On the Evolution of Petrarch's Letter to Posterity

  title={On the Evolution of Petrarch's Letter to Posterity},
  author={Ernest Hatch Wilkins},
  pages={304 - 308}
  • E. Wilkins
  • Published 1 April 1964
  • Psychology
  • Speculum
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Madonna Eletta between Petrarch and Boccaccio

Abstract Although rarely discussed within the commentary tradition, the image of Petrarch’s mother — Eletta Canigiani (ca. 1280–1318) — reverberates throughout his body of work. As Petrarch’s friend

Petrarch’s Epistolary Ego and the Authorizing Maternal

In 1345 the poet and humanist Petrarch uncovered a manuscript that had lain forgotten for half a century: a codex containing the epistolary collections of Marcus Tullius Cicero. Petrarch spent weeks