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Floridoro [electronic resource] :a chivalric romance / Moderata Fonte (Modesta Pozzo) ; edited with an introduction by Valeria Finucci ; translated by Julia Kisacky ; annotated by Valeria Finucci and Julia Kisacky.

By: Fonte, Moderata, 1555-1592.
Contributor(s): Finucci, Valeria | Kisacky, Julia, 1965-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Other voice in early modern Europe: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 493 p.).ISBN: 9780226256795 (electronic bk.); 0226256790 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Floridoro. English Subject(s): Fonte, Moderata, 1555-1592. Floridoro | Romances, Italian -- 16th century -- Translations into English | Fonte, Moderata, 1555-1592 | Romances, Italian -- 16th century | POETRY -- Continental EuropeanGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 851/.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introductions; Moderata Fonte and the Genre of Women's Chivalric Romances; Volume Editor's Bibliography; Note on Translation; Floridoro: A Chivalric Romance; Prefatory Sonnets/Prefatory Sonnets; Canto 1; Canto 2; Canto 3; Canto 4; Canto 5; Canto 6; Canto 7; Canto 8; Canto 9; Canto 10; Canto 11; Canto 12; Canto 13; Appendix: Cantos 1 and 2 and excerpts from Cantos 4. 8, 11, and 13 in Italian; Series Editors' Bibliography; Index;
Summary: The first original chivalric poem written by an Italian woman, Floridoro imbues a strong feminist ethos into a hypermasculine genre. Dotted with the usual characteristics?dark forests, illusory palaces, enchanted islands, seductive sorceresses?Floridoro is the story of the two greatest knights of a bygone age: the handsome Floridoro, who risks everything for love, and the beautiful Risamante, who helps women in distress while on a quest for her inheritance. Throughout, Moderata Fonte (1555?92) vehemently defends women?s capacity to rival male prowess in traditionally male-dominated spheres. An.
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Translated from the Italian.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Appendix contains parts of the text of Floridoro in Italian.

Description based on print version record.

Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introductions; Moderata Fonte and the Genre of Women's Chivalric Romances; Volume Editor's Bibliography; Note on Translation; Floridoro: A Chivalric Romance; Prefatory Sonnets/Prefatory Sonnets; Canto 1; Canto 2; Canto 3; Canto 4; Canto 5; Canto 6; Canto 7; Canto 8; Canto 9; Canto 10; Canto 11; Canto 12; Canto 13; Appendix: Cantos 1 and 2 and excerpts from Cantos 4. 8, 11, and 13 in Italian; Series Editors' Bibliography; Index;

The first original chivalric poem written by an Italian woman, Floridoro imbues a strong feminist ethos into a hypermasculine genre. Dotted with the usual characteristics?dark forests, illusory palaces, enchanted islands, seductive sorceresses?Floridoro is the story of the two greatest knights of a bygone age: the handsome Floridoro, who risks everything for love, and the beautiful Risamante, who helps women in distress while on a quest for her inheritance. Throughout, Moderata Fonte (1555?92) vehemently defends women?s capacity to rival male prowess in traditionally male-dominated spheres. An.

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