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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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.84
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, um seinem Werk die gehörige auctoritas zu verleihen. Die von... 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... 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...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 18.13
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 Alchemist,... more...
- OUP Oxford 1999; US$ 11.99
`I sing of knights and ladies, of love and arms, of courtly chivalry, of courageous deeds.' So begins Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (1532), the culmination of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France. It is a brilliantly witty parody of the medieval romances, and a fitting monument to the court society of the Italian Renaissance... 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$ 99.99
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...