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Bandello, Matteo 1485-1561

Works: 759 works in 2,022 publications in 11 languages and 10,582 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Sources  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Other, Creator, Translator, Lyricist, Editor
Classifications: PQ4606, 853.308
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Histoires tragiques by Matteo Bandello( Book )

316 editions published between 1559 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth collected edition (originally published in Lyon, 1560, and Paris 1563 and 1564. The volume contains an early French translation of a story by Matteo Bandello "La sfortunata morte di dui infelicissimi amanti" containing source material for Shaespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Certain tragical discourses of Bandello by Matteo Bandello( Book )

19 editions published between 1898 and 2015 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brooke's 'Romeus and Juliet,' being the original of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' by Arthur Brooke( Book )

7 editions published between 1908 and 1909 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<Span>Originally published in 1562, Arthur Brooke's<i>The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet</i>was the primary source of inspiration for Shakespeare's famous dramatic tragedy,<i>Romeo and Juliet</i>. Brooke is thought to have translated the Italian story from a novella by Matteo Bandello published sometime in the early 16th century. While the plots of Brooke's translation and Shakespeare's play are very similar, Brooke's ending differs drastically from that in Shakespeare's play.</span>
The palace of pleasure; Elizabethan versions of Italian and French novels from Boccaccio, Bandello, Cinthio, Straparola, Queen Margaret of Navarre, and others by William Painter( Book )

8 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straunge, lamentable, and tragicall hystories by Matteo Bandello( )

7 editions published in 1577 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attributed to Bandello by STC (2nd ed.). Editor's dedication signed: T.N. Signatures: A-P4 (last leaf blank). Title within ornamental border. Formerly STC 13524. Imperfect: defaced, with print show-through. Reproduction of original in the Harvard University. Library. (marc) 21613819. (stc) STC (2nd ed.) 1356.5. (vid) 24834. (DLPS) A03434.0001.001. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions. Newton, Thomas, 1542?-1607. Smythe, R
Tutte le opere di Matteo Bandello by Matteo Bandello( Book )

40 editions published between 1934 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Bandello: a selection; the original text of four of Belleforest's Histoires tragiques by Matteo Bandello( Book )

10 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragical tales, and other poems by George Turberville( Book )

14 editions published between 1587 and 1977 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certaine tragicall discourses by Matteo Bandello( )

4 editions published between 1567 and 1579 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The royal king, and loyal subject. A woman killed with kindness by Thomas Heywood( Book )

3 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthaei Bandelli opera latina, inedita vel rara by Matteo Bandello( Book )

21 editions published between 1933 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Canzoniere by Matteo Bandello( Book )

18 editions published between 1923 and 1928 in Italian and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of Matteo Bandello : bishop of Agen by Matteo Bandello( Book )

8 editions published between 1840 and 2016 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matteo Bandello : twelve stories by Matteo Bandello( Book )

2 editions published in 1895 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romeo and Juliet before Shakespeare : four early stories of star-crossed love by Nicole Prunster( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lamentable historie of Violenta and Didaco by Matteo Bandello( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The tragicall historye of Romeus and Juliet] by Arthur Brooke( )

6 editions published between 1562 and 1587 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first page of Arthur Brooke's original poem The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet, which many scholars believe to be the primary inspiration for Shakespeare's famous tragedy Romeo and Juliet
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Aeschacius Major

Bandel, .. 1485-1561

Bandel 1485-1562

Bandel, Matteo.

Bandel Matteo 1484?-1561

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Bandel, Matteo 1485-1561 O.P.

Bandel, Matteo 1485-1562

Bandel, Matteo, O.P., 1485-1561

Bandell 1485-1562

Bandelli, Matteo 1485-1562

Bandelli, Matthaei 1485-1562


Bandello 1485-1561 Veronés

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Bandello Castrovensi, Matthaeo 1485-1561

Bandello, Mateo

Bandello, Mateo 1485-1561

Bandello, Mateo Maria 1485-1561

Bandello, Mateu 1485-1561

Bandello, Mathieu

Bandello, Matteo

Bandello, Matteo 1485-1561 O.P.

Bandello , Matteo Maria

Bandello, Mattheo 1485-1562

Bandello, Veronés 1485-1561

Bandellus, Matthaeus.

Bandellus Matthaeus 1484?-1561

Bandellus, Matthaeus 1485-1561

Bandellus, Matthaeus 1485-1562

Bandellus, Mattheus 1485-1562

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