Publish date: January 28th 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 656
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Italian Literature
, Epic Poetry
Bought after hearing an interview with the translator, David R. Slavitt (listen at the following link): World Books Podcast: Of Naked Maidens and Sea Serpents (February 2, 2010)The Italian Renaissance epic “Orlando Furioso,” was once a hot volume, at least among the literati, such as Shakespeare,...
to find Gutenberg rocks: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/615
It gets mentioned so much in Don Quixote...maybe I'll try it at some point.
[These notes were made in 1984:]. Renaissance Italian poetry, translated into English prose. Well, it took me long enough, but I finally finished this on Feb. 10. Fascinating, very complicated, and one can see how our forefathers would find it rather frivolous. Nonetheless, it does have structure...
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