Sade, Jacques François Paul Aldonce de. The Life of Petrarch. Translator Dobson, Susannah, James Buckland.
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|Cultural formation||Christina Rossetti||
She came of fully Italian blood on her father's side, and half-Italian, half-English on her mother's. In a piece on Petrarch , she claimed that family documents proved her descent from his muse, Laura...
ES attended Merchant Taylors' School (which had been founded in 1561). His first publication (translations from Petrarch and Du Bellay ) appeared in print (with another translation) before he entered university.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
|Family and Intimate relationships||Lady Mary Walker||
Foscolo read Petrarch and Sterne together with Hamilton's daughter Sophia. Then he seduced her, and went back to Italy leaving her pregnant. The baby was called Mary after her grandmother, and stayed with Lady Mary...
|Friends, Associates||Giovanni Boccaccio||
He became a close friend of his fellow-poet Petrarch in 1350, and remained so for the rest of Petrarch's life.
Each has been called the earliest humanist, because of their knowledge of ancient Greek.
Drabble, Margaret, editor. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. Oxford University Press.
“The Catholic Encyclopedia”. New Advent.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Selina Davenport||
The title-page quotes Milton on the false dissembler (Satan). The story opens with Edmund Dudley, the lover and the poet, confiding to a married friend, Leopold Courtenay, his love for Althea, to whom he has...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Barrett Browning||
Shorter pieces here include many sonnets, the most striking and complex of which are perhaps the two dedicated to George Sand that explore the apparent contradictions of gender and genius. To George Sand. A Desire...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Burke||
The letters are unaffected and moral, but tend to look favourably on suicide. The first, from Eleanora, is dated 19 May 1770. She writes to Maria of her growing love for Werter, who seems to...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Mary Shelley|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Eleanor Sleath||
The story opens in the year 1605 in a cottage near the Jura Mountains. Later scenes set in Salzburg convinced Devendra P. Varma that Sleath was personally acquainted with that city.
Varma, Devendra P., and Eliza Parsons. “Introduction”. Castle of Wolfenbach, Folio Press, p. xiii - xxiv.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Francis|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Christina Rossetti|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Eleanor Sleath|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Sarah Gooch|