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Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Jane E. Everson, Andrew Hiscock, and Stefano Jossa (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The volume assesses the changing impact on English culture over 500 years of Ariosto’s poem, the Orlando Furioso, first published in Italy in 1516, and subsequently in an expanded version in 1532. ... More


Woolf, Bloomsbury, the ‘New Biography’, and the New Auto/biografiction

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the British modernist whose work represents the most sustained fictionalising engagement with biography. It recounts changes in biographical theory in Woolf's lifetime; ... More


Mobilizing the Troops

Shaun A. Casey

in The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Nixon's strategy for addressing Kennedy's Catholicism. It describes former Missouri Congressman Orlando K. Armstrong's off-the-record role as organizer of anti-Catholic forces ... More


Serving Two Masters

Richard L. Abel

in Lawyers on Trial: Understanding Ethical Misconduct

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199760374
eISBN:
9780199827077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760374.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The Rules of Professional Conduct unambiguously state that “while representing a client, a member shall not communicate directly or indirectly about the subject of the representation with a party the ... More


Politics among the Victors: Issues and Elections in November 1919

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the political and social issues that were brought to the fore by the parliamentary elections held simultaneously in France, Germany, and Italy in November 1919. It explains why ... More


Hakluyt's Voyages

Alice Fox

in Virginia Woolf and the Literature of the English Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129882
eISBN:
9780191671876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter narrates Virginia Stephen's introduction to Hakluyt's Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries of the English Nation and the subsequent influence the book had on the imagination and writing ... More


Elizabeth and the Renaissance

Alice Fox

in Virginia Woolf and the Literature of the English Renaissance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129882
eISBN:
9780191671876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129882.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses Virginia Woolf's impression and knowledge of the Renaissance and Elizabethan period. Her writings and novels are analysed within the timelines and the characteristics of the ... More


The Actor's Part

Simon Palfrey and Tiffany Stern

in Shakespeare in Parts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272051
eISBN:
9780191699580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272051.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Much uncertainty has arisen from the erroneous assumption that there is only one surviving early modern written ‘part’ from which all knowledge of actors' texts must be gleaned. But in fact there are ... More


Ariosto

Colin Burrow

in Epic Romance: Homer to Milton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117940
eISBN:
9780191671135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117940.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The playful, dislocating attitude to ancient literature is part of the delight of reading Italian epic romances. They swirl around, playing tricks, frustrating, enchanting, and getting nowhere with ... More


Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Elsa Högberg and Amy Bromley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414609
eISBN:
9781474444989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414609.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

If the line is the privileged semantic unit in verse, we could ask whether the sentence plays the same role in prose. This possibility holds particular relevance for Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A ... More


Theory and Practice II: Bentham and the First Greek Loan

F. Rosen

in Bentham, Byron, and Greece: Constitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198200789
eISBN:
9780191674778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200789.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Ideas

Scholars have either ignored Jeremy Bentham's involvement in the negotiations for the first Greek loan (as perhaps irrelevant) or have misconstrued it, so that this chapter represents the first ... More


Introduction

Jane E. Everson, Andrew Hiscock, and Stefano Jossa

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The introduction presents the Orlando Furioso, tracing briefly its gestation and identifying its major themes and concerns – love, war, moral, social and ethical issues. It assesses the importance of ... More


Milton and Ariosto

Tobias Gregory

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

How did Milton read Ariosto? The standard account holds that he admired Orlando Furioso in his youth and dismissed it in his maturity, rejecting chivalric romance in Paradise Lost as ‘the skill of ... More


Lessons in Madness: The Orlando Furioso on the Eighteenth-Century Operatic Stage (with Special Reference to Handel)

Tim Carter

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Orlando Furioso had a life in the European imagination well beyond the poem itself, and ranging from the visual arts to the operatic stage. Over a hundred operas based on it were composed between ... More


Antonio Panizzi, Textual Editor of Ariosto

Marco Dorigatti

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Today Antonio Panizzi is remembered mostly for his edition of Orlando innamorato, which restored Boiardo’s original text after a period of oblivion lasting nearly 300 years. His initial intention, ... More


The Secret Wound: Love-Melancholy and Early Modern Romance

Marion A. Wells

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750462
eISBN:
9780804767446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a new reading of early modern romance in the light of historically contemporary accounts of mind, and specifically the medical tradition of love-melancholy. It argues that the ... More


Ariosto's “Fier Pastor”: Form and History in Orlando furioso

Albert Russell Ascoli

in A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Although Ariosto is often thought of as a literary fantasist, this chapter argues for his oblique political engagement in his romance-epic, Orlando furioso, primarily through the strategic ... More


Ericthonius's Secret: Body Politics in Ariosto's Orlando furioso

Albert Russell Ascoli

in A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes Ariosto's elaborate exploration of the politics of gender and the gendering of politics in the curious tale of the defeat of the phallocratic giant, Marganorre, by the warrior ... More


Orlando – Deleuzian Landscapes of Immanence

Barbara M. Kennedy

in Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611348
eISBN:
9780748652310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines Sally Potter's film Orlando in the context of Gilles Deleuze's concept of the plane of immanence. It explains that this film narrates the historical account of Orlando's journey ... More


Irigaray: Re-directing the Gift of Love

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the attempts of Luce Irigaray to develop another model for expressing love. Her vision of love is placed with and against Sally Potter's and Virginia Woolf's differing ... More


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