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Ariosto, Lodovico 1474-1533

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Works: 3,170 works in 10,162 publications in 17 languages and 63,969 library holdings
Genres: Romances  Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biography  Portraits  Legends  Illustrations  Paraphrases  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Dedicator, Creator, Speaker, Illustrator, Translator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PQ4582.E5, 851.3
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Most widely held works by Lodovico Ariosto
Orlando Furioso by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
2,619 editions published between 1516 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 14,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (1532) is the culmination of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France, a brilliantly witty parody of the medieval romances, and a fitting monument to the court society of the Italian Renaissance which gave it birth. In a kaleidoscope of scenes and emotions, three principal stories are developed: the love of Orlando for Angelica; the war between the Franks and the Saracens; and the love of Ruggiero, a Saracen, for Bradamant, a Christian. Enlivening and unifying the whole work is the vital personality of the author, endlessly teasing his readers and dropping casual asides about his contemporaries. Though highly serious in purpose and sophisticated in design, Orlando Furioso displays to the full Ariostro's remarkable sense of the absurd. This unabridged prose translation faithfully captures the narrative entire and renders meaning in its lightest shadings."--Back cover
Orlando Furioso The frenzy of Orlando by Lodovico Ariosto( )
13 editions published between 1831 and 2012 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 Furioso is a continuation of Matteo Maria Boiardo's unfinished romance Orlando Innamorato ("Orlando in Love", published posthumously in 1495). The action takes place against the background of the war between Charlemagne and his Christian p
The satires by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
169 editions published between 1534 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On découvre dans cette oeuvre du poète italien, l'autoportrait d'un homme épris de simplicité, contraint, pour affirmer ses goûts propres, d'en venir à une critique acerbe de ses contemporains
Opere minori by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
57 editions published between 1857 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando furioso; selections from the translation of Sir John Harington by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
5 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando furioso translated from the Italian of Ludovico Ariosto ; with notes: by John Hoole. In five volumes. by Lodovico Ariosto( )
35 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando Furioso in English heroical verse by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
57 editions published between 1591 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roland furieux by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
143 editions published between 1544 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The satires of Ludovico Ariosto : a Renaissance autobiography by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delle satire e rime del divino Ludovico Ariosto libri II. Con le annotazioni di Paolo Rolli, Compagno della Societa Reale. E Accademico Fiorentino nuovamente dal medesimo accresciute e corrette by Lodovico Ariosto( )
23 editions published between 1731 and 1735 in Italian and English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cinque canti = Five cantos by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
31 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This new translation brings to English-speaking readers an intense and brooding work by the greatest poet of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto. Begun as a sequel to his epic masterpiece, Orlando Furioso (1516), the unfinished Cinque Canti are a powerful poem in their own right. Tragic in tone, they depict the disintegration of the chivalric world of Charlemagne and his knights and give poetic expression to a sense of cultural, political, and religious crisis felt in Ariosto's Italy and in early sixteenth-century Europe generally. David Quint's introduction freshly examines the literary sources and models of the Cinque Canti and discusses the cultural contexts and historical occasions of the poem. Printed with facing Italian text, this volume allows the modern English reader to experience a work of Renaissance literature whose savage beauty still has the power to chill and fascinate
The comedies of Ariosto by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
71 editions published between 1857 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories from the Italian poets : with lives of the writers by Leigh Hunt( Book )
14 editions published between 1846 and 1888 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parziale versione in prosa, con alcuni testi originali o traduzioni in versi, dei poemi di Dante, Pulci, Boiardo, Ariosto e Tasso
Opere by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
64 editions published between 1067 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando furioso by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
143 editions published between 1604 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Lena by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
76 editions published between 1533 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando furioso by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
138 editions published between 1604 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lirica by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
15 editions published between 1924 and 1928 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven planets governing Italie by Lodovico Ariosto( Book )
14 editions published between 1611 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Areostus, Ludovicus.
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Ariosto, Lodevico 1474-1533
Ariosto, Lodouico.
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Ariosto Ludovico 1474-1533
Ariosto, Lûdoviko.
Ariosto Ludoviko 1474-1533
Ariosto, Ludwig 1474-1533
Ariosto, Ludwik.
Ariostus, Ludovicus 1474-1533
Aristo, Lodevico 1474-1533
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Aryosto, Ludowik.
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Dousmolin, Joseph 1474-1533
L'Arioste
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Toscanella, Oratio 1474-1533
Touchmolin, Joseph 1474-1533
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