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MORGANTE (LIBRO 1)

  • Haro Cortés, Marta, (aut.)
  • Centro de Estudios Cervantinos
  • 1ª ed., 1ª imp.(01/01/2010)
  • 275 pages; 24x17 cm
  • Language: EspaƱol
  • ISBN: 8496408736 ISBN-13: 9788496408739
  • Cover: Rústica
  • Delivery within 20-25 days,  * payment by creditcard.
  • 25€ 23,75€ 
 
 

Now in paperback! Morgante The Epic Adventuresof Orlando and His Giant Friend Morgante Luigi Pulci Translated byJoseph Tusiani Introduction and Notes by Edoardo A.L bano "Pulci's Morgante is a multilayered text... so rich inwitticisms, ribaldry, and word games that it has defied accurate rendering intoEnglish. Tusiani, an experienced and effective translator and poet, has met thechallenge with a fluid contemporary version, effectively conveying the tempo of theoriginal as well as its comic verve." -- F. A. Bassanese, Choice "Luigi Pulci, with Joseph Tusiani's translation and EdoardoA. L bano's commentary, has entered the pantheon of Italian epic poetry translatedinto English thus far infabited only by his three Italian followers: Matteo MariaBoiardo, Ludovico Ariosto, and Torquato Tasso." -- Dino S. Cervigni, ItalianQuarterly "A reference work that no scholar of the ItalianRenaissance can afford to ignore. L bano has done justice to Tusiani's text andTusiani has done justice to Pulci's masterpiece." -- Gaetano Cipolla, Annalid'Italianistica A classic picaresque epic detailing the thrillingexploits of Orlando, Morgante is a tale of war and of the calamities that befall theromantic hero, his fellow knights, and their sovereign, Charlemagne. Orlandoencounters the fierce Morgante and converts him; the giant then becomes his squireand trusted companion. This long-awaited annotated Englishtranslation will lead to a new appreciation of Luigi Pulci's singular epicmasterpiece and a reassessment of the author's influence on modern Englishliterature. Luigi Pulci (1432--1484) has been called the firstRomantic poet after Dante. Admired by Lord Byron, Pulci was a major influence on theEnglish Romantic poets. He was born in Florence to a noble family and was a memberof the literary circle of his friend Lorenzo de Medici. JosephTusiani is Distinguished Service Professor (retired) at The City University of NewYork. His other translations include The Complete Poems of Michelangelo, Tasso'sJerusalem Delivered and Creation of the World, Boccaccio's Nymphs of Fiesole, Leopardi's Canti, and Dante's Lyric Poems. He is also author of several collectionsof verse in English, Italian, and Latin. Edoardo A. L bano, Professor of French and Italian at Indiana University, has published on LuigiPulci's culture and works. Indiana Masterpiece Editions


 
 

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