Examination of the chronology of the poems of Part 1 of Petrarch's Canzoniereconsidered with reference to the Catastrophe Theory.la dispietata mia venture ma#39;a dilungato dal maggior mio bene, [. . . my pitiless fate has parted me from my greatest treasure] or ... It then contained, we recall, 142 poems, probably with poem 20 being its first sonnet because sonnet 1 was as yet unwritten. ... date of sonnet 122, the anniversary poem rounding off the seventeenth year of the love-affair, and the last such poem to appear in the first 142 poems.
|Title||:||Structure Petrarch Canzoniere|
|Author||:||Frederic J. Jones|
|Publisher||:||Boydell & Brewer - 1995|