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- 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...
- Cleis Press 2014; US$ 10.95
Kissing is an art form. A great kiss can stop traffic, start a five-alarm fire, and feel like Times Square on New Year's Eve. Get your smooch on with all the different tricks and tips in this handy guide. Bestselling author and columnist Violet Blue helps readers choose — and perfect — their very own unforgettable kissing style. Learn how to time... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 44.30
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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 51.19
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...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00
One of the first pastoral dramas published by an Italian woman, Flori is Maddalena Campiglia's most substantial surviving literary work and one of the earliest known examples of secular dramatic writing by a woman in Europe. Although acclaimed in her day, Campiglia (1553-95) has not benefited from the recent wave of scholarship that has done much... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Gaspara Stampa (1523?-1554) is one of the finest female poets ever to write in Italian. Although she was lauded for her singing during her lifetime, her success and critical reputation as a poet emerged only after her verse was republished in the early eighteenth century. Her poetry runs the gamut of human emotion, ranging from ecstasy over a consummated... 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...