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canto

a main division of a long poem
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In his excellent and informative introduction to this bilingual edition, David Quint argues convincingly that incomplete though they may be, the Canti are not unfinished; neither are they a sequel.
Some scholars from the sixteenth century to our day have theorized that Ariosto intended his incomplete Cinque Canti to be a sequel to the Orlando Furioso.
Appunti sui Cinque canti e sugli studi ariosteschi.