May 27, 2015
by Caroline Duroselle-Melish
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A Renaissance best-seller of love and action

The Folger Shakespeare Library’s 26 copies of various editions of Lodovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso attest to its success during the 16th and early 17th centuries (a success that continued for much longer, but that is another story).1 An epic poem replete with love and … Continue reading