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My Ariosto Project

The masterpiece of Ludovico Ariosto (1474-1533) and one of the glories of Italian renaissance poetry is the Orlando Furioso, published in three editions between 1516 and 1532. Its over 35,000 lines, dozens of characters, and intricate plotting may make reading it a daunting journey for some. Fortunately, there are now two excellent verse translations, one…
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