Stories from the Italian poets Dante and Pulci. With critical notices and lives of the writers by Leigh Hunt

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  • Italian poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Italian

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Other titlesDante and Pulchi
ContributionsPulci, Luigi, 1432-1484, Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321, Boiardo, Matteo Maria, 1440 or 41-1494, Ariosto, Lodovico, 1474-1533, Tasso, Torquato, 1544-1595
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Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
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Open LibraryOL14664546M

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