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Ariosto, Lodovico 1474-1533

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Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

2,638 editions published between 1516 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 8,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (1532) is the culmination of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France, a brilliantly witty parody of the medieval romances, and a fitting monument to the court society of the Italian Renaissance which gave it birth. In a kaleidoscope of scenes and emotions, three principal stories are developed: the love of Orlando for Angelica; the war between the Franks and the Saracens; and the love of Ruggiero, a Saracen, for Bradamant, a Christian. Enlivening and unifying the whole work is the vital personality of the author, endlessly teasing his readers and dropping casual asides about his contemporaries. Though highly serious in purpose and sophisticated in design, Orlando Furioso displays to the full Ariostro's remarkable sense of the absurd. This unabridged prose translation faithfully captures the narrative entire and renders meaning in its lightest shadings."--Back cover
Orlando furioso; selections from the translation of Sir John Harington by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

117 editions published between 1591 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Orlando Furioso' is an Italian Renaissance chivalric romance, taking inspiration from the Arthurian cycle as well as classical Greek and Roman epic and romance, but which is uniquely itself
Opere minori by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

95 editions published between 1837 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinque canti = Five cantos by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

44 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new translation brings to English-speaking readers an intense and brooding work by the greatest poet of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto. Begun as a sequel to his epic masterpiece, Orlando Furioso (1516), the unfinished Cinque Canti are a powerful poem in their own right. Tragic in tone, they depict the disintegration of the chivalric world of Charlemagne and his knights and give poetic expression to a sense of cultural, political, and religious crisis felt in Ariosto's Italy and in early sixteenth-century Europe generally. David Quint's introduction freshly examines the literary sources and models of the Cinque Canti and discusses the cultural contexts and historical occasions of the poem. Printed with facing Italian text, this volume allows the modern English reader to experience a work of Renaissance literature whose savage beauty still has the power to chill and fascinate
The comedies of Ariosto by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando furioso di Ludovico Ariosto raccontato da Italo Calvino by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

56 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Berijmde vertaling van het epos van de Italiaanse schrijver (1474-1533) over Razende Roeland, de paladijn van Karel de Grote
Alcina by George Frideric Handel( )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUTHERLAND, Joan (soprano). BERGANZA, Tereza (soprano). LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. BOYNGE, Richard (conductor)
Stories from the Italian poets : with lives of the writers by Leigh Hunt( Book )

13 editions published between 1846 and 1906 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parziale versione in prosa, con alcuni testi originali o traduzioni in versi, dei poemi di Dante, Pulci, Boiardo, Ariosto e Tasso
Orlando furioso : a new verse translation by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With this new verse translation of Orlando Furioso ("Mad Orlando"), David R. Slavitt introduces readers to Ariosto's now-neglected masterpiece - a poem whose impact on Western literature can scarcely be exaggerated. Now, through translations of generous selections from this longest of all major European poems, Slavitt brings the poem to life in ways previous translators have nor." "At the heart of Ariosto's romance are Orlando's unrequited love for the pagan princess Angelica and his jealous rage when she elopes. The action takes place against a besieged Paris, as Charlemagne and his Christian paladins defend the city against the Saracen king. The poem, however, obeys no geography or rules but its own, as the story moves by whim from Japan to the Hebrides to the moon; it includes such imaginary creatures as the hippogriff and a sea monster called the orc. Orlando Furioso is Dante's medieval universe turned upside down and made comic. Characterized by satire, parody, and irony, the poem celebrates a new humanistic Renaissance conception of man in an utterly fantastical world. Slavitt's translation captures the energy, comedy, and great fun of Ariosto's Italian."--Jacket
Supposes and Jocasta by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

65 editions published between 1551 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scolastica by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

88 editions published between 1547 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orlando furioso by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

56 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delle satire e rime del divino Ludovico Ariosto libri II Con le annotazioni di Paolo Rolli ... Nuovamente dal medesimo accresciute e corrette by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

27 editions published between 1731 and 1735 in Italian and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king of court poets; a study of the work, life and time of Lodovico Ariosto by Edmund G Gardner( Book )

2 editions published between 1906 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ludovico Ariosto, best known for his 1516 epic poem Orlando furioso, was one of the great writers of the Italian Renaissance. In this collection, Dennis Looney assembles a diverse compendium of Ariosto's prose, including his 214 Letters and a satirical piece, Herbal Doctor. Ariosto's correspondence paints a detailed portrait of the world he lived and wrote in. While some letters illuminate his day-to-day life, including his work as a provincial commissioner for the ruling Este family of Ferrara, others shed light on the composition and production of his poems and plays, allowing a glimpse of the man in his creative workshop. Herbal Doctor, a parody of humanism in general and neoplatonic philosophy in particular, may mark a defense of Ariosto's decision to turn away from the philological world of his contemporaries in order to pursue a different kind of learning. Looney's elegant, careful translation provides us with the first extensive selection of Ariosto's prose works in English, and enriches our understanding of one of Italy's most important Renaissance writers."--Pub. desc
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Areostus, Ludovicus.

Areostus, Ludovicus 1474-1533


Ariost 1474-1533

Ariost, Aldvigh 1474-1533

Ariost, Lodovico

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Ariost, Ludovic 1474-1533

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Arioste, L'

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Arioste, Louis

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Arioste, Ludovic.

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Arioste, Ludovico 1474-1533

Arioste, Ludovico Ariosto

Ariosti 1474-1533

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Ariosto, L.

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Ariosto, Lodouico.

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Ariosto , Lodovico

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Ariosto, Ludouico.

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Ariosto, Lûdoviko.

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Ariosto, Ludwik.

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Aryosto, L.

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Toscanella, Oratio 1474-1533

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Touchmolin, Joseph 1474-1533

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Λοντοβίκο Αριόστο

Ариосто Л. 1474-1533

Ариосто, Лодовико.

Ариосто Лудовико 1474-1533

Лодовико Ариосто

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لودوفيكو أريوستو

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루도비코 아리오스토

아리오스토, 루도비코 1474-1533




Cinque canti = Five cantosOrlando furioso : a new verse translation"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico AriostoAriosto today : contemporary perspectivesSerious play : desire and authority in the poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and AriostoThe romance epics of Boiardo, Ariosto, and Tasso : from public duty to private pleasureThe quest for epic : from Ariosto to Tasso