Capitolo 1:- From the Magnifico Marco Venier to Veronica
Capitolo 2:- Veronica Franco's response to Capitolo 1.
Capitolo 3:- Elegiac verses written by Franco, away from Venice.
Capitolo 4:- A response to Franco from an unnamed writer.
Capitolo 5:- Franco to an unnamed man.
Capitolo 6:- An answer to Capitolo 5, written in the same rhymes
Capitolo 7:- An appeal to Franco from an unrequited lover.
Capitolo 8:- To a man who loves her while she loves another, with equally little reward.
Capitolo 9:- By an unknown author, lamenting Franco's absence
Capitolo 10:- Franco's reply to Capitolo 9.
Capitolo 11. - By an unknown author, in praise of Verona, where Franco is staying
Capitolo 12. - Franco's response, in which she advises the poet to write in praise of Venice
Capitolo 13:- A playful challenge to a lover
Capitolo 14. - The reply to her challenge
Capitolo 15. - To a lover she has not been able to visit
Capitolo 16. - Challenge to a poet who has defamed her
Capitolo 17. - A reproach to a disloyal lover
Capitolo 18. - To a friend asking for help
Capitolo 19:- Franco puzzles over her feelings for an old love
Capitolo 20. - Franco writes of unrequited love
Capitolo 21. - Franco meditates on an absent lover
Capitolo 22. - Franco, to Venice and her distant lover
Capitolo 23. - Franco, to a friend who duels
Capitolo 24. - Franco, to a man who has insulted a woman
Capitolo 25. - Franco, in praise of Fumane
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"Veronica Franco: Poems and Selected Letters:
Ed and trans. Ann Rosalind Jones, and Margaret F. Rosenthal.
University of Chicago Press.
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