John Florio's Italian & English Sonnets (Paperback)

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This books aims to demonstrate that John Florio, famous translator, teacher and lexicographer, was also a wizard in poetry, involved in the production of sonnets. Like an acrobat of words, jumping from the Italian Petrarchan sonnet to the English iambic pentameter, this book unveils a new, extraordinary side of Florio's multifaceted personality, a hint that his career as tutor, linguist, and translator was only a fragment of a much intriguing, gifted genius the world needs to recognise.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781716114977
ISBN-10: 1716114977
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: February 10th, 2021
Pages: 98
Language: English