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Scholar, Poet, Author (20-Jul-1304 — 19-Jul-1374)


Thomas G. Bergin. Petrarch. Twayne. 1970. 213pp.

Aldo S. Bernardo. Petrarch, Laura, and the Triumphs. SUNY Press. 1974. 234pp.

Aldo S. Bernardo. Petrarch, Scipio and the "Africa": The Birth of Humanism's Dream. Johns Hopkins Press. 1962. 220pp.

Morris Bishop. Petrarch and His World. Indiana University Press. 1963. 399pp.

Harold Bloom (editor). Petrarch. Chelsea House. 1989. 175pp.

Peter Borghesi. Petrarch and His Influence on English Literature. Nicholas Zanichell. 1906. 135pp.

Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle. Petrarch's Genius: Pentimento and Prophecy. University of California Press. 1991. 216pp.

Pierre de Nolhac. Petrarch and the Ancient World. The Merrymount Press. 1907. 120pp.

K. A. E. Enenkel; Jan Papy (editors). Petrarch and His Readers in the Renaissance. E. J. Brill. 2006. 334pp.

Kenelm Foster. Petrarch: Poet and Humanist. Edinburgh University Press. 1984. 214pp.

Peter Hainsworth. Petrarch the Poet: An Introduction to the Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta. Routledge. 1988. 239pp.

H. C. Hollway-Calthrop. Petrarch: His Life and Times. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1907. 319pp.

Giuseppe Mazzotta. The Worlds of Petrarch. Duke University Press. 1993. 231pp.

Martin McLaughlin; Letizia Panizza; with Peter Hainsworth (editors). Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators Over 700 Years. Oxford University Press. 2007. 320pp.

Henry Reeve. Petrarch. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons. 1879. 148pp.

Thomas P. Roche, Jr.. Petrarch and the English Sonnet Sequences. AMS Press. 1989. 604pp.

Joseph Burney Trapp. Studies of Petrarch and His Influence. Pindar. 2003. 590pp.

May Alden Ward. Petrarch: A Sketch of His Life and Works. Boston: Little, Brown. 1900. 293pp.

J. H. Whitfield. Petrarch and the Renascence. New York: Blackwell. 1943. 164pp.

Ernest Hatch Wilkins. Life of Petrarch. University of Chicago Press. 1961. 275pp.

Ernest Hatch Wilkins. Studies in the Life and Works of Petrarch. Mediaeval Academy of America. 1955. 324pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1151)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.188)

  7. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.721-24)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.795)

  9. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.11, pp.778-80)

  10. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.207)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.394)

  12. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.527)

  13. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.320)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.41)

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