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- University of Chicago Press 2000; US$ 17.50
There is no artist more celebrated than Michelangelo. Yet the magnificence of his achievements as a visual artist often overshadow his devotion to poetry. Michelangelo used poetry to express what was too personal to display in sculpture or painting. John Frederick Nims has brought the entire body of Michelangelo's verse, from the artist's ardent twenties... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99
Orlando Furioso ("The Frenzy of Orlando", more literally "Mad Orlando"; in Italian furioso is seldom capitalized) is an Italian romantic epic by Ludovico Ariosto which has exerted a wide influence on later culture. The earliest version appeared in 1516, although the poem was not published in its complete form until 1532. Orlando... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 50.20
Hauptbeschreibung In den Cantici di Fidenzio besingt der unglückliche Fidenzio seine missglückte Liebe zu einem Schüler. Wie es sich für ihn als einen Lateinlehrer der Renaissance gehört, schöpft er dabei die antiken und zeitgenössischen literarischen Vorlagen von Vergil über Petrarca bis hin zu Berni aus,... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 43.18
Hauptbeschreibung Giordano Bruno (1548-1600), einer der bedeutendsten Philosophen der Renaissance, veröffentlichte 1582 in Paris sein erstes Werk in italienischer Sprache, eine turbulente Komödie, angesiedelt im zeitgenössischen Neapel. Die drei Hauptfiguren in diesem linguistisch und soziologisch erstaunlich detailgetreuen Notturno sind ein geldgieriger... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1983; US$ 8.99
The only unabridged prose translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso--a witty parody of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France--this version faithfully recaptures the entire narrative and the subtle meanings behind it. more...
A Translation from "Pavan" into English of Angelo Beolco's Parlamento De Ruzante Qual Giera Stó in Campo / Ruzante's Discourse on Coming Back from the BattlefieldThe Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95
The present study is divided into three parts, the first of which is an in-depth introduction by Carlo Fanelli to the authors and problems of 16th century Renaissance Italian dialect comedy and the relevance of a playwright such as Angelo Beolco (RUZANTE). Particular attention is paid to the comedy from the point of view of the social problems presented... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 94.99
This is a translation with detailed commentary of 30 commedia dell'arte scenarios first published in 1611 by Flaminio Scala. It aims principally to demonstrate the methodology of Italian improvised theater and the constant interchange of plot, characterization, and scene structure between scripted and improvised comedy. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00
Presents a multidisciplinary approach to Machiavelli's writings on government, his creative works and his legacy. This volume is meant for generalists seeking an introduction to Machiavelli and for specialists who are interested in a range of disciplinary views. The contributors include: Susan Ashley, Salvatore Bizzarro, John Roe, among others. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2007; US$ 14.95
This bilingual edition includes all three examples of Machiavelli's comedic art: sparkling translations of his farcical masterpiece, The Mandrake; of his version of Terence's The Woman From Andros; and of his Plautus-inspired Clizia . more...