Francesco Petrarca

Canzoniere (Rerum vulgarium fragmenta), vol. 1


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Il Canzoniere di Francesco Petrarca è stata una grande "rivoluzione" nella letteratura europea in volgare: è il prim…

L' Ascension du mont Ventoux


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Au printemps 1336, François Pétrarque entreprend avec son frère l'ascension du mont Ventoux, qui, de ses 1912 mè…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 048


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Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought--Phtah-Hotep…

Sestinas


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The sestina has enjoyed intermittent popularity in English writing and translation since the sixteenth century, and this selection highlight…

Short Poetry Collection 155


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2016.

Short Poetry Collection 171


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 180


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This is a collection of 50 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for May 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 195


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This is a collection of 44 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2019.

First Chapter Collection 005


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LibriVox First Chapter Collection 005 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, fiction and nonfiction, mostly English but…

Fue el día en que del sol palidecieron


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Fue el día en que del sol palidecieron  los rayos, de su autor compadecido,  cuando, hallánd…

Multilingual Poetry Collection 019


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In LibriVox’s Multilingual Poetry Collection, LibriVox volunteers read their favourite public-domain poems in languages other than English. …

Multilingual Short Works Collection 016


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This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). Al…

Mi loco afán está tan extraviado


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Mi loco afán está tan extraviado de seguir a la que huye tan resuelta,  y de lazos de Amor ligera…

El aislamiento


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Solo, y a paso lento y pensativo Cruzando voy campiñas apartadas, Y si de hombre presumo ver pisadas …

Soneto a Laura


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Paz no encuentro ni puedo hacer la guerra, y ardo y soy hielo; y temo y todo aplazo; y vuelo sobre el cielo y yazgo …

En la muerte de Laura


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Sus ojos que canté amorosamente, su cuerpo hermoso que adoré constante,  y que vivir me hiciera t…

Sonnets and Odes


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Francesco Petrarca, known in the English speaking world simply as Petrarch, was a 14th-century Italian scholar and poet, who was one of the …