The most important writer in Portuguese history and one of the preeminent European poets of the early modern era, Luis de Camoes (1524 80) has been ranked as a sonneteer on par with Petrarch, Dante, and Shakespeare. Championed by such influential English poets as William Blake and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and admired in America by Edgar Allan Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Herman Melville, Camoes was renowned for his intensely personal sonnets and equally intense adventurous life. He was banished for dueling and ...

Selected Sonnets 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226092669