Individual authors, 1400-1700

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The Comedies of Machiavelli: The Woman from Andros; The Mandrake; Clizia

The Comedies of Machiavelli

The Woman from Andros; The Mandrake; Clizia

This bilingual edition includes all three examples of Machiavelli's comedic art: sparkling...

Poems and Selected Letters

Veronica Franco (whose life is featured in the motion picture Dangerous Beauty ) was a...

The Complete Poems: The 1554 Edition of the "Rime," a Bilingual Edition

The Complete Poems

The 1554 Edition of the "Rime," a Bilingual Edition

Gaspara Stampa, Troy Tower and 3 more...

Gaspara Stampa (1523?-1554) is one of the finest female poets ever to write in Italian. Although she...

Orlando Furioso
OUP Oxford (1999)

`I sing of knights and ladies, of love and arms, of courtly chivalry, of courageous deeds.' So...

Flori, a Pastoral Drama: A Bilingual Edition

Flori, a Pastoral Drama

A Bilingual Edition


One of the first pastoral dramas published by an Italian woman, Flori is Maddalena Campiglia's...

Sacred Narratives

The most prominent woman in Renaissance Florence, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici (1425-1482) lived...

Orlando Furioso: The Frenzy of Orlando

Orlando Furioso ("The Frenzy of Orlando", more literally "Mad Orlando"; in...

The Liberation of Jerusalem
OUP Oxford (2009)

Tasso's epic poem concerns the capture of Jerusalem by the Crusaders in 1099, and combines the theme...

Florentine Drama for Convent and Festival: Seven Sacred Plays

A talented poet and a gifted dramatist, Antonia Pulci (1452-1501) pursued two vocations, first as a...

Floridoro: A Chivalric Romance


A Chivalric Romance


The first original chivalric poem written by an Italian woman, Floridoro imbues a strong feminist...