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By Thomas P. Roche Jr.

ISBN-10: 0754631060

ISBN-13: 9780754631064

Little is understood of Anna Hume other than because the translator of the 1st 3 of Petrach's Trionfi and likewise because the daughter of David Hume of Godscroft whose background of the homes of Douglas and Angus she edited in a single of its stricken models. This quantity reprints her translation of Petrarch's The Triumphs of affection - a sequence of six poems celebrating Petrarch's purported devotion to Laura. The poems inform a story of Love's overcome the poet, outdated via the triumph of chastity (in that Laura didn't yield to Petrarch's love) that is in flip outmoded by means of the triumph of dying over Laura. Hume's 1644 translation is reproduced right here with 5 comparable texts as appendices - a logo and poem via Robert Farley; the interpretation of The Triumph of Eternitie by means of Elizabeth I; the interpretation of The Triumph of loss of life via Mary Sidney Herbert; illustrations from Il Petrarcha con l'espositione di M. Alessandro Vellutello...and the interpretation of traces 102-172 of The Triumph of loss of life through Barbarina Ogle model, girl Dacre.

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Anna Hume: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part Three, Volume 8 (The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Printed Writings, 1641–1700: Series II, Part Three) by Thomas P. Roche Jr.


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