Petrarch: the Canzoniere, or Rerum Vulgarium Fragmenta
- List Price: $59.95
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Indiana University Press
- Publish date: 02/01/2008
- ISBN: 9780253339447
- ISBN10: 0253339448
The poems of Petrarch's Canzoniere represent one of the most influential works in Western literature. Varied in form, style, and subject matter, these "scattered rhymes" contain metaphors and conceits that have been absorbed into the literature and language of love.