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Author Javitch, Daniel.

Title Proclaiming a Classic : the Canonization of ""Orlando Furioso""

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Note Print version record.
Summary Despite its immediate popularity and its acclaim as a modern equal of the ancient epics, Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (published in its final version in 1532) was for learned readers a perplexing work: it mixed romance, epic, and lyric poetry, poked fun at its marvelous and outmoded chivalric matter, contained many interrupted narrative threads, and included base and lowborn characters. In exploring the literary debates involved in elevating the Furioso to the rank of a classic, Daniel Javitch maintains that this was the first work of modern poetry to provoke widespread critical controversy, a.
Subject Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533. Orlando furioso.
Orlando furioso (Ariosto, Lodovico) (OCoLC)fst01357903
Roland (Legendary character) -- Romances -- History and criticism.
POETRY -- Continental European.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- Italian.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: Javitch, Daniel. Proclaiming a Classic : The Canonization of ""Orlando Furioso"". Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014
ISBN 9781400861804 (electronic bk.)
1400861802 (electronic bk.)
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DEBBG BV042523915
DEBBG BV043028334
DEBSZ 410547891
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DEBSZ 446794589
GBVCP 1003772978

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