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Ariosto and the Arabs

Contexts for the Orlando Furioso

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ISBN 9780674278790

Publication Date: 08/16/2022

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464 pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches

6 illus., 66 color illus.

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Editorial Note
    • Introduction: Investigating Landscapes around “Ariosto and the Arabs” [Mario Casari, Monica Preti, and Michael Wyatt]
  • I. Textual Contexts: Inside the Furioso
    • Ariosto and Arabic: Notes on an Unaccomplished Contiguity—A Prologue [Mario Casari]
    • Chivalric Plurilingualism as a Motif in Italian Literature: From the Franco-Italian Tradition to Ariosto [Jacopo Gesiot]
    • Orlando furioso: The Saracen Perspective [Maria Pavlova]
    • Ariosto’s Religion [Stefano Jossa]
  • II. Textual Contexts: Around the Furioso
    • Literary Life in Mamluk Egypt and Syria (1250–1517): A Forgotten Heyday of Arabic Culture [Thomas Bauer]
    • From al-Barqā to Albracca: Orlando furioso and the World of the Arabian Nights [Claudia Ott]
    • Jews and Judaism in Ariosto’s Literary Production [Fabrizio Lelli]
    • “A un giovane Aphrican si donò in tutto”: The Marriage of Africa and India in Ariosto and Camões [Vincent Barletta]
  • III. Geographical and Visual Contexts
    • “Popul la più parte circonciso”: Ariosto in Ferrara and the Muslim World of His Time [Giovanni Ricci]
    • Ariosto, the Arabs, and the Geo-cartographic Culture of the Este Court [Massimo Rossi]
    • The Middle Eastern Intellectual and Artistic Context at the Time of Ariosto [Anna Contadini]
    • Images of Rodomonte: The Ambiguous Allure of the Enemy in the Furioso and in the Ariostan Figurative Tradition [Vincenzo Farinella]
    • Intercultural Threads in the Figurative Legacy of the Orlando furioso: Two Ariostan Plates of Otto Vaenius on the Chastity and Indecency of Women [Monica Preti]
  • IV. Performative Contexts
    • “And of these things a dream was left behind called ʿAntar”: Arabic Performance Traditions of Heroic Poetry [Dwight F. Reynolds]
    • Performing the Medieval Greek Romance from Digenis Akritis to the Erotokritos [Adam J. Goldwyn and Przemysław T. Marciniak]
    • Trobar, Cantar, Recitar: Performative Poetics across the Middle Sea—An Epilogue [Michael Wyatt]
  • Contributors
  • Photo Credits
  • Index of Names

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