orphans of Petrarch: Poetry and Theory in ...
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
Publication Date: 1994
Book Condition: Very Good

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