Life, Letters, and Poetry by Buonarroti Michelangelo
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Life, Letters, and Poetry
By Buonarroti Michelangelo

Life, Letters, and Poetry

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Life, Letters, and Poetry by Buonarroti Michelangelo

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The poems have been rendered into vigorous contemporary English. A selection of Michelangelo's letters, many of the to important contemporaries such as Vasari and Duke Cosimo, is accompanied by the 'Life' of the great artist written by his pupil Ascanio Condivi. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199537365
ISBN-10: 0199537364
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 128mm x 10mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Poems and Letters by Buonarroti Michelangelo Poems and Letters, Paperback (May 2007)

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) is universally celebrated as one of the greatest artists of all time, yet iconic Renaissance creator was also a prolific and gifted poet. This is a collection of verses which are devoted to love and religion.

Complete Poems of Michelangelo by Buonarroti Michelangelo Complete Poems of Michelangelo, Paperback (May 2000)

Often overshadowed by the magnificence of his achievements as a visual artist is Michelangelo's devotion to poetry. Here is a collection of his poetic works translated to capture all the pathos, complexity, and ardor of both his language and his poetic temperament.

Sonnets of Michelangelo by Buonarroti Michelangelo Sonnets of Michelangelo, Paperback (September 1995)

Originally written as letters, Michelangelo's vehement and energetic sonnets range from formal expressions of thanks to passionate arguments as they flatter patrons, address lovers, cry out to God, and reflect on art and metaphysics.

Poetry of Michelangelo by Buonarroti Michelangelo Poetry of Michelangelo, Paperback (January 1993)

A bilingual edition of the more than 300 sonnets, madrigals and other poems produced by Michelangelo over his long career. The poems reveal much of the artist's inner feelings about such universal themes as love, death and redemption.

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