[Review] L'Ellisse, 10/2 - 2015. Michelangelo scrittore

Moroncini, Ambra (2019) [Review] L'Ellisse, 10/2 - 2015. Michelangelo scrittore. Italian Studies, 74 (3). pp. 319-320. ISSN 0075-1634

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Abstract

Michelangelo the ‘writer’ is the focus of this engaging collection of eight essays on Michelangelo Buonarroti’s poems and letters. Giuseppe Crimi, the editor, deliberately titled this special issue as a tribute to Walter Binni’s pioneering study Michelangelo scrittore (Rome: Edizioni dell’Ateneo, 1964; Turin: Einaudi, 1975). Indeed, although Michelangelo is still regarded as one of the geniuses of Italian Renaissance art and architecture, it is undeniable that since Enzo Noè Girardi’s critical edition of Michelangelo’s poems (Bari: Laterza, 1960) and the five volumes of Il Carteggio di Michelangelo, edited by Paola Barocchi and Renzo Ristori (Florence: Sansoni, 1965-83), his poetry and epistolary correspondence have been enjoying a flourish of critical attention. A new recent edition of Michelangelo’s poems and letters, Rime e Lettere, edited by Antonio Corsaro and Giorgio Masi (Milan: Bompiani, 2017), and Ambra Moroncini’s monograph, Michelangelo’s Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation (London-New York: Routledge, 2017), are among the latest contributions on the subject.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of English > Sussex Centre for Language Studies
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Early Modern and Medieval Studies
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PC Romance languages > PC1001 Italian
Depositing User: Ambra Moroncini
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2019 13:56
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2019 13:56
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/86663
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