Michelangelo, life, letters, and poetry /

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Other Authors / Creators:Bull, George, 1929-2001. Works. Selections. English. 1987.
Porter, Peter. Vita di Michelangelo Buonarroti. English. 1987.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.
Condivi, Ascanio, approximately 1520-
Format: Book
Imprint: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Series:World's classics.
Oxford paperbacks.
Summary:Michelangelo was, apart from being a sculptor, architect, and painter of genius, a poet and letter-writer of remarkable accomplishment. George Bull, a distinguished translator of many Italian classics, has brought his skill and experience to bear on translating this new selection of Michelangelo's letters and poetry, as well as the Life, the biography written by Michelangelo's pupil Ascanio Condivi.
Item Description:Includes Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by Ascanio Condivi.
Physical Description:xxiv, 182 pages ; 19 cm.
Bibliography:Bibliography: page xviii-xix.
Author Notes:Peter Porter was born in Brisbane, Australia on February 16, 1929. He moved to London in 1951 and worked as a bookseller and in advertising before writing on poetry for the Observer. In 1961, he published his first collection of poems, Once Bitten, Twice Bitten. His other works include The Cost of Seriousness, Better Than God, and Max is Missing, which won the Forward prize in 2001. His other awards include the Duff Cooper prize, the Whitbread poetry award, and the Queen's Gold Medal for poetry. He died on April 23, 2010 at the age of 81.

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