Petrarch's Triumphi in English

Edited by Alessandra Petrina

Tudor and Stuart Translations 27

Modern Humanities Research Association

20 August 2020

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This edition argues that Petrarch's text has been neglected by modern scholarship in favour of the translations of the Canzoniere, while it can be shown that the Triumphi enjoyed a much earlier and much more durable fame in Europe as well as in the British Isles, being translated at least twice in its entirety, with individual books and smaller sections being translated or adapted a number of times.

Critical editions of the translations are accompanied by analysis of the reception of Petrarch's work in the British Isles, looking at the circulation of the book in the original Italian and in the various French translations, as well as at the use that is made of the Triumphi motifs not only in literature, but in paintings, music, etc.

Alessandra Petrina is Professor of English Literature at the University of Padua.

In February 2022, this volume was awarded the 2021 Associazione Italiana di Anglistica (AIA) book prize for a critical edition in the field of English literature.

Contents:

ix-x
Preface
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xi-xii
Acknowledgements
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xiii-xiii
List of Abbreviations
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xiii-xiv
List of Illustrations
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1. Introduction
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63-159
2. William Fowler’s Translation of Petrarch’s Triumphi
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160-201
3. Translating the Triumphus Mortis
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202-210
4. Other Petrarchs: Fragmentary Translations of the Triumphi
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211-212
5. Further Reading
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213-227
6. Bibliography
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228-230
Index
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Bibliography entry:

Petrina, Alessandra (ed.), Petrarch's Triumphi in English, Tudor and Stuart Translations, 27 (MHRA, 2020)

First footnote reference: 35 Petrarch's Triumphi in English, ed. by Alessandra Petrina, Tudor and Stuart Translations, 27 (MHRA, 2020), p. 21.

Subsequent footnote reference: 37 Petrina, p. 47.

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Bibliography entry:

Petrina, Alessandra (ed.). 2020. Petrarch's Triumphi in English, Tudor and Stuart Translations, 27 (MHRA)

Example citation: ‘A quotation occurring on page 21 of this work’ (Petrina 2020: 21).

Example footnote reference: 35 Petrina 2020: 21.

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