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Pietro Aretino

Author (20-Apr-1492 — 21-Oct-1556)


Thomas Caldecot Chubb (editor). The Letters of Pietro Aretino. Hamden, CT: Archon Books. 1967. 362pp. Contains 262 letters.

Thomas Caldecott Chubb. Aretino: Scourge of Princes. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. 1940. 478pp.

James Cleugh. The Divine Aretino: Pietro of Arezzo, 1492-1556. London: Anthony Blond. 1965. 263pp.

Edward Hutton. Pietro Aretino: The Scourge of Princes. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. 1922.

Giammaria Mazzuchelli. La vita di Pietro Aretino. Padua, Italy: Giuseppe Comino. 1741. 303pp. Language: Italian.

Ralph Roeder. The Man of the Renaissance: Four Lawgivers: Savonarola, Machiavelli, Castiglione, Aretino. New York: Viking Press. 1933. 540pp.


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  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.12)

  6. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.47)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.21)

  8. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.15)

  9. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.26)

  10. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.14)

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