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(c. 1230—1275)

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Arnaut Daniel

Arnaut Daniel  

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(late 12th c.).Provençal Troubadour, acknowledged as the major practitioner of the difficult style (trobar clus). He influences Italian Lyric Poets from the Sicilians to Petrarch. In the rime petrose ...
Beatrice

Beatrice  

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1 see Dante;2 heroine of Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing.
Bonagiunta da Lucca

Bonagiunta da Lucca  

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(Bonagiunta Orbicciani) (d. before 1300).Lyric poet best known for Dante's representation of him (Purg. 24.19–63). Little is known of his life other than that he was a notary. He ...
Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri  

(1265–1321),Italian poet, whose reputation rests chiefly on The Divine Comedy (c. 1309–20), an epic poem describing his spiritual journey through Hell and Purgatory and finally to Paradise. His love ...
dolce stil novo

dolce stil novo  

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A new style of Italian lyric love poetry practised in the late 13th century by Guido Cavalcanti, Dante Alighieri, and Cino da Pistoia, along with some imitators. The name (‘sweet new style’) comes ...
Francesca da Rimini

Francesca da Rimini  

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The story of the adulterous lovers Paolo and Francesca in canto V of Dante's Inferno has been the basis of several comps.: (1) Symphonic fantasy by Tchaikovsky, Op.32, 1876, based on picture by ...
gentilesse

gentilesse  

Is the abstract term for the quality expressed by the various meanings of its etymologically related adj. gentil, i.e. (1) ‘of noble birth’ (2) ‘of noble character’ (3) ‘excellent’, ‘superior’ ...
Guido Cavalcanti

Guido Cavalcanti  

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(1260?–1300)Poet, a significant influence on the development of the dolce stil nuovo and the early poetry of Dante, who describes him in the dedication of the Vita nuova as ...
Guido Delle Colonne

Guido Delle Colonne  

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A 13th‐cent. Sicilian writer of Latin romances, author of the Historia Destructionis Troiae which was in fact a prose version of a poem by Benoît de Sainte‐Maure. His romance was used as a source in ...
Guittone d’Arezzo

Guittone d’Arezzo  

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(c.1235–c.94) Tuscan poet.After abandoning political life and choosing voluntary exile c.1260, he joined the Franciscan order. His epistles in the vernacular display high mastery of ars dictandi, ...
Jaconitos

Jaconitos  

A city in Colchis (Colcos, LGW 1590). Chaucer, following Guido, calls it the ‘mayster-toun’ of the region; historically, apparently, this was Dioscuras.
Onesto da Bologna

Onesto da Bologna  

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(1240–1303)is cited by Dante (DVE 1.15) for the excellence of his now lost canzone, ‘Più non attendo il tuo soccorso, amore’. His surviving poems (three canzoni, one ballata, and ...
Poesia giocosa

Poesia giocosa  

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(both designations are modern), emerges in Italy in the later 13th c. as a consciously parodic response to the linguistic and thematic conventions of serious love poetry (poesia aulica), inherited ...
Rime of Dante

Rime of Dante  

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Even if Dante had written nothing else, his lyrics—almost ninety in number—would have assured him an outstanding place in European literature. His most productive period in this field was from ...

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