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Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters

Francesco Petrarca

Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters

a selection from his correspondence with Boccaccio and other friends, designed to illustrate the beginnings of the Renaissance

by Francesco Petrarca

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petrarca, Francesco, -- 1304-1374,
  • Renaissance -- Italy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementtranslated from the original Latin, together with historical introductions and notes by James Harvey Robinson, with the collaboration of Henry Winchester Rolfe.
    ContributionsRobinson, James Harvey, 1863-1936., Rolfe, Henry Winchester, 1858-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 436 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13534198M
    OCLC/WorldCa11171588


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Petrarch The First Modern. Petrarch is often called the "Father of Humanism". In the 16th century, Pietro Bembo created the model for the modern Italian language based on Petrarch's works, as well as those of Giovanni Boccaccio and, especially, Dante Alighieri.5/5(1). Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters: A Selection from His Correspondence with Boccaccio and Other Friends, Designed to Illustrate the Beginnings of the Renaissance: Author: Francesco Petrarca: Editors: James Harvey Robinson, Henry Winchester Rolfe: Translated by: James Harvey Robinson, Henry Winchester Rolfe: Edition: 3: Publisher.

Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters A Selection from His Correspondence with Boccaccio and Other Friends, Designed to Illustrate the Beginnings of the Renaissance Language: English: LoC Class: PQ: Language and Literatures: Romance literatures: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese: Subject: Renaissance -- Italy Subject.

Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters; a selection from his correspondence with Boccaccio and other friends, designed to illustrate the beginnings of the Renaissance by Petrarca, Francesco, ; Robinson, James Harvey,ed. and tr; Rolfe, Henry Winchester, b.

ed and trPages:   Petrarch, the First Petrarch Scholar and Man of Letters: A Selection from His by Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio, Henry Winchester Rolfe, James Harvey RobinsonPages: Petrarch: Familiar Letters. Petrarch made a collection of the letters he wrote. Divided into 24 books, there are a total of letters.

Due to copyrights of the English translations they can not all be shown here. However, some translations are available and they are included below.

A complete list of letters from this collection as titled by. Francis Petrarch Familiar Letters From James Harvey Robinson, ed. and trans.

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Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters. [Francesco Petrarca; James Harvey Robinson; Henry Winchester Rolfe]. Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters. New York & London, G.P. Putnam's sons, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Petrarca; Giovanni Boccaccio; Henry Winchester Rolfe; Francesco Petrarcha.

Petrarch The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters. A Selection from his Correspondence with Boccaccio and other Friends, Designed to Illustrate the Beginnings of the Renaissance.

Translated from the Original Latin, together with Historical Introductions and Notes BY JAMES HARVEY ROBINSON Professor of History in Columbia University.

translation into English was done by historian James Harvey Robinson (New York: G.P. Putnam, ) in his book "The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters".] In January of Petrarch wrote a lengthy letter to his dear friend ("Socrates" as Petrarch like to call him) dedicating the collection to him.

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From H. Robinson and E.H. Rolfe, Petrarch: The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters. New York. [Widener Ital ] Back to Geoffrey Chaucer Page | (Or use your browser's back button to return to the previous page.). About this Book Catalog Record Details. Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters; a selection Petrarca, Francesco, View full catalog record.

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Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters by Professor Francesco Petrarca,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The purpose of this volume is essentially historical. It is not a piece of literary criticism; it is only incidentally a biography. It has been prepared with the single but lively hope of making a little clearer the development of modern culture.

It views Petrarch not as a poet, nor even, primarily, as a many-sided man of genius, but as the mirror of his age - a mirror in which are reflected. Look at other dictionaries: Petrarch — ( ) an Italian poet whose best known works include the Canzoniere, a collection of poems, mostly ↑sonnets, about his love for a woman named Laura Dictionary of contemporary English.

Petrarch — [pē′trärk΄] (It. name Francesco Petrarca) 74; It. lyric poet & scholar English World dictionary. Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters a selection from his correspondence with Boccaccio and other friends, designed to illustrate the beginnings of the Renaissance by Francesco Petrarca.

Published by G. Putnam's Sons in New by: 1. Index:Petrach, the first modern scholar and man of From Wikisource. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Title: Petrarch, the first modern scholar and man of letters: Author: James Harvey Robinson; Henry Winchester Rolfe; Francesco Petrarca: Translator: Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version.

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Petrarch, The First Modern Scholar And Man Of Letters: A Selection From His Correspondence With Boccaccio And Other Friends, Designed To Illustrate The Beginnings Of The Renaissance: ISBN (). Letters Petrarch at Vaucluse. Letters in Verse and Prose, translated by Ernest Hatch Wilkins.

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x, Price, $ New York and London: G. Putnam's Sons. IAuthor: Merrick Whitcomb. The purpose of this volume is essentially historical.

It is not a piece of literary criticism; it is only incidentally a biography. It has been prepared with the single but lively hope of making a little clearer the development of modern culture. Petrarch was a scholar who laid the foundations for Renaissance humanism, which emphasized the study of Classical authors from antiquity over the Scholastic thinkers of the Middle Ages.

He defended this idea to his more conservative contemporaries. He also had major influence as a poet and established a standard form for the modern lyric.

Petrarch's Remedies for Fortune Fair and Foul A Modern English Translation of De remediis utriusque Fortune, with a Commentary. ISBN ; Robinson, James Harvey (). Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters Harvard University Kirkham, Victoria and Armando Maggi.

Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works Born: 20 (Template:MONTHNUMBER) Arezzo. Petrarch (): Selected Letters, c. WEB Petrarch (): Selections from his Correspondences, from James Harvey Robinson, ed.

and trans. Francesco Petrarca: The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters, (New York: G.P. Putnam, ), scanned by Jason Boley and Jacob Miller. August, "Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters" by Francesco Petrarca (translated by Henry Winchester Rolfe, James Harvey Robinson).

Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From Petrarch's letters: Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta, CXXVIII (?) This translation from James Harvey Robinson and H. Rolfe, Petrarch: The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters (New York, ).

Editorial note from William Fredlund: This letter was probably written in. Translated in James H. Robinson and Henry W. Rolfe, Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters (New York, ), pp.

passim. Francis Petrarch to Posterity, greeting: It is possible that some word of me may have come to you, though even this is doubtful, since an insignificant and obscure name will scarcely penetrate far in. Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works is the only comprehensive, single-volume source to which anyone—scholar, student, or general reader—can turn for information on each of Petrarch’s works, its place in the poet’s oeuvre, and a critical exposition of its defining features.

A sophisticated but accessible handbook that 5/5(1). Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters Harvard University; Book: Kirkham, Victoria and Armando Maggi.

Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works. University of Chicago Press. Lee, Petrarch and St. Augustine: Classical Scholarship, Christian Theology and the Origins of the Renaissance in Italy. Book by Petrarch (Sonnet CCXXV, Canzone XXI, "To Laura in Life"), circa 0 Copy quote I rejoiced in my progress, mourned my weaknesses, and commiserated the universal instability of human conduct.

From H. Robinson and E.H. Rolfe, Petrarch: The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters. New York. [Widener Ital ]. New York. [Widener Ital ]. Available on Google Books for Harvard users.Petrarch — Epistola ad Posteros [Letter to Posterity] in Petrarch: The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters () edited by James Harvey Robinson and Henry Winchester Rolfe, p.

Tags: begin, myself, then, utterances, men, concerning, me, differ, widely.PETRARCH, FRANCESCO Italian poet and humanist; b. Arezzo, J ;d. Arquà, J He was the son of one of the Florentine Whites who were banished with dante (see guelfs and ghibellines). His father, a notary, frustrated in his hope that the coming of Emperor Henry VII would open the way for his return to Florence, moved () to Avignon, the seat of the .