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Product Description: "L'Orlando furioso", poema cavalleresco in ottave, composto da quarantasei canti, ha una intelaiatura anche encomiastica perché l'opera non può prescindere dal rapporto con la società per la quale l'Ariosto scrive e crea una sua misura artistica di contenuti e di stile, operando una continua relazione ideologica ed estetica...read more

Hardcover:

9781103714506, titled "The Orlando Furioso" | Bibliolife, March 30, 2009, cover price $30.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

Paperback:

9781530987474 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 10, 2016, cover price $19.37 | About this edition: "L'Orlando furioso", poema cavalleresco in ottave, composto da quarantasei canti, ha una intelaiatura anche encomiastica perché l'opera non può prescindere dal rapporto con la società per la quale l'Ariosto scrive e crea una sua misura artistica di contenuti e di stile, operando una continua relazione ideologica ed estetica.
9781103714469, titled "The Orlando Furioso" | Bibliolife, March 30, 2009, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781426442490 | Bibliobazaar, October 31, 2007, cover price $45.75 | About this edition: Translated by William Stewart Rose
9781426442575 | Bibliobazaar, October 31, 2007, cover price $44.75 | About this edition: Translated by William Stewart Rose
9781426443138 | Large print edition (Bibliobazaar, October 31, 2007), cover price $51.75 | About this edition: Translated by William Stewart Rose
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Product Description: Until now, there has been no critical text of the Chateauroux Roland, only transcripts. The present edition offers a lightly emended text with detailed footnotes evaluating variant readings and their implications. This preserves the intrinsic features of C and reveals its authority, but the evidence invalidates Segre s thesis of the anteriority of V7 and the choice of V7 as base text for the 2005 edition of the Chateauroux Venice 7 version...read more
By Marjorie Moffat (editor)

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9783110339611, titled "The Châteauroux Version of the Chanson De Roland: A Fully Annotated Critical Text" | Mouton De Gruyter, February 28, 2014, cover price $266.00 | About this edition: Until now, there has been no critical text of the Chateauroux Roland, only transcripts.

On 15th August 778, Charlemagne and his armies were crossing the Pyrenees back into France, after a successful campaign in which they had taken Saragossa and Pamplona. His rearguard, one of whose commanders was Roland, duke of the Marches of Brittany, was surprised by a party of Basques, and annihilated. The chronicles of the time duly noted the event. From this almost invisible piece of historical grit there grew one of the pearls of medieval literature, "The Song of Roland". The story of Roland disappears from history in the 9th century to reappear as an epic poem 200 years later, transformed into a full-length tale of high courage, loyalty and treachery. Charlemagne becomes an awesome, god-like figure, while Roland acquires a boon companion, Oliver, who is almost his equal in prowess. The attack on Roland and his companions is no longer a local ambush, but the result of a deep-laid conspiracy between a Saracen king in Spain and one of Charlemagne's lords, Roland's stepfather Count Ganelon. The plot has become a classic tale of jealousy and intrigue, and the poet tells it in masterly fashion; he is equally skilled at setting a scene, conveying the mood and character of his actors, or evoking the drama of the battle. The present translation by D.D.R. Owen is recognized as one of the best modern English versions of the poem: it has been revised for this new illustrated edition, which uses the vivid images of a late medieval manuscript of the legend. The introduction sets the poem in its context and shows how this work has profoundly influenced not only later literature, but even our view of history and notably of the Norman Conquest.
By D. D. R. Owen (trans)

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9780851155371 | Subsequent edition (Boydell & Brewer Inc, June 1, 1990), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: On 15th August 778, Charlemagne and his armies were crossing the Pyrenees back into France, after a successful campaign in which they had taken Saragossa and Pamplona.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781470846695 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 11, 2013), cover price $29.95
9781470846718 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 20, 2013), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: [MP3CD audiobook format in Vinyl case.

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Product Description: Swift yet resonant, this masterful new verse translation conveys the immediacy, intimacy, and power of this greatest of Old French epic poems. John DuVal approaches the unadorned syntax of The Song of Roland in straightforward modern English, attuned to the nuance and detail of the narrative and the poetry of the original text...read more
By David Staines (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781603848510 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Swift yet resonant, this masterful new verse translation conveys the immediacy, intimacy, and power of this greatest of Old French epic poems.

Paperback:

9781603848503 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2012, cover price $12.00

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Product Description: One of the crowning achievements of medieval literature, The Song of Roland tells the story of the battle of Roncesvals in 778 and enters into the very soul of a gallant, brutal, and tumultuous age.At the center of this heroic epic is Roland, the supreme embodiment of the chivalric ideal who leads his men into combat and fights valiantly to the death...read more
By Robert Harrison (trans)

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9780451531933 | Reprint edition (Signet Classic, March 6, 2012), cover price $7.95 | also contains Song of Roland | About this edition: One of the crowning achievements of medieval literature, The Song of Roland tells the story of the battle of Roncesvals in 778 and enters into the very soul of a gallant, brutal, and tumultuous age.
9780451528575 | Reprint edition (Signet Classic, September 1, 2002), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A translation of the medieval epic poem about Roland's adventures and death in Charlemagne's war against the pagans.

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Product Description: The appearance of David R. Slavitt’s translation of Orlando Furioso (“Mad Orlando”), one of the great literary achievements of the Italian Renaissance, is a publishing event. With this lively new verse translation, Slavitt introduces readers to Ariosto’s now neglected masterpiece―a poem whose impact on Western literature can scarcely be exaggerated...read more
By Ludovico Ariosto, Charles S. Ross (introduced by) and David R. Slavitt (trans)

Hardcover:

9780674035355 | Belknap Pr, November 15, 2009, cover price $48.50 | About this edition: The appearance of David R.

Paperback:

9780674060128 | Belknap Pr, May 15, 2011, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The appearance of David R.

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Product Description: Pulsing with ideas, energy and inspiration, Sketchbook Confidential offers a rare peek inside the personal sketchbooks of 40+ master artists. From colorful painted sketches to spontaneous napkin doodles, from the intensely personal to the purely whimsical, most of the work here was produced quickly and never intended for public view...read more
By Stefanie Laufersweiler (editor) and Pamela Wissman (editor)

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9781440308598 | North Light Books, November 11, 2010, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Pulsing with ideas, energy and inspiration, Sketchbook Confidential offers a rare peek inside the personal sketchbooks of 40+ master artists.
9780192816368, titled "Orlando Furioso" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 7, 1983), cover price $15.95 | also contains Orlando Furioso | About this edition: The only unabridged prose translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso--a witty parody of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France--this version faithfully recaptures the entire narrative and the subtle meanings behind it.

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Product Description: The only unabridged prose translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso--a witty parody of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France--this version faithfully recaptures the entire narrative and the subtle meanings behind it...read more
By Guido Waldman (trans)

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9780199540389 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2008, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The only unabridged prose translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso--a witty parody of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France--this version faithfully recaptures the entire narrative and the subtle meanings behind it.

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Product Description: This critical edition of a Scots translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso will provide an essential primary key text and a useful academic tool for tracing the development of Scottish poetry and of the influences, European and otherwise, on it.

Hardcover:

9789004163188 | Brill Academic Pub, November 30, 2007, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This critical edition of a Scots translation of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso will provide an essential primary key text and a useful academic tool for tracing the development of Scottish poetry and of the influences, European and otherwise, on it.

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Product Description: This unique Middle English text, not previously published, of the immensely popular story of Charlemagne's Spanish wars and defeat at Roncevaux, has only recently been discovered. It is one of the earliest prose romances, pre-dating Sir Thomas Malory's Morte D'Artur by more than a decade...read more

Hardcover:

9780197223253 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 24, 2005, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: This unique Middle English text, not previously published, of the immensely popular story of Charlemagne's Spanish wars and defeat at Roncevaux, has only recently been discovered.

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Product Description: Like Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, Boiardo's chivalric stories of lords and ladies first entertained the culturally innovative court of Ferrara in the Italian Renaissance. Inventive, humorous, inexhaustible, the story recounts Orlando's love-stricken pursuit of "the fairest of her Sex, Angelica" (in Milton's terms) through a fairyland that combines the military valors of Charlemagne's knights and their famous horses with the enchantments of King Arthur's court...read more

Paperback:

9781932559019 | Parlor Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Like Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, Boiardo's chivalric stories of lords and ladies first entertained the culturally innovative court of Ferrara in the Italian Renaissance.

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Product Description: Depuis sa parution en Italie en 1971, l'édition critique de la Chanson de Roland par Cesare Segre s'est imposée comme la " bible " des rolandiens. En 1989 a paru la version française de cette édition, due au soin talentueux de Madeleine Tyssens...read more
By Cesare Segre (editor)

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9782600009683 | Droz Librairie, December 31, 2003, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Depuis sa parution en Italie en 1971, l'édition critique de la Chanson de Roland par Cesare Segre s'est imposée comme la " bible " des rolandiens.

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Product Description: The first and greatest of French literature's epics, this 11th-century tale of romance and heroism embodies all the power and majesty of its predecessors from other cultures. Its narrative framework echoes that of Greek and German myths, and it melds historic accounts from the Dark Ages of Europe with folklore from the Far East — along with the legends of the troubadours and stories from Virgil, Hebrew scriptures, and other sources...read more
By Leonard Bacon (editor) and Dover (editor)

Paperback:

9780486422404 | Dover Pubns, August 8, 2002, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: The first and greatest of French literature's epics, this 11th-century tale of romance and heroism embodies all the power and majesty of its predecessors from other cultures.

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A translation of the medieval epic poem about Roland's adventures and death in Charlemagne's war against the pagans.

Paperback:

9780375757112 | Modern Library, February 1, 2001, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A translation of the medieval epic poem about Roland's adventures and death in Charlemagne's war against the pagans.

Reinforced:

9780606286671 | Demco Media, July 1, 2003, cover price $17.85 | About this edition: A translation of the medieval epic poem about Roland's adventures and death in Charlemagne's war against the pagans.

Prebinding:

9780613708685 | Turtleback Books, February 1, 2001, cover price $23.30 | About this edition: A translation of the medieval epic poem about Roland's adventures and death in Charlemagne's war against the pagans.

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Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786113644 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, January 1, 2000), cover price $17.95

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Product Description: This new translation brings to English-speaking readers an intense and brooding work by the greatest poet of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto. Begun as a sequel to his epic masterpiece Orlando Furioso (1516), the unfinished Cinque Canti are a powerful poem in their own right...read more

Paperback:

9780520200098 | Univ of California Pr on Demand, March 1, 1996, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This new translation brings to English-speaking readers an intense and brooding work by the greatest poet of the Italian Renaissance, Ludovico Ariosto.

Hardcover:

9780520200074 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: Like Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Boiardo's chivalric verse tale, dating from the 1480s, first entertained the culturally innovative court of Ferrara. Inventive, humorous, inexhaustible, the story recounts Orlando's love-striken pursuit of Angelica through a fairyland that combines the military valours of Charlemagne's crusaders with the enchantments of King Arthur's court...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780520059788 | Univ of California Pr, January 1, 1990, cover price $87.50

Paperback:

9780192824387 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1995, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Like Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Boiardo's chivalric verse tale, dating from the 1480s, first entertained the culturally innovative court of Ferrara.

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Product Description: The Rolandslied is a Middle High German translation of the French Chanson de Roland, dating from around 1170. Although faithful to the events of the original, its treatment of style is very free, and it is nearly twice as long. The author identifies himself in the earliest German version as 'Priest Konrad', and probably lived in the area of Regensburg; however, there is no more precise information, despite considerable research into the origins of this important literary work, which only exists in fragmentary manuscripts...read more

Hardcover:

9781571130112 | Camden House, June 1, 1994, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The Rolandslied is a Middle High German translation of the French Chanson de Roland, dating from around 1170.

Product Description: Jo Ann Cavallo challenges the traditional tendency to view the Orlando Innamorato as "pure entertainment" and argues instead that the poem embodies the principal elements of fifteenth-century Humanist poets.

Hardcover:

9780838635346 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $34.50 | About this edition: Jo Ann Cavallo challenges the traditional tendency to view the Orlando Innamorato as "pure entertainment" and argues instead that the poem embodies the principal elements of fifteenth-century Humanist poets.

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Product Description: Book by Morgan

Hardcover:

9780824029890 | Taylor & Francis, July 1, 1992, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Book by Morgan

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Product Description: Library of Liberal Arts title.
By Patricia Terry (trans)

Paperback:

9780024198358 | Fac sub edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 1992), cover price $27.60 | About this edition: Library of Liberal Arts title.

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Product Description: The story combines the king-in-disguise motif popular in folklore with the conversion motif common in medieval romance. The hero of the tale is the Scottish collier Rauf who hosts Charlemagne and later challenges a Saracen to a duel...read more

Hardcover:

9780820408132 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 1, 1990, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The story combines the king-in-disguise motif popular in folklore with the conversion motif common in medieval romance.

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Product Description: Without Boiardo's Orlando Innamorato, such varied works as Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Spenser's Faerie Queene and Byron's Don Juan would never have been written. Boiardo's style, structure and imagination became the literary model for the epic of chivalry, in Italian and in English...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780820408422 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 1, 1990, cover price $87.95 | About this edition: Without Boiardo's Orlando Innamorato, such varied works as Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, Spenser's Faerie Queene and Byron's Don Juan would never have been written.

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