Reading Philippe Desportes in Le Rencontre des muses de France et d'Italie

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleReading Philippe Desportes in Le Rencontre des muses de France et d'Italie Author(S)GABRIELLA SCARLATTA ESCHRICH (Author)
Abstract  This essay focuses on Le Rencontre des muses de France et d’Italie, a text that is rarely discussed yet is crucially important in the reading and interpretation of Philippe Desportes. Through a close textual analysis of the editor's preface, and of four paired sonnets from Le Rencontre, this study shows Desportes’ poetic skills and contributions to early modern poetry, and also how he differentiated himself from his Italian sources. ...Paginationp 385-398
SubjectEurope -- HistoryDescriptorsRenaissance
Journal TitleRenaissance studies: Journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies  
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