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Ludovico Ariosto

Poet (8-Sep-1474 — 6-Jul-1533)


Jo Ann Cavallo. The Romance Epics of Boiardo, Ariosto, and Tasso: From Public Duty to Private Pleasure. University of Toronto Press. 2004. 294pp.

Benedetto Croce. Translated by Douglas Ainslie (from Italian). Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille. London: Ruskin House. 1920. 440pp.

Edmund Garratt Gardner. The King of Court Poets: A Study of the Work, Life and Times of Lodovico Ariosto. London: Archibald Constable. 1906. 395pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.20)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.60)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.12)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.21)

  11. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.37)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.49)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.10)

  14. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.15)

  15. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.27-28)

  16. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.15)

  17. Legends in Their Own Time (p.10)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.33)

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