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Petrarch's letters to classical authors

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Francesco Petrarca (1304 - 1374) is one of the three most influential writers ('crowns') of Italian literature of the fourteenth century alongside Dante and Boccaccio. He is acclaimed for his poetry in the vernacular, dedicated to the inaccessible love of his life, Laura. This poetry has been translated into many languages and served as an example for other authors of poetry all over the world ('Petrarchism').

Less generally known are his Latin works to which an extensive collecti...

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Division:
HUMS
Department:
Classics Faculty
Sub department:
Classical Languages & Lit
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Latin and English
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2020-08-31

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