Ariosto Today: Contemporary Perspectives (Toronto Italian Studies)

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Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando furioso is one of the masterpieces of the Renaissance, a work which, many argue, signalled the apogee of Renaissance fancy on the precipice of irony and decline. This collection of essays brings together twelve noted Italian and American scholars to provide a complete picture of Ariosto and all his works, covering topics such as historical criticism relating to Ariosto's place and time; philological investigations into the varying literary styles of the author, especially outside of the Furioso; Ariosto's extrinsic relationships with other literary traditions; and formal and thematic excavations of the immanent aesthetics of the Furioso.

Each essayist acknowledges the fact that Ariosto's creations are charged with allusions and allegiances variously inviting recognition or demanding the status of record. This reading of his works reveals that Ariosto was not a writer who believed, as it was previously thought, that literature is something escapist or fantastic in nature, but one who, in writing and re-writing his works, tried to re-interpret literary tradition while incorporating the new literary instruments that were available to him at the time: Ariosto's literary production is an integration of tradition and invention. This new reading of his work will be essential to any Italianist's library.

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About the Author:

Donald Beecher is a professor in the Department of English at Carleton University.

Massimo Ciavolella is a professor in the Department of Italian at the University of California, Los Angeles.



Roberto Fedi is Chair of Italian Literature at the University of Perugia.

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'Ariosto Today: Contemporary Perspectives is a very fine work, offering an excellent selection of essays on a wide variety of issues in the writing of this Italian prodigy, penned by a dozen of the best scholars in the field ... The content of this collection breaks considerable ground in Ariosto scholarship, and is certain to captivate the interest of the major labourers in the literary Renaissance. These essays are not merely occasional or incidental pieces. Nearly each of them brings exceptional insight to the understanding of one of Europe's most fascinating poets.'

(Thomas Harrison, University of California, Los Angeles)

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