The life of Petrarch
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Published by Samuel A. Mitchell & Horace Ames in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Petrarca, Francesco, -- 1304-1374

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Edition Notes

Statementby Mrs. Dobson ..
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 42029
ContributionsDobson, Mrs. d. 1795
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., [vii]-xvi, [17]-496 p.
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15090967M
LC Control Number87721191

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" The entire book shines with Celenza's close attention to historical and philological detail, his superb textual and contextual analyses, and his deep understanding of how much Petrarch's legacy contributed to European cultural life. This brief review can barely suggest the subtlety with which the author interweaves such familiar texts as the Cited by: 2. It vindicates the emphatic reality and personality of Petrarch’s love, after all, that when from these heights of vision he surveys and resurveys his life’s long dream, it becomes to him more and more definite, as well as more poetic, and is farther and farther from a merely vague sentimentalism.   The Life of Petrarch By Thomas Campbell The family of Petrarch was originally of Florence, where his ancestors held employments of trust and honour. Garzo, his great-grandfather, was a notary universally respected for his integrity and judgment. Though he had never devoted himself Pages: Preview this book» What people are Petrarch: His Life and Times Henry Calthrop Hollway-Calthrop Full view - Petrarch: His Life and Times When therefore we say that Petrarch founded Humanism and inaugurated the New Learning, we do not mean that he created something out of nothing ; we mean that he inspired ideas and modes of.

  Life Of Petrarch Hardcover – Septem by Thomas Campbell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thomas Campbell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central 1/5(1). After going through a migratory phase, Petrarch decided to settle down in Padua in and spent the rest of his life engaging in religious exercises. Petrarch had a ‘modernized’ view about the external world; he always did self-analysis to develop his own values and philosophies and because of this, he is considered as the first modern man. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilkins, Ernest Hatch, Life of Petrarch. [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [] (OCoLC) The Life of Solitude. Francesco Petrarca. Preview this book king known learned least leisure less letter light live look Lord manner matter means mind nature never object once opinion pass peace persons Petrarch philosophers pleasure poets practice praise present reason regard remain rest retired Roman seek seems silence single solitary.

Life of Petrarch. London: Printed for the author; and sold by J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; J. Buckland, in Pater-Noster Row; and T. Becket, in the Strand, MDCCLXXVI [] (OCoLC)   Petrarch passed away just before his 70th birthday, in Arquà (near Padua), Carrara, which is now part of Italy. After retiring to work in his study on J , Petrarch died during the night. Petrarch introduces the subject of the book by indicating what is necessary to the life of solitude. Note in this first line the several options he presents. I believe that a noble spirit will never find repose save in God, in whom is our end, or in himself and his private thoughts, or in some intellect united by a close sympathy with his own.   But in Petrarch's hands it is the instrument of a vision that implicitly questions the account of our life proposed by the Christian theology he espoused and embraced. Probably the best way for English-speaking readers to approach the meaning and nature of Petrarch's achievement is through comparison with his most adept reader in English 5/5(3).