The Twins Nicuola & Paolo

The Twins Nicuola Paolo A tale by one of the master story tellers of the Italian Renaissance a story that resonates with Italian folklore popular culture and the often earthy humor that formed the basis of Renaissance noti

  • Title: The Twins Nicuola & Paolo
  • Author: Matteo Bandello Valerie Martone Robert L. Martone
  • ISBN: 5551455033
  • Page: 277
  • Format: ebook
  • A tale by one of the master story tellers of the Italian Renaissance a story that resonates with Italian folklore, popular culture, and the often earthy humor that formed the basis of Renaissance notions of paradox and irony and later found their way into Italian opera and the plays of Shakespeare.

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    • Matteo Bandello Valerie Martone Robert L. Martone

      Matteo Bandello c 1480 1562 was an Italian writer, mostly known for his novellas.Matteo Bandello was born at Castelnuovo Scrivia, near Tortona current Piedmont , c 1480 He received a good education, and entered the church, but does not seem to have been very interested in theology For many years he lived at Mantua and Castel Goffredo, and superintended the education of the celebrated Lucrezia Gonzaga, in whose honour he composed a long poem The decisive Battle of Pavia, as a result of which Lombardy was taken by the emperor, compelled Bandello to flee his house at Milan was burnt and his property confiscated He took refuge with Cesare Fregoso, an Italian general in the French service, whom he accompanied into France.He was later raised to the bishopric of Agen, a town in which he resided for many years before his death in 1562 Bandello wrote a number of poems, but his fame rests entirely on his extensive collection of Novelle, or tales 1554, 1573 , which have been extremely popular They belong to the same genre as Boccaccio s Decameron and Marguerite de Navarre s Heptameron The common origin of them all is to be found in the old French fabliaux citation needed , though some well known tales are evidently Eastern, and others classical Bandello s novellas are thought the best of those written in imitation of the Decameron, though Italian critics find fault with them for negligence and inelegance of style.The stories on which William Shakespeare based several of his plays Much Ado about Nothing, Romeo and Juliet and Twelfth Night in particular were supplied by Bandello, probably through Belleforest and Pierre Boaistuau whose stories were later translated into English by William Paynter and included in his The Palace of Pleasure Another of his stories includes The countess of Cellant , a distortion of Challand, a northwest region of Italy.French language record Mathieu Bandel



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