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The Book of the Courtier (Norton Critical Editions)

The Book of the Courtier (Norton Critical Editions)
Author: Baldesar Castiglione
ISBN 13: 9780393976069
ISBN 10: 393976068
Edition: New Ed
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2002-03-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 424
List Price: N/A

The Book of the Courtier (1528) is a series of fictional conversations by courtiers of the Duke of Urbino that takes place in 1507, while Castiglione was himself attaché to the Duke.


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