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Guido Guinizelli

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(13th century) Bolognese poet. His identity is not certain, possibly the Ghibelline Guido di Guinizello di Magnano (d. 1276). Five canzoni and fifteen sonnets survive complete. ...

Guinizelli, Guido

Guinizelli, Guido (c.1230–1275)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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2005

..., Guido ( c. 1230–1275 ) of Bologna, Italian poet . His canzone ‘Al cor gentil rempaira sempre Amore’ (Love always seeks his dwelling in the gentle heart) insists on the unity of noble love and true ‘ gentilesse ’ (‘Within the gentle heart love shelters him, | As birds within the green shade of the grove. | Before the gentle heart, in Nature's scheme, | Love was not, nor the gentle heart ere love’ ( D. G. Rossetti ). This, and the way in which Guido combined passion and intellect to create a philosophical poetry of love, profoundly impressed ...

Guido Guinizelli

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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... Guinizelli (13th century) Bolognese poet . His identity is not certain, possibly the Ghibelline Guido di Guinizello di Magnano (d. 1276 ). Five canzoni and fifteen sonnets survive complete. Some lyrics address philosophical topics, but his major achievements were in love poetry. His best-known poem, ‘Al cor gentil rempaira sempre Amore’, sets out a theory of love’s essential connection with moral nobility, which was acclaimed and subsequently extended by the stilnovisti . See also dolce stil nuovo . Catherine Keen I. Bertelli , La poesia di...

Guido Guinizelli

Guido Guinizelli  

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(13th century) Bolognese poet.His identity is not certain, possibly the Ghibelline Guido di Guinizello di Magnano (d. 1276). Five canzoni and fifteen sonnets survive complete. Some lyrics address ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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’ ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Early Italian Lyric Poetry

Early Italian Lyric Poetry   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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2006
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..., Wyatt , Sidney , and Spenser turn to Petrarch and the Petrarchan tradition, and then again in the 19th and 20th c., when Dante Gabriel Rossetti and, later, Ezra Pound interested themselves in the poetry of Petrarch's predecessors, notably the stil novisti , Guido Guinizelli, Guido Cavalcanti, and Dante Alighieri. i. The Early Italian Love Lyric The first known writings in literary Italian are the love lyrics of the Sicilian school, fostered at the court of the Emperor Frederick II ( 1194–1250 ), who was himself a poet and is included by Dante...

Poetry

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Susanne Gatzemeier and Bernd Roling

The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine

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... to the Creator must also accommodate Aug.'s motifs and, at the very least, draw indirectly on works such as an. quant ., imm. an ., beata v ., or ench . Comparable motifs are found in the writings of Guido Guinizelli , Guido Cavalcanti , and the exponents the Italian Dolce stil nuovo , as well as in the refined, symbolic architecture that features in the poetry of Richard Rolle and the allegorical writings of Jean de Meun or Geoffrey Chaucer...

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