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Author Sarrocchi, Margherita, approximately 1560-1617.

Title Scanderbeide : the heroic deeds of George Scanderbeg, King of Epirus / Margherita Sarrocchi ; edited and translated by Rinaldina Russell
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 462 pages)
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; THE OTHER VOICE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE: INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES; MARGHERITA SARROCCHI AND THE WRITING OF THE SCANDERBEIDE; VOLUME EDITOR'S BIBLIOGRAPHY; NOTE ON TRANSLATION; CAST OF MAIN CHARACTERS; CANTO 1; CANTO 2; CANTO 3; CANTO 5; CANTO 6; CANTO 7; CANTO 9; CANTO 10; CANTO 13; CANTO 14; CANTO 15; CANTO 17; CANTO 18; CANTO 19; CANTO 20; CANTO 21; CANTO 22; CANTO 23; APPENDIX : EXCERPTS FROM CANTOS 5, 6, 13, AND 22 IN ITALIAN; GLOSSARY; SERIES EDITORS' BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary The first historical heroic epic authored by a woman, Scanderbeide recounts the exploits of fifteenth-century Albanian warrior-prince George Scanderbeg and his war of resistance against the Ottoman sultanate. Filled with scenes of intense and suspenseful battles contrasted with romantic episodes, Scanderbeide combines the action and fantasy characteristic of the genre with analysis of its characters? motivations. In selecting a military campaign as her material and epic poetry as her medium, Margherita Sarrocchi (1560??1617) not only engages in the masculine subjects of political conflict and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Translated from the Italian
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Subject Scanderbeg, 1405?-1468 -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Poetry.
Poetry.
Form Electronic book
Author Russell, Rinaldina.
LC no. 2006010779
ISBN 0226735060 (electronic bk.)
9780226735061 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(paperback; alk. paper)
Other Titles Scanderbeide. English