Orlando Furioso: An English Translation with Introductions, Notes and Index Allan Gilbert by Ludovico Ariosto

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Orlando Furioso: An English Translation with Introductions, Notes and Index  by  Allan Gilbert by Ludovico Ariosto

Orlando Furioso: An English Translation with Introductions, Notes and Index by Allan Gilbert by Ludovico Ariosto
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So begins Ariostos Orlando Furioso (1532), 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 ItalianMoreSo begins Ariostos Orlando Furioso (1532), 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, of fact and fantasy, three principal stories are developed: the love of Orlando for Angelica- the war between the Franks and Saracens- and the love Ruggiero, a Saracen, for Bradamant, a Christian.



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