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The sonnets of Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca, 1304-74) helped to establish Italian as a literary language.

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The Poetry of Petrarch
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The Poetry of Petrarch

Petrarch; Translated by David Young
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"David Young's version of Petrarch will refresh our images of the West's crucial lyric poet. We are given a Petrarch in our own vernacular, with echoes of Wyatt, Shakespeare, and many who come...

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