Renaissance Transactions: Ariosto and Tasso / Edition 1

Renaissance Transactions: Ariosto and Tasso / Edition 1

by Valeria Finucci
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822322951

ISBN-13: 9780822322955

Pub. Date: 03/25/1999

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Edited collection discusses the first historically important debate on what constitutes modern literature, which focused on two 16th century works: ORLANDO FURIOSO and GERUSALEMME LIBERATA.

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Edited collection discusses the first historically important debate on what constitutes modern literature, which focused on two 16th century works: ORLANDO FURIOSO and GERUSALEMME LIBERATA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822322955
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
03/25/1999
Series:
Duke Monographs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Ariosto, Tasso, and Storytelling1
ICrossing Genres
Two Odysseys: Rinaldo's Po Journey and the Poet's Homecoming in Orlando furioso17
The Grafting of Virgilian Epic in Orlando furioso56
Tasso's Armida and the Victory of Romance77
IIThe Politics of Dissimulation
Epic in the Age of Dissimulation: Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata115
Trickster, Textor, Architect, Thief: Craft and Comedy in Gerusalemme liberata146
"Un cosi valoroso cavalliero": Knightly Honor and Artistic Representation in Orlando furioso, Canto 26178
IIIActing out Fantasies
The Masquerade of Masculinity: Astolfo and Jocondo in Orlando furioso, Canto 28215
Romance as Role Model: Early Female Performances of Orlando furioso and Gerusalemme liberata246
"Dal rogo alle nozze": Tasso's Sofronia as Martyr Manque270
Writing beyond the Querelle: Gender and History in Orlando furioso295
Index317
Contributors327

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