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Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Gaspara Stampa by Gaspara Stampa. Laura A. Stortoni Translator. Mary P. Lillie Translator. A highly skilled musician, Stampa produced some of the most musical poetry in the Italian language. Her sonnets of unrequited love speak in a language of honest passion and profound loss.
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They look forward to the women writers of the nineteenth century and are a milestone in women's literature. This dual-language edition of selected poems presents, along with the Italian original, the first English translation of Stampa's work. It includes an introduction to the poet and her work, a note on the translation, and provides the reader with notes to the poems, a bibliography, and a first-line index. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages.
Published April 18th by Italica Press first published November 29th More Details Original Title. Other Editions 2. Friend Reviews.
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Community Reviews. Showing Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Mar 31, Clark Hays rated it really liked it. She was classically trained in the arts, highly creative and she had the misfortune of falling for a handsome douchebag who — it seems — strung her along for awhile, then ghosted and married someone else.
Her misfortune in love is our good luck, because she chronicled in verse every stage of the romance, from early joyous obsession to self-flagellating grief in especially modern and empowered if only through heartache terms. Was it worth it? She died at 31 in , probably of a broken heart and whatever other horrible diseases were creeping around Italy at the time.
But her gorgeous and unflinching poetry, inspired by anguish, lives on.
Gaspara Stampa Selected Poems | Laura Anna Stortoni | Mary Prentice Lillie | Italica Press
The douchebag, happily, has been all but forgotten by the sands of time. Sep 08, James Violand rated it liked it Recommends it for: poetry lovers. Shelves: own. The problem with any translation of poetry is that the rhythm and rhyme cannot be conveyed.