“Table of Poets” in
Early Italian Poets vol. 1,
Valeriani and Lampredi, Poeti del primo secolo vol. 1,
Contini, Poeti de duecento vol. 1, 479.
DGR's translation of this well known and much admired Guinezelli sonnet is quite
free—more than is usual for him. Even the rhyme scheme varies considerably from
DGR's source is the text in
del Primo Secolo (I. 100).
As with most of DGR's translations, this one cannot be exactly fixed.
It is probably a fairly early work, however—done in the late 1840s.
The translation was first published in 1861 in
Early Italian Poets; it was reprinted in 1874 in
and his Circle.