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(Italian boˈjardo)
(Biography) Matteo Maria (matˈtɛːo maˈria), conte de Scandiano. 1434–94, Italian poet; author of the historical epic Orlando Innamorato (1487)


(bɔɪˈɑr doʊ)

Matteo Maria, 1434–94, Italian poet.
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I know his worship," said the curate; "that is where Senor Reinaldos of Montalvan figures with his friends and comrades, greater thieves than Cacus, and the Twelve Peers of France with the veracious historian Turpin; however, I am not for condemning them to more than perpetual banishment, because, at any rate, they have some share in the invention of the famous Matteo Boiardo, whence too the Christian poet Ludovico Ariosto wove his web, to whom, if I find him here, and speaking any language but his own, I shall show no respect whatever; but if he speaks his own tongue I will put him upon my head.
The adventures experienced by Tullia's Meschino were meant as an example of chaste and Christian actions in opposition to the lascivious short-stories of the Decameron, to its imitators and to the chivalric poems of Boiardo and Ariosto.
Un tale passaggio comincia con l'Entree d'Espagne, per proseguire col Pulci e, forse ancora piu che con l'Ariosto, col Boiardo (5), che assume nei confronti della fittizia cronaca di Turpino una posizione contraddittoria tra fedelta e presa di distanza (6).
19)Some Renaissance translators of Apuleius such as Matte0 Maria Boiardo (1518) and Georges de la Bouthiere (1553) were so offended by the Isiac theophany of book eleven, that they eliminated it, but Beroaldo saw it as the heart of the novel: "The whole of Apuleius is, indeed, full of .
A romance writer like Boiardo (and as his translator, I should know) could not describe a box, let alone a bridge, if his life depended on it.
Ariosto begins his narrative where Boiardo left off and though he subscribes to the established conventions of the chansons de geste as well as those of Boiardo, he also brings to the forefront the issue of gender identity and female representation in Renaissance literature.
Mythologically, the most famous television drama of recent times, The Sopranos, installed its protagonist, Tony Soprano, in a Newark suburb and derived much of Tony's professional biography from the career of Richard ("Richie the Boot") Boiardo, for many years the Genovese family's feudal lord in Newark.
Boiardo uses another such formulation to describe Baiardo's refusal to carry Orlando into battle against Ranaldo: "come avesse intelletto" (as if he could think, tr.
Translating women in early modern England; gender in the Elizabethan versions of Boiardo, Ariosto and Tasso.
1) viene messa in parallelo con l'episodio di Leodilla nell'Orlando Innamorato (XXI-XXII) di Boiardo, dove assume invece una valenza liberatoria.
48) Caro, 1967, 207, mentions Archbishop Turpin, the purported eyewitness source for extravagant claims in Pulci, Boiardo, and Ariosto, and also Marfisa and Bradamante, central characters in Matteo Maria Boiardo's Orlando imuimorato and Ludovico Ariosto's Orlando furioso.
He approaches her with "mingled feeling of delight and awe"; she appears to him "like a fair enchantress of Boiardo or Ariosto" (106).