Lacunae: The Missing Cantos & Stanzas of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso

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David R. Slavitt translates the missing cantos & stanzas of Ariosto's Orlando Furioso -- wild, rich stories of love and valor that have influenced writers since the early Renaissance, from Spenser and Shakespeare to Borges and Calvino. Compiled as a companion to the Harvard University Press edition of -- also translated by Slavitt -- Lacunae picks up where the other leaves off, revealing the many adventures and quests the other left out. Enchanted knights, transgendered princesses, and Ariosto's essential and timeless wit . . . Lacunae is the completion of a translation of a major work of Renaissance literature, in a lively and thoroughly engaging performance.

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David R. Slavitt is a poet, translator, novelist, critic and journalist. He is the author of more than one hundred works of fiction, poetry and drama and poetry in translation.

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"[Slavitt's] translation is witty, playful, outrageous, yet serious and sombre too. Crucially it is effortlessly readable."
- Doireann Lalor, Times Literary Supplement

"Slavitt's easy-going, colloquial approach possesses a lightness and brio, a sweet playfulness (touched with irony) that carries the reader effortlessly, happily along. . ."
- Michael Dirda, Washington Post

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