Ariosto"s The supposes, Machiavelli"s The mandrake, Intronati"s The deceived
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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston [N.Y.] .
Written in English



  • Italy.


  • Italian drama -- To 1700 -- Translations into English.,
  • Italian drama (Comedy) -- Translations into English.,
  • Renaissance -- Italy.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThree Italian Renaissance comedies, Ingannati. English.
Statementedited by Christopher Cairns ; translated into English and introduced by Jennifer Lorch ... [et al.].
GenreTranslations into English.
ContributionsCairns, Christopher., Lorch, Jennifer., Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533., Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527., Accademia senese degli intronati.
LC ClassificationsPQ4244.E5 A75 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 439 p. ;
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL981842M
ISBN 100773488219
LC Control Number96019456

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