Le piacevoli poesie

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This is a ca. 1750 copy of "Le piacevoli poesie di Giuseppe Baretti" (The Pleasing Poetry of Giuseppe Baretti). Although Baretti is primarily remembered for his frequent travels throughout Italy, England, France, and Portugal, which he recounted in his "Lettere familiari ai suoi tre fratelli," he was also a scholar, linguist, poet, translator, and journalist. He wrote "Le piacevoli poesie di Giuseppe Baretti" in 1750. The poetry imitated the style of Fancesco Berni, a 16th-century Italian poet who wrote parodies and burlesque letters-much of it obscene in nature. The introduction of this work was written by the Venetian Count Gasparo ... continued below

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160 p. ; 17 cm.

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Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789. 1750.

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  • Filippo Antonio Campana
    Publisher Info: "Nella stamperia di Filippo Antonio Campana, con licenza de' superiori"--P.160.
    Place of Publication: Turin, Italy

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This is a ca. 1750 copy of "Le piacevoli poesie di Giuseppe Baretti" (The Pleasing Poetry of Giuseppe Baretti).

Although Baretti is primarily remembered for his frequent travels throughout Italy, England, France, and Portugal, which he recounted in his "Lettere familiari ai suoi tre fratelli," he was also a scholar, linguist, poet, translator, and journalist. He wrote "Le piacevoli poesie di Giuseppe Baretti" in 1750. The poetry imitated the style of Fancesco Berni, a 16th-century Italian poet who wrote parodies and burlesque letters-much of it obscene in nature.

The introduction of this work was written by the Venetian Count Gasparo Gozzi, himself a poet, prose writer, journalist, critic, and also the brother of Baretti's friend, Carlo Gozzi.

The library's copy of "Le piacevoli poesie" is bound with the following librettos: "Ifigenia in Aulide" by Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi; “Catone in Utica,” by Pietro Metastasio; "Sofonisba" by Mattia Verazi; and "Arianne e Teseo" by Pietro Pariati.

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160 p. ; 17 cm.

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Full title as appears in the t.p.: "Le piacevoli poesie di Giuseppe Baretti, Torinese." The English translation of this title is, "The Pleasing Poetry of Giuseppe Baretti of Turin."

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  • 1750

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  • Aug. 1, 2011, 1:11 p.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2014, 11:31 a.m.

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Baretti, Giuseppe Marco Antonio, 1719-1789. Le piacevoli poesie, book, 1750; Turin, Italy. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39296/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.