104 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9215-2
Published: January 1979
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This volume is a thorough study of Cecco Angiolieri’s life and work. Angiolieri was a thirteenth century Italian poet from Siena. Contents include a prefatory note on English translations of Angiolieri’s work and general assessments of his work by Italian critics, a chapter placing the poet’s life in context of thirteenth and fourteenth century Siena, a chapter treating the dominant topics of his poetry, and a final chapter on style and technique.