Canzone poetry

Canzone poetry

A Lesson by Thomas Fitzgerald
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Canzone Poetry Type is usually a medieval Italian lyric poem, with five or six stanzas and a shorter concluding stanza (or envoy). Canzone literally means "song" in Italian. The poet Patriarch was a master of the canzone. Petrarch or Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374) was an Italian poet and humanist, one of the great figures of Italian literature

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Sonnet XIII from Canzoniere
by
Petrarch

Quando fra l'altre donne ad ora ad ora
Amor vien nel bel viso di costei,
quanto ciascuna è men bella di lei
tanto cresce 'l desio che m'innamora.



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I think it would be better use lyrical poetry, I have never heard of Canzone poetry. But, my knowledge of Petrarca is not so good so ... I bag your pardon and you be the "maestro".
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