Petrarch's letters of recommendation

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitlePetrarch's letters of recommendation Author(S)KENNETH AUSTIN (Author)
Abstract  This article uses the letters of recommendation that Petrarch included in his published collections of letters as a case study to illuminate several aspects of Renaissance epistolarity. It considers the relationships between Petrarch, the people he was recommending, and the recipients of his letters, and analyses the rhetorical strategies that he adopted in them. ...Paginationp 371–388
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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