Giovanni Battista Guarini

Standard Name: Guarini, Giovanni Battista


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Education Elizabeth Singer Rowe
Besides this, Henry Thynne , son of Viscount Weymouth of Longleat House (nephew by marriage of Anne Finch , and father of the future Lady Hertford ), taught ESR French and Italian. She read very...
Education Elizabeth Delaval
She later recalled how she listened to fairy stories told her by Mrs Carter, how she read out chapters of the Bible in French, and loved the still new and fashionable French romances in their...
Family and Intimate relationships Ann, Lady Fanshawe
They may have chosen to marry outside Oxford because although he was a royalist, Sir Richard did not support the reforms by which William Laud had been making the Church of England higher. Ann's...
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Sleath
The action of this novel takes place in many different parts of Italy. Its features include a mystery over the heroine's birth (her mother was an escaped nun and her father was burned by...
Intertextuality and Influence Jane Brereton
The title-page quotes Guarini . It comments on various political and topical issues, such as the estrangement between George I and the Prince of Wales and a plan for founding a girls' school (on both...
Textual Production Charlotte Lennox
Garrick declined to put this on stage at Drury Lane, citing a lack of dramatic spirit and interest.
Carlile, Susan. Charlotte Lennox. An Independent Mind. University of Toronto Press.
Published by Millar , it has a properly modest dedication, written by Johnson, to Lord Charlemont
Textual Production Elizabeth Hervey
Elizabeth Hervey anonymously published her fourth novel, The Church of St. Siffrid, again in four volumes, with a quotation from Giovanni Battista Guarini on its title-page, in Italian.
Garside, Peter. “The English Novel in the Romantic Era: Consolidation and Dispersal”. The English Novel 1770-1829, edited by Peter Garside et al., Oxford University Press, pp. 2: 15 - 103.
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Late 1589: Italian poet Battista Guarini published his...

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Late 1589

Italian poet Battista Guarini published his pastoral tragi-comedyIl Pastor Fido (The Faithful Shepherd), designed to rival his friend Torquato Tasso 's Aminta, 1581.


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