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(Biography) Pietro (ˈpjɛːtro). 1492–1556, Italian satirist, poet, and dramatist, noted for his satirical attacks on leading political figures
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(ˌɑr ɪˈti noʊ)

Pietro, 1492–1556, Italian satirist.
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It is possible to imagine it always having done this--Odoni's circle included learned men like the writer Pietro Aretino, who no doubt discussed issues of art and taste with him.
Drawing on critical studies of early modern masculinity, Quaintance examines how the textual trafficking of women's bodies, particularly within the circle of writers affiliated with Venetian patrician and poet Domenico Venier (whose entourage included eminent literary figures, including Torquato Tasso and Pietro Aretino), both upheld and resisted gender norms in sixteenth-century Venice, during a period when the boundaries separating puttane, meretrici, and cortigiane remained unclear.
Nel primo trentennio del Quattrocento, l'umanista aretino Leonardo Bruni compone questo trattato, e lo fa con una duplice finalita: se infatti l'opera, prima nel suo genere, codifica i canoni da seguire nel tradurre testi antichi, dall'altro essa mira a far tacere le aspre critiche di cui l'intellettuale era stato fatto oggetto per le sue traduzioni latine di Aristotele.
Chantal Schutz concludes in Chapter 6 that Middleton's A Mad World, my Masters draws on older tropes of the Mother and the Courtesan, from Pietro Aretino's Ragionamenti (1534) among others, to challenge 'the patriarchal social code' (p.
Pietro Aretino, a young man of humble birth, limited formal education, quick wit and boundless ambition, arrived in Rome in 1517.
"Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius." -- Pietro Aretino
Beginning with an early version of the novel in Italian, Aretino's 1534 Ragionamenti, the new genre foregrounded overheard speech, tales of love and marriage, and the points of view of female characters.
Quienes estudien--o tengan interes por conocer--de manera profunda al aretino no pueden prescindir del capitulo III de la introduccion de Borsari, ya que en el se hace una exhaustiva biografia del autor, practicamente de ano por ano, que nos acerca de una manera detallada a la experiencia vital de Bruni.
The Romanian philosopher, Constantin Antoniade, evoking famous figures of the Cinquecento, that fell in the creation and tensions brought by the transition from the classical era to modernity, the Renaissance humanism, stopped at Pietro Aretino from Venice (1492-1556), presented as first journalist of "modern times and, also the first journalist to blackmail." Aretino specialized, himself, in discovering worldly sins of the powerful nobles from the Italian city-states.
Here, the focus is on the Zoppino dialogue attributed to Pietro Aretino, who also created sonnets to accompany the sexually explicit engravings of Marcantonio Raimondi's 15241 Modi ("postures" or "positions"), Pierre de Bourdeille's Les Vies des Dames Gallantes, Thomas Nashe's "The Choise of Valentines" and "scandalous case details recorded in legal prosecutions" (69).
From his evolving business sense and his long friendship with Pietro Aretino, a writer and failed painter, to his penchant for capturing the female form, this is a fine pick for any arts or world history holding.