Hart, Thomas R.
Title CERVANTES AND ARIOSTO: Renewing Fiction
Book Condition Fine in olive cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Octavo. 150 pages, bibliography, index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher (Princeton, New Jersey): Princeton University Press, (1989).
0691067694 / 9780691067698
Seller ID 31743.00
A comparison of Cervantes' DON QUIXOTE and Ariosto's ORLANDO FURIOSO, and how both books are transitional milestones from the Medieval to the Renaissance, deal with chivalric romance, and comically examine how life cannot match the literary romances.
Literary Criticism. Spanish Literature. Italian Literature. Renaissance.