“John Florio’s Italian & English Sonnets” by Marianna Iannaccone is #11 on Amazon Hot New Release: Best selling new and future releases!
With new documents, this book aims to demonstrate that John Florio, creative lexicographer, linguist and translator, was also a poet, involved in the production of sonnets.
Like an acrobat of words, jumping from the Italian Petrarchan sonnet, to the English iambic pentameter, this book unveils a new, extraordinary side of Florio’s multifaceted personality, a hint that his career as tutor, linguist and translator was only a fragment of a much intriguing, gifted genius the world needs to recognise.
You can buy the ebook here.
The book will be available soon in Italian language.