The helmet of Bradamante : Boiardo and the topos of the revealed identity · The unveiling of the identity of the Warrior Heroine – a key character in chivalric literature – is usually linked with the topic image of the sudden show of her blond hair when the helmet is broken. The paper studies the evolution of this topos and focuses on its representation in Inamoramento de Orlando : here Boiardo rebuilds the topos and stages even a parody of it, and in so doing he opens up to other literary genres’ elements and he sets the standards for later authors

Carocci, A. (2021). L’elmo di Bradamante : Boiardo e il topos dell’identità svelata. ESPERIENZE LETTERARIE, xlvi(2), 17-32 [10.19272/202107902003].

L’elmo di Bradamante : Boiardo e il topos dell’identità svelata

Carocci, Anna
2021

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The helmet of Bradamante : Boiardo and the topos of the revealed identity · The unveiling of the identity of the Warrior Heroine – a key character in chivalric literature – is usually linked with the topic image of the sudden show of her blond hair when the helmet is broken. The paper studies the evolution of this topos and focuses on its representation in Inamoramento de Orlando : here Boiardo rebuilds the topos and stages even a parody of it, and in so doing he opens up to other literary genres’ elements and he sets the standards for later authors
Carocci, A. (2021). L’elmo di Bradamante : Boiardo e il topos dell’identità svelata. ESPERIENZE LETTERARIE, xlvi(2), 17-32 [10.19272/202107902003].
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