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Notable Images of Virtues and Vices

Character Types in Sir Philip Sidney's "New Arcadia</I> and Italian Romance Epic


Neda Jeny

Contents: Influenced by Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata, Sidney put in The New Arcadia the typical characters of romance epics, but with significant adaptations, and inviting the moral judgment of the reader, which Ariosto and Tasso did not do.