Ludovico Ariosto

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The Italian Renaissance poet Ludovico Ariosto’s epic poem ‘Orlando Furioso’ is one of the most influential works of world poetry, celebrated for its instrumental role in establishing humanism. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents the complete ‘Orlando Furioso’, in both English and the original Italian, with beautiful illustrations, special dual text feature and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Ariosto’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the epic poems
* Includes Matteo Maria Boiardo’s ‘Orlando Innamorato’, which inspired Ariosto to continue the tale in ‘Orlando Furioso’
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original Renaissance texts
* ‘Orlando Furioso’ (translated by William Stewart Rose) is fully illustrated with Gustave Doré’s celebrated artwork
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Easily locate the cantos and sections you want to read
* Provides a special dual English and Italian text, allowing readers to compare ‘Orlando Furioso’ stanza by stanza – ideal for students
* Features two biographies – discover Ariosto’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Epic Poems
ORLANDO INNAMORATO by Matteo Maria Boiardo
ORLANDO FURIOSO

The Italian Text
CONTENTS OF THE ITALIAN TEXT

The Dual Text
CONTENTS OF THE DUAL TEXT

The Biographies
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: LODOVICO ARIOSTO
ARIOSTO: CRITICAL NOTICE OF HIS LIFE AND GENIUS by Leigh Hunt

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