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The quest for epic : from Ariosto to Tasso

Author: Sergio Zatti; Dennis Looney; Sally Hill
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Translated here for the first time into English, Sergio Zatti's The Quest for Epic is a selection of studies on the two major poets of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto and Torquato Tasso, by one of the most important literary critics writing in Italy today. An original and challenging work, The Quest for Epic documents the development of Italian narrative from the chivalric romance at the end of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Lodovico Ariosto; Torquato Tasso; Lodovico Ariosto; Torquato Tasso; Lodovico Ariosto; Torquato Tasso; Lodovico Ariosto; Torquato Tasso; Lodovico Ariosto; Torquato Tasso
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergio Zatti; Dennis Looney; Sally Hill
ISBN: 0802093736 0802090311 9780802090317 9780802093738
OCLC Number: 1035818564
Notes: Translation from Italian.
Description: 315 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Sergio Zatti ; introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli ; edited by Dennis Looney ; translated by Sally Hill with Dennis Looney.

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"Translated here for the first time into English, Sergio Zatti's The Quest for Epic is a selection of studies on the two major poets of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto and Torquato Tasso, by one of the most important literary critics writing in Italy today. An original and challenging work, The Quest for Epic documents the development of Italian narrative from the chivalric romance at the end of the fifteenth century to the epic literature of the sixteenth century."--BOOK JACKET.

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