The Renaissance poet Petrarch, one of the earliest humanists, wrote Il Canzoniere (The Songbook) in the vernacular Italian. Many of the poems in this collection were dedicated to Laura, whom he allegedly met on 6 April 1327. This excerpt from … Continue reading
Inspired by Rachel Yallop in her course Copperplate: A Different Look at the Swelling Line. This will be auctioned off at the Horizons Foundation’s annual gala.