In fact, although the answer to the question, may be almost impossible, this English translation and commentary of Morgante proclaims unhesitatingly the fifteenth-century mock-epic a "classic," thus recognizing the position of Pulci's masterpiece next to his rato, Ariosto's Orlando furioso, and Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata
Micaela Rinaldi's study is a useful addition to the field of critical studies on the proliferation of theoretical and literary works and the debate between the supporters of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata
in the late sixteenth century.
Il libro comprende una prima sezione in cui si prendono in esame cronologicamente testi come l'Innamorato di Boiardo, il Rinaldo del Tasso, il Furioso dell'Ariosto, la Gerusalemme Liberata
, e infine l'Adone del Marino.
The Monas symbol that Dee so carefully fashioned as a complex synthesis of various "linguistic" and hermeneutic traditions does not speak to us today with the same force as Milton's Paradise Lost or Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata
, but like these summative works it was a systematically composed verbal "universe" aimed at the restoration of humankind.
The final chapter compares an early manuscript version of Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata
XV, heavily influenced by G.
Mazzocchi del Bondeno, 1516) by Ludovico Ariosto of Ferrara (1474-1533) and the Gerusalemme liberata
(1575) by Torquato Tasso (1544-95), the former on two and the latter on three lists.
Although contemporary with Gerusalemme liberata
, the narrative model for Filodoro is clearly the entrelacement of the Furioso.
While it is misleading to assume a simple homology between poetic theory and practice, this text holds considerable value for students of Tasso's epic, for it provides a detailed sense of the literary issues on his mind in the years in which he began work on the poem we know as Gerusalemme liberata
Gerardo Sagredo (1598), another of Torquato Tasso (in an edition, from 1625, of the Gerusalemme liberata
, for which Casoni provided a thematic summary of contents, viz.
The passage, incidentally, may well have been an inspiration for Tasso's magnum opus, Gerusalemme liberata
AnalizzerAaAaAeA in particolare due t le piAaAaAeA famose di queste riscritture cinquecentesche: quella di Ita Calvino dell'Orlando Furioso e quella della Gerusalemme Liberata
di Alfredo Giuliani.
Com'e noto, dobbiamo alla provvidenziale disonesta di editori senza scrupoli il salvataggio del sublime relitto della Gerusalemme liberata
da questo naufragio della poesia tra i gorghi del dubbio.