Thanks To Her Acclaimed Volume Of Poetry And Prose Published In France In 1555, Louise Lab 1522 66 Remains One Of The Most Important And Influential Women Writers Of The Continental Renaissance Best Known For Her Exquisite Collection Of Love Sonnets, Lab Played Off The Petrarchan Male Tradition With Wit And Irony, And Her Elegies Respond With Lyric Skill To Predecessors Such As Sappho And Ovid The First Complete Bilingual Edition Of This Singular And Broad Ranging Female Author,Complete Poetry And Prose Also Features The Only Translations Of Lab S Sonnets To Follow The Exacting Rhyme Patterns Of The Originals And The First Rhymed Translation Of Lab S Elegies In Their Entirety.
Both her father and her stepmother Antoinette Taillard whom Pierre Charly married following Etiennette Roybet s death in 1523 were illiterate, but Lab received an education in Latin, Italian and music, perhaps in a convent school.At the siege of Perpignan, or in a tournament there, she is said to have dressed in male clothing and fought on horseback in the ranks of the Dauphin, afterwards Henry
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- Complete Poetry and Prose: A Bilingual Edition
- Louise Labé
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