Sade, Jacques François Paul Aldonce de. The Life of Petrarch. Dobson, SusannahTranslator , James Buckland, 1775.
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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, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|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, 2000.
“The Catholic Encyclopedia”. New Advent.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Charlotte Smith|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Georgiana Chatterton|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Christopher St John||
This thinly disguised autobiographical fiction (both roman à clef and bildungsroman) depicts a lesbian or invert relationship at a time when public attention to unorthodox sexual relationships (following such attention by sexologists), was on the...
|Intertextuality and Influence||L. E. L.||
LEL recalled devising poetry during her early childhood in East Barnet, where she moved at the age of seven: I cannot remember the time when composition in some shape or other was not a...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Bannerman||
Her model for the sonnet, as well as for the use of male erotic voices from Petrarch and Goethe , was Charlotte Smith , though AB 's tone is more unrestrained and impassioned than Smith's.
Elfenbein, Andrew. Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role. Columbia University Press, 1999.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anne Bannerman|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane Loudon||
In prose the opening tale, Julia de Clifford, presents a well-meaning but thoughtless and impulsive heroine who progresses from dressing up as a ghost to scare the servants, to plunging her lover into despair...
|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||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...