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Pietro Aretino (Aretino Pietro)

( Italian writer of the Renaissance.)

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(1492-1556)
Born April 20, 1492 in the town of Arezzo (Tuscany), in the family cobbler. Regular education has not received. At age 14, left home, wandered, was a street singer, mule-drivers, an assistant executioner, according to some - galley slave. In Venice in 1512 published the first collection. He studied art at Perugia, but was expelled after the Virgin Mary depicted with a lute in the hands.
In 1516 he moved to Rome Aretino. There he wrote a witty satire of obscene testament elephant that drew the attention of Pope Leo X, against whom it was directed. Leo X found Aretino place at his court. After his death in 1521 Aretino sent his sarcastic pen against Cardinal Giulio de 'Medici, . later Pope Clement VII, . writing a few sarcastic poems, . dubbed paskvinadami (their texts were hung on the statue of Pasquino in Rome, . near Piazza Navona),
. Leaving from Rome during the pontificate of Adrian VI, Aretino returned there after the election of Pope Clement. But soon he was forced to flee the city: some of his most obscene sonnet exhausted the patience of ill-wishers. In 1527, Aretino found refuge in Venice, where he remained until his death. Aretino died in Venice of a heart attack at his home in Riva del Carbon on Oct. 21, 1556.

In Venice, Aretino wrote and published most of his works, in t.ch. Later comedies in prose (the best of them, . Comedy of manners of the court - La Cortegiana, . was published in 1526), . religious writings, . writing in order, . unfinished epic poem Marfisa (Marfisa), . Arguments (I Ragionamenti), . written living, . but obscene language, . and six volumes of letters,
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Aretino retains its value largely thanks to the letters, anticipating virtually all genres of modern journalism. Description of the death of Giovanni delle Bande Nera - a striking example of the military correspondence. Aretino's attacks on Francis I of France on the alliance with the Turks - a typical editorial in the political theme. Advice on Michelangelo's 'Doomsday' - astute art critic. Along with these letters Aretino find tips budding author to avoid affectation, . description of a Venetian sunset to Titian, . praise olives, . mushrooms, . wine and roasted pheasant and, . Finally, . playful reproaches to make fun of them a young girl.,


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