Orlando Furioso: A Romantic Epic: Part 2 by Ludovico AriostoOrlando Furioso: A Romantic Epic: Part 2 by Ludovico Ariosto

Orlando Furioso: A Romantic Epic: Part 2

byLudovico AriostoTranslated byBarbara ReynoldsIntroduction byBarbara Reynolds

Paperback | December 8, 1977

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A dazzling kaleidoscope of adventures, ogres, monsters, barbaric splendor, and romance, this epic poem stands as one of the greatest works of the Italian Renaissance.

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Ludovico Ariosto was born in 1474, the son of an official of the Ferrarese court. He first studied law, but later acquired a sound humanistic training. His adult life was spent in the service of the Ferrarese ducal family. Essentially he was a writer; his lifetime's service as a courtier was a burden imposed on him by economic difficul...
Title:Orlando Furioso: A Romantic Epic: Part 2Format:PaperbackDimensions:800 pages, 7.8 × 5.2 × 1.9 inPublished:December 8, 1977Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014044310x

ISBN - 13:9780140443103

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18