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Morgante : the epic adventures of Orlando and his giant friend Morgante

Author: Luigi Pulci; Joseph Tusiani
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998.
Series: Indiana masterpiece editions.
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A classic picaresque epic detailing the thrilling exploits of Orlando, Morgante is a tale of war and of the calamities that befall the romantic hero, his fellow knights, and their sovereign, Charlemagne. After encountering the fierce Morgante, Orlando converts the giant, who then becomes his squire and trusted companion. This annotated English translation will lead to a new appreciation of Luigi Pulci's singular  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pulci, Luigi, 1432-1484.
Morgante.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606954736
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luigi Pulci; Joseph Tusiani
ISBN: 0253333997 9780253333995
OCLC Number: 37884878
Description: xxxiii, 975 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Indiana masterpiece editions.
Other Titles: Morgante.
Responsibility: Luigi Pulci ; translated by Joseph Tusiani ; introduction and notes by Edoardo A. Lèbano.

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An English translation of the Renaissance classic, "Il Morgante" by Luigi Pulci. A history of the exploits of the romantic hero Orlando, this is a tale of war and of the calamities that befall the  Read more...

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"A comic masterpiece ... An important scholarly contribution, this edition is also simply a plesure to read." - Library Journal "Tusiani's monumental labor of love has earned him a continuing debt of Read more...

 
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