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By Louise Labe, Deborah Lesko Baker, Annie Finch

Thanks to her acclaimed quantity of poetry and prose released in France in 1555, Louise Lab? (1522-66) continues to be some of the most vital and influential ladies writers of the Continental Renaissance. most sensible recognized for her beautiful choice of love sonnets, Lab? performed off the Petrarchan male culture with wit and irony, and her elegies reply with lyric ability to predecessors reminiscent of Sappho and Ovid. the 1st whole bilingual version of this singular and broad-ranging lady writer, whole Poetry and Prose additionally positive aspects the single translations of Lab?'s sonnets to persist with the exacting rhyme styles of the originals and the 1st rhymed translation of Lab?'s elegies of their entirety.

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Rpt. in Alonso and Viennot, Louise Labé 2005, 181–95. Winn, Colette H. ” Poétique 84 (1990): 435–52. 17 Figure 2. Title page from the second edition of Labé’s works, “Evvres de Louïze Labé Lionnoize. L25). Gordon Collections, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. I PROSE I N T RO D U C T I O N W hen first introduced to Louise Labé’s volume of complete works, readers may be taken by surprise that the female writer to whom they have likely been drawn by her celebrity as an unapologetic love poet in a man’s lyric world actually composed more than three times as many lines of prose as of poetry.

Renaissance et Réforme 25, no. 4 (1989): 371–79. Rpt. in Alonso and Viennot, Louise Labé 2005, 71–78. Berriot, Karine. Louise Labé: La Belle Rebelle et le François nouveau, suivi des Œuvres complètes. Paris: Seuil, 1985. Berriot-Salvadore, Evelyne. Les femmes dans la société française de la Renaissance. Geneva: Droz, 1991. ———. ” In Alonso and Viennot, Louise Labé 2005, 119–29. Budini, Paolo. ” Francofonia 18 (1989): 83–92. Rpt. in Alonso and Viennot, Louise Labé 2005, 161– 68. ———. ” Francofonia 20 (1991): 47–59.

In French Women Writers: A Bio-bibliographical Source Book, ed. Eva Martin Sartori and Dorothy Wynne Zimmerman, 262–71. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. ———, ed. and introd. ” Special issue of L’Esprit Créateur 30 (winter 1990). Schiesari, Juliana. The Gendering of Melancholia: Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and the Symbolics of Loss in Renaissance Literature. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992. Vo l u m e E d i t o r ’s B i b l i o g r a p h y Sommers, Paula. ” In Larsen and Winn, Renaissance Women Writers, 85–98.

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