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Poetry of Michelangelo

by Chris Ryan

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Athlone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Works by individual poets: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Italian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9703969M
    ISBN 100485115298
    ISBN 109780485115291

    The Poetry of Michelangelo: An Annotated Translation by Saslow, James M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Poetry of Michelangelo by James M. Saslow, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(60).

    Glauco Cambon asserts the independent significance of Michelangelo’s poetry vis-a-vis his overwhelming contribution to the visual arts, while also investigating the formal and thematic relations of his writing to his sculpture and paintings. Originally published in The complete poetry of Michelangelo. [Michelangelo Buonarroti; Sidney Alexander] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Sidney Alexander. Find more information about: ISBN:

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . From the Back Cover. Michelangelo Buonarroti () was a sculptor, architect, and painter of genius and a poet and writer of great accomplishment. He was born in Caprese, where his father, a Florentine nobleman, was the visiting by: 8.


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Poetry of Michelangelo by Chris Ryan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Michelangelo's poetry was known well enough to become the subject of composition (Bartolommeo Tromboncino set one poem to music) and general reference (Benedetto Varchi, when lecturing on artistic theory, used Poetry of Michelangelo book poetry as examples).Cited by: Michelangelo used poetry to express what was too personal to display in sculpture or painting.

John Frederick Nims has brought the entire body of Michelangelo's verse, from the artist's ardent twenties to his anguished There is no other artist more celebrated than Michelangelo/5. Michelangelo used poetry to express what was too personal to display in sculpture or painting.

John Frederick Nims has brought the entire body of Michelangelo's verse, from the artist's ardent twenties to his anguished and turbulent eighties, to life in Cited by: Saslow's brief bio of Michelangelo and the commentary and annotations to the poems lend new insight into a side of the great Renaissance artist that is often overlooked.

The book helps place Michelangelo's poetry within the context of his other works and his life, including his spiritual life. Highly recommended.5/5(9). “It is, far and away, the best English translation of Michelangelo’s poetry now available.

The tortured love poetry, the little–known comic, grotesque poems, and the famous, deeply penitential religious poems are all vividly and poetically rendered in this splendid edition, which will enable the reader to see clearly why Michelangelo was a major poet.”.

One of the greatest artists of all time, Michelangelo's work as a poet has been unjustly ignored. This thorough introduction outlines the broad chronological evolution of the poems, includes the Poetry of Michelangelo book in both the original Italian and in translation and explores the themes raised in the poems.3/5(2).

Michelangelo's Notebooks: The Drawing, Notes, Poetry, and and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(14). Michelangelo wrote over poems. Many of his most impressive sonnets were written to his close friend Vittoria Colonna. Along with his poems of admiration and devotion are poems of a spiritual and mystical nature.

Although Michelangelo did love his God, he also had a lot of anger towards him, most likely stemming from his internal struggle with his sexuality and his extreme poles of emotion. One can tell Michelangelo felt this way by examining another one of Michelangelo's Poems: I wish I'd want what I don't want, Lord, at all.

Poetry was a lesser-known, but still highly significant element of Michelangelo's career and this section will cover all of the items of literature that he produced.

Literature from Michelangelo tells us much about his personal life as well as being ground-breaking within the sphere of Renaissance literature. Michelangelo used poetry to express what was too personal to display in sculpture or painting. John Frederick Nims has brought the entire body of Michelangelo's verse, from the artist's ardent twenties to his anguished and turbulent eighties, to life in English in this unprecedented collection.3/5(1).

The Poetry of Michelangelo book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the only available bilingual edition of the more /5. As a poet, Michelangelo left us with approximately pieces of poetry, occupying the considerable place in the Renaissance lyrics. Though many if not most literary and artistic persons during the Renaissance wrote poetry, Michelangelo was a very able and learned poet and rose above the general level in poetry, as he did in visual arts.

"For educated readers who want to know what Michelangelo's poetry manages to do, who want a guide through the Italian and even more through the conventions that enabled Michelangelo to write at all, this is an indispensable book."—Richard Howard.

The poetry of Michelangelo: an annotated translation /by User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Michelangelo's renown as a sculptor and painter is well known, but the extent of his abilities as a poet is less familiar--though it is equally important in understanding his life and thought. Saslow.

Michelangelo Buonarroti has books on Goodreads with ratings. Michelangelo Buonarroti’s most popular book is The Complete Poems of Michelangelo. Buy The Poetry of Michelangelo: An Annotated Translation New Ed by Saslow, James M.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 5/5(8). Get this from a library. The poetry of Michelangelo. [Robert J Clements] -- Critical introduction and analysis, showing what the poetry reveals about Michelangelo the man and the artist.

Michelangelo's earlier poetry is primarily made up of conventional forms like the courtly love poem, but in his later poetry Michelangelo began to explore the subjects of mortality and love. The majority of his love poems date from the years when Michelangelo was in his fifties and sixties, and it is during this time that his struggle with his homosexuality is most pronounced.

The Complete Poems of Michelangelo ) was the author of eight books of poetry, including Knowledge of the Evening, which was nominated for a National Book Award. Among his many translations is The Poems of Saint John of the Cross, also published by the University of Chicago Press.5/5(1).

Michelangelo used poetry to express what was too personal to display in sculpture or painting. John Frederick Nims has brought the entire body of Michelangelo’s verse, from the artist’s ardent twenties to his anguished and turbulent eighties, to life in English in this unprecedented collection."For educated readers who want to know what Michelangelo's poetry manages to do, who want a guide through the Italian and even more through the conventions that enabled Michelangelo to write at all, this is an indispensable book."—Richard HowardBrand: Yale University Press.

Michelangelo did have his gruffly comic and whimsical moments - and Nims is in his element with these poems, like the well-known no. 5, grousing about the discomforts of painting the Sistine ceiling, or no. 20, a parody of a lovesick Petrarchan country bumpkin.