Eugene O'Connor's superb translation of Antonio Panormita's Hermaphroditus brings to life this little known Renaissance writer 's bawdy masterpiece. Modeled on the writings of the Roman poet Martial, Panormita's work was initially greeted with enthusiasm by humanist scholars upon publication in 1425 only to be reviled and censured as obscene by Christian apologists. O'Connor's excellent introduction offers a wealth of historical and literary information on Panormita's often profane poetry, presented here in both English and ...

Hermaphroditus... 2012, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781273579592

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Hermaphroditus 2001, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780739102817