The Italian Renaissance Reader

The Italian Renaissance Reader

Editor: Julia Conaway Bondanella
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Format
Paperback
Price
$18.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452010130
  • 416 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult

Overview


A single volume introduction to the major writers of the Italian Renaissance—Petrarch, Boccaccio, Alberti, della Mirandola, da Vinci, Castiglione, Machiavelli, Buonarroti, Guicciardini, Cellini, and Vasari.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

Francesco Petrarca
“Letter to Posterity”
“The Ascent of Mount Ventoux”
Selected Poems from the Canzoniere

Giovanni Bocaccio
Stories from the Decameron

Leon Battista Alberti
Selections from The Book of the Family

Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola
Selections from The Oration on the Dignity of Man

Leonardo da Vinci
Selections from the Notebooks

Baldesar Castiglione
Selections from The Book of the Courtier

Niccolò Machiavelli
Selections from The Prince

Francesco Guicciardini
Selections from the Ricordi

Benvenuto Cellini
Selections from Cellini’s Life

Michelangelo Buonarroti
Selected Poems

Giorgio Vasari
Selections from Lives of the Most Famous Artists

The Italian Renaissance: Further Readings

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