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Orlando furioso by Ludovico Ariosto. Translated from the Italian, by William Huggins, ... by Lodovico Ariosto

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Published by printed for James Rivington and James Fletcher; and John Cook, at Farnham, in Surry in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 5312, no. 5.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16931831M

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Orlando Furioso book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the greatest epic poems of the Italian Renaissance, Orlando /5. “Orlando Furioso” had many publications and translations. His parts are often elaborated in the works of other Italian and some Spanish writers. Book Summary. The plot begins in the 8 th century during the war between Charlemagne and the Saracens. The Saracens Written: 69 rows  Orlando furioso by Lodovico Ariosto; 68 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Roland . Orlando: A Biography is a novel by Virginia Woolf, first published on 11 October A high-spirited romp inspired by the tumultuous family history of Woolf's lover and close friend the aristocratic poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West, it is arguably one of Woolf's most popular novels: a history of English literature in satiric form. The book describes the adventures of a poet who changes Author: Virginia Woolf.

The story of Orlando spans over years (–). During this time, Orlando ages only thirty-six years, and changes gender from a man to a woman. This fantastic story opens with the protagonist, Orlando, a young noble boy, pretending to chop off the heads of Moors, just like his father and grandfather have done.   Orlando Furioso, translated in two parts by Barabara Reynolds, is a sprawling work. A romance of the Renaissance period (first published in but written over 25 years), it covers the chivalrous and not-so chivalrous deeds of a huge cast of characters.5/5(5). By: Ludovico Ariosto () Charlemagne's nephew Orlando (AKA Roland) is driven insane by the infidelity of his beloved Angelica. Angelica's relationship with him and others loosely unifies multiple story lines to produce a rich tapestry of romance, fictionalized history, and pure fantasy. LibriVox recording of Orlando Furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto, translated by John Harington. Read by Thomas A. Copeland. Charlemagne's nephew Orlando (AKA Roland) is driven insane by the infidelity of his beloved Angelica. Angelica's relationship with him and others loosely unifies multiple story lines to produce a rich tapestry of romance, fictionalized history, and pure fantasy.