1544 in poetry

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Works published[edit]

  • Vittoria Colonna, Canzoniere ("Songbook"), lyric poems—mostly sonnets, but also canzoni and capitoli in terza rima, keeping to classical Petrarchan style; the first section refers to her late husband, the second to religion and morals;[1] a fourth edition of her amatory and elegiac poems, including a larger proportion of pious works, published in Venice; Italy
  • Bonaventure des Périers, Recueil des Œuvres de feu Bonaventure des Périers, including his poems, published following his suicide, in Lyon, France
  • Clément Marot, Œuvres, edition in definitive arrangement, in Lyon, France
  • Maurice Scève, Délie, objet de plus haute vertu ("Delia, Object of the Highest Virtue"), lyric poetry, the first French canzoniere of love poems,[2] inspired by the style of Petrarch, the poem dedicated to his young student, Pernette du Guillet;[3] made up of 449 decasyllabic dizains (traditional 10-line strophes) and a prefatory huitain (eight-line strophe); illustrated with 50 emblematic woodcuts; the work for which the author is best known; France[2]


Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Bondanella, Peter, and Julia Conaway Bondanella, co-editors, "Colonna, Vittoria" article, p 124, Dictionary of Italian Literature, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1979
  2. ^ a b France, Peter, editor, The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French, 1993, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-866125-8
  3. ^ Web page titled "Maurice Scève (1500-1562)", retrieved May 17, 2009. [https://www.webcitation.org/5gv31SvJZ Archived 2009-05-20.
  4. ^ Preminger, Alex; Brogan, T. V. F.; et al. (1993). The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. New York: MJF Books/Fine Communications.