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Petrarchism became a fashion among the mediocre and a school among these above the common.Initiation into Literature|Emile Faguet
Lyrical poets prefer the conscious shams of Petrarchism to any genuine utterance of emotion.Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
The tendency of Petrarchism was also in the direction of romanticism.A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance|Joel Elias Spingarn
Petrarchism returned, madrigals came in vogue, the social atmosphere was deodorized again.
From this period also dates that literary phenomenon known under the name of Petrarchism.