It is around this emperor that a group of vernacular poets and notaries also gathered to form the so-called Sicilian School. ... a group of intellectuals who were the first to write secular love poetry in the vernacular a a tradition of which Dante considered himself a part. ... The goal of the work is twofold: On the one hand, it is a practical manual, containing advice on how to capture, train, and use birds of preyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies: A-J|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis -|