Albert R Bandini, who translated the Divine Comedy into terza rima
in 1928-1931, captures in almost cosmic terms:
There are sonnets, blues poems, terza rimas
, rhyming couplets, and a formal and thematic response to Gwendolyn Brooks's "We Real Cool."
It is "The swimmers", however, a poem in the Dantean stanza of terza rima
and one of the few poems that he wrote after his conversion to Roman Catholicism in 1950, that is Tate's most complex presentation of the ironic Southern pastoral.
Es necesario destacar aqui, no obstante, que lo que surge del analisis de la traduccion de Byron es el mismo tipo de atencion a los detalles de la forma, manteniendo muchos de los recursos del original italiano a pesar de que emplea la terza rima
, algo que Henry Francis Cary, a pesar de su inmensa sabiduria literaria y sus excelentes dotes de traductor, no fue capaz de trasladar en su version inglesa.
And once the English exams were sat, we'd quite happily forget about rhyming couplets, stanzas and terza rima
However, at the time of its composition, most Italian vernacular verse, almost all of it still oral, was in ottava rima (Wilkins 9-10; De Robertis 9-15), and Dante's invention of terza rima
for his epic must be seen as a deliberate rejection of this form.
In "Terza Rima
, the Sea and Historyin Omeros," Jose Maria Perez Fernandez reads Omeros as an epic poem in which Walcott conflates history and myth taking Dante's Divina Comedia as his model and while doing so, undertakes an exploration of the meanings which have been attributed to the stanzaic form known as terza rima
, with a view to showing connections between literary criticism and metrical studies.
Recognising that terza rima
is difficult to sustain in English, he has kept it, but crossed with 'the measures and assonances of the Hibernian-English ballad'.
survive, namely a letter of Galeazzo Maria dated the same day, and two anonymous verse narratives in terza rima
. (15) In Sforza's estimation, around 150 women participated, both married and unmarried ("maritata", "pulzella", "donna", "fanciulla").
dialogues, iambic pentameter, and terza rima
is seen as a weakness.
"Vago's the third rhyme in a terza rima
," I might point out.
There's Terza Rima
, who interacts with an "animal communicator," a psychic who reads what are not exactly his thoughts (there's no sentimental anthropomorphism here), but the streams of images that pulse through his consciousness.