Orlando Furioso


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Orlando Furioso

Ariosto’s romantic epic; actually a continuation of Boiardo’s plot. [Ital. Lit.: Orlando Furioso]
See: Epic
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In many respects the most direct source was the body of Italian romances of chivalry, especially the 'Orlando Furioso' of Ariosto, which was written in the early part of the sixteenth century.
Ferdinando Saracinelli's libretto references Orlando Furioso and was written for a diplomatic occasion at the Medici court in 1625, when Florence was ruled by Grand Duchess Maria Magdalena and Christine of Lorraine.
Indeed, they say, he may be the most important European writer before Shakespeare, his fame resting on his narrative poem Orlando Furioso. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
A quiet and irregular musical line of literary reference and convention also emerges around "Orlando": Orlando Furioso, Woolf's Orlando, Orlando of As You Like It.
El primer capitulo, "Dragged under His Roof: Ariosto's Interlace and the Imperial Web of Charles V," expone de manera convincente que Ariosto, mediante el recurso del entrelazamiento (tecnica literaria tipica del genero caballeresco consistente en la narracion de historias simultaneas que terminan confluyendo) lleva a cabo en el Orlando furioso una critica a Carlos V y su politica expansionista en Italia.
La decapitazione del giovane Ercole e anche l'evento storico piU tragico narrato nell'Orlando furioso. Enfatizzando le loro finalita encomiastiche, la critica ha giustamente messo in rilievo le significative allusioni alla battaglia delia Polesella all'interno del poema, in particolare la sua vivida descrizione che occupa otto ottave nella parte iniziale del canto 36 dove Ariosto rende esplicita la sua presenza all'accaduto:
Of course, many exhibitions have been staged on the enduring influence of individual authors, or how literary works acted as lightning rods for the culture of their time, from Ovid to Dante, and beyond; in 2016, an exhibition marking the 500th anniversary of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso at the Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, exhibited works that arguably now have a more abiding cultural appeal than the courtly epic from which they took their bearings.
Antonio Ricci again invokes the dialectic between literature and history in arguing, with Orlando Furioso as his example, for book history as history.
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.
Matthieu Chapman's essay on Robert Greene's adaptation of Orlando Furioso takes up the issue of slavery, and Todd A.

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