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The Resource "My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, Lodovico Ariosto ; translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney, (electronic book)

"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, Lodovico Ariosto ; translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney, (electronic book)

Label
"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto
Title
"My muse will have a story to paint"
Title remainder
selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto
Statement of responsibility
Lodovico Ariosto ; translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Looney's elegant, careful translation provides us with the first extensive selection of Ariosto's prose works in English, and enriches our understanding of one of Italy's most important Renaissance writers."--pub. desc
  • Ariosto's correspondence paints a detailed portrait of the world he lived and wrote in. While some letters illuminate his day-to-day life, including his work as a provincial commissioner for the ruling Este family of Ferrara, others shed light on the composition and production of his poems and plays, allowing a glimpse of the man in his creative workshop. Herbal Doctor, a parody of humanism in general and neoplatonic philosophy in particular, may mark a defense of Ariosto's decision to turn away from the philological world of his contemporaries in order to pursue a different kind of learning
  • "Ludovico Ariosto, best known for his 1516 epic poem Orlando furioso, was one of the great writers of the Italian Renaissance. In this collection, Dennis Looney assembles a diverse compendium of Ariosto's prose, including his 214 Letters and a satirical piece, Herbal Doctor
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MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1474-1533
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ariosto, Lodovico
Dewey number
851/.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4582
LC item number
.A756 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Ariosto, Lodovico
Label
"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, Lodovico Ariosto ; translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney, (electronic book)
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC4672450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (343 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442640870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, Lodovico Ariosto ; translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC4672450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (343 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442640870
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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