Complete Poetry and Prose

Complete Poetry and Prose

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Thanks to her acclaimed volume of poetry and prose published in France in 1555, Louise LabAc (1522-66) remains one of the most important and influential women writers of the Continental Renaissance. Best known for her exquisite collection of love sonnets, LabAc played off the Petrarchan male tradition with wit and irony, and her elegies respond with lyric skill to predecessors such as Sappho and Ovid. The first complete bilingual edition of this singular and broad-ranging female author, Complete Poetry and Prose also features the only translations of LabAc's sonnets to follow the exacting rhyme patterns of the originals and the first rhymed translation of LabAc's elegies in their entirety.... prose translatora#39;s note, 225n37; thematization of language, 33a€“34; transition to the final act, 33; treatment of gendered relationships, ... 7, 8, 26a€“28; critical essay, 20a€“27; defense of women in, 21a€“22, 221n4; dual rhetorical strategy, 21; feminism in, 4, 6a€“7, 20a€“21, 221n2; ... 136; passion in, 134; text of elegy, 153a€“ 159, 238nn19-24 elegy 2 (a€œSuch Endless Waitinga€): ap- peal for female solidarity, 137a€“139;anbsp;...

Title:Complete Poetry and Prose
Author: Louise Labé
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2007-11-01

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