Lacunae: The Missing Cantos and Stanzas of Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando Furioso

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Poetry. Translated from the Italian by David R. Slavitt. LACUNAE marks the completion of a translation of a major work of Renaissance literature, in a lively and thoroughly engaging performance. David R. Slavitt translates the missing cantos & stanzas of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso—wild, rich stories of love and valor that have influenced writers since the early Renaissance, from Spenser and Shakespeare to Borges and Calvino. Compiled as a companion to the Harvard University Press edition of—also translated by...
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Overview


Poetry. Translated from the Italian by David R. Slavitt. LACUNAE marks the completion of a translation of a major work of Renaissance literature, in a lively and thoroughly engaging performance. David R. Slavitt translates the missing cantos & stanzas of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso—wild, rich stories of love and valor that have influenced writers since the early Renaissance, from Spenser and Shakespeare to Borges and Calvino. Compiled as a companion to the Harvard University Press edition of—also translated by Slavitt—LACUNAE picks up where the other leaves off, revealing the many adventures and quests the other left out. Enchanted knights, transgendered princesses, and Ariosto's essential and timeless wit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937402259
  • Publisher: OP19 Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 600
  • Sales rank: 1,119,556
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 1.21 (d)

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Ludovico Ariosto was an Italian, Renaissance poet. He is best known as the author of the romance epic Orlando Furioso, published in its final version in 1532.
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