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Amazonian Past. Genealogies and Gender in the “Orlando furioso”

Author(s): Eleonora Stoppino

Journal: Parole Rubate : Rivista Internazionale di Studi sulla Citazione
ISSN 2039-0114

Volume: 4;
Issue: 7;
Start page: 27;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: literature | Italy | Renaissance

This essay explores some of the intertextual strategies in the Orlando furioso, focusing in particular on intertexts, such as the cantari and Boccaccio’s works. My analysis suggests that Ariosto’s use of medieval and late medieval models is often connected with a reflection on the role of women within a dynastic structure of power.
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