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By Louise Labé

Thanks to her acclaimed quantity of poetry and prose released in France in 1555, Louise Labé (1522-66) continues to be essentially the most very important and influential ladies writers of the Continental Renaissance. top recognized for her beautiful selection of love sonnets, Labé performed off the Petrarchan male culture with wit and irony, and her elegies reply with lyric ability to predecessors comparable to Sappho and Ovid. the 1st entire bilingual version of this singular and broad-ranging girl writer, Complete Poetry and Prose additionally beneficial properties the one translations of Labé's sonnets to stick with the exacting rhyme styles of the originals and the 1st rhymed translation of Labé's elegies of their entirety.

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