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

"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney

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
translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • 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
Member of
Cataloging source
WAU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1474-1533
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ariosto, Lodovico
Dewey number
851/.3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4582
LC item number
.E5 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Looney, Dennis
Series statement
The da Ponte library series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ariosto, Lodovico
  • Ariosto, Lodovico
  • POETRY
  • HISTORY
Label
"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Ariosto's prose ; An extraordinary letter -- Letters -- Herbal doctor
Control code
756283684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442686182
Lccn
2010549654
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, digital file.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2jwzzh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756283684
Label
"My muse will have a story to paint" : selected prose of Ludovico Ariosto, translated with an introduction by Dennis Looney
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Ariosto's prose ; An extraordinary letter -- Letters -- Herbal doctor
Control code
756283684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442686182
Lccn
2010549654
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, digital file.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2jwzzh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)756283684

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