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By Ludovico Ariosto,Guido Waldman

`I sing of knights and women, of affection and hands, of courtly chivalry, of brave deeds.' So starts off Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (1532), the fruits of the chivalric legends of Charlemagne and the Saracen invasion of France. it's a brilliantly witty parody of the medieval romances, and a becoming monument to the court docket society of the Italian Renaissance which gave them delivery. This unabridged prose translation faithfully captures the narrative whole and
is a kaleidoscope of scenes and feelings of truth and fantasy.

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