The Amatory Elegies of Johannes Secundus (Mittellateinische Studien Und Texte) Janus Secundus

ISBN: 9789004116030

Published: January 26th 2000

Hardcover

214 pages


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The Amatory Elegies of Johannes Secundus (Mittellateinische Studien Und Texte)  by  Janus Secundus

The Amatory Elegies of Johannes Secundus (Mittellateinische Studien Und Texte) by Janus Secundus
January 26th 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 214 pages | ISBN: 9789004116030 | 8.25 Mb

This volume contains the first translation into English of all the major love poetry of the Renaissance neo-Latin poet Johannes Secundus and the first detailed critical appreciation of the first two books of his Elegies and the Elegiae Sollemnes.

TheMoreThis volume contains the first translation into English of all the major love poetry of the Renaissance neo-Latin poet Johannes Secundus and the first detailed critical appreciation of the first two books of his Elegies and the Elegiae Sollemnes. The book consists of an introduction (on the poets life and works, characters in and dating of the amatory elegies, literary background etc.), facing Latin text and English translation of the Elegies, brief explanatory notes and full essays of appreciation, an appendix with a translation into English of the Basia and Epithalamium, and an index.

This work contains extensive amounts of valuable information about Secundus models, wit, style, sound, diction, placement, structure, manipulation of characters and themes, generic innovation etc. and facilitates a complete reappraisal of this major Renaissance love poet.



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