Perch' io no spero di tornar giammai

Guido Cavalcanti

General Description

Date: 1300
Rhyme: two piedi AB and sirima BccX
Meter: hendecasyllabics and septenarii
Genre: ballata


“Introduction to Part II” (in The Early Italian Poets), I. 193-206

◦ Cicciaporci, Rime di Guido Cavalcanti, 26-27

◦ Cassata, Guido Cavalcanti. Rime, 167-171

Scholarly Commentary


See the commentary for DGR's translation of this ballata.

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