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The Book of the Courtier
by Baldesar Castiglione and Daniel Javitch and Charles S. Singleton


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9780393976069
  • ISBN-10: 0393976068
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: March 2002
  • Page Count: 424
  • Dimensions: 8.32 x 5.12 x 0.76 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.87 pounds

Series: Norton Critical Editions

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