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Book of the Courier, Norton Critical Edition

Book of the Courier, Norton Critical Edition

Baldesar Castiglione, Daniel Javitch, Charles S. Singleton

ISBN: 978-0-393-97606-9

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240 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Today the Book remains the most reliable and illuminating account of Renaissance court life and of what it took to be the "Perfect Courtier" and "Court Lady." The Singleton translation—the most acclaimed and accurate available—is accompanied by annotations. "Criticism" features ten essays on The Book of the Courtier, which represent the best interpretations from the United States, Italy, and England including the backgrounds-rich essays by Amedeo Quondam and James Hankins. A Selected Bibliography, a Chronology, and an Index are included.

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