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Tasso, Torquato 1544-1595

Works: 4,546 works in 11,994 publications in 19 languages and 80,857 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  History  Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography  Madrigals (Music)  Portraits  Manuscripts  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Librettist, Other, Commentator, Dedicator, Honoree, Dedicatee, Bibliographic antecedent, Annotator, Editor, Adapter, Translator, Composer
Classifications: PQ4642.E21, 851.4
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Most widely held works by Torquato Tasso
Jerusalem delivered (Gerusalemme liberata) by Torquato Tasso( Book )

2,066 editions published between 1520 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 9,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata, 1581), Torquato Tasso set out to write an epic to rival the Iliad and the Aeneid. Unlike his predecessors, he took his subject not from myth but from history: the Christian capture of Jerusalem during the First Crusade. The siege of the city is played out a longside a magical romance of love and sacrifice, in which the Christian knight Rinaldo succumbs to the charms of the pagan sorceress Armida, and the warrior maiden Clorinda inspires a fatal passion in the Christian Tancred." "Tasso's masterpiece left its mark on writers from Spenser and Milton to Goethe and Byron, and inspired countless painters and composers. This is the first English translation in modern times that faithfully reflects both the sense and the verse form of the original. Max Wickert's fine rendering is introduced by Mark Davie, who places Tasso's poem in the context of his life and times and points to the qualities that have ensured its lasting impact on Western culture."--Jacket
Aminta by Torquato Tasso( Book )

428 editions published between 1580 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aminta, Englisht by Torquato Tasso( Book )

87 editions published between 1596 and 2003 in 9 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses on the heroic poem by Torquato Tasso( Book )

16 editions published between 1594 and 1973 in English and Italian and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation of the world by Torquato Tasso( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poesie by Torquato Tasso( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in Italian and French and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem delivered : an heroic poem by Torquato Tasso( Book )

97 editions published between 1763 and 1865 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinaldo by Torquato Tasso( Book )

47 editions published between 1562 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il mondo creato by Torquato Tasso( Book )

68 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories from the Italian poets : with lives of the writers by Leigh Hunt( Book )

8 editions published between 1846 and 1906 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parziale versione in prosa, con alcuni testi originali o traduzioni in versi, dei poemi di Dante, Pulci, Boiardo, Ariosto e Tasso
Il Malpiglio: a dialogue on the court by Torquato Tasso( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and Italian and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secondo libro de' madrigali, a cinque voci by Claudio Monteverdi( )

3 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded in Salone della Musica, Villa Medici, ora Giulini, Briosco, Italy, May 1994
Discorso della virtu feminile e donnesca del Sig. Torquato Tasso by Torquato Tasso( Book )

13 editions published in 1582 in Italian and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le voci sottovetro/Lettere ; Infinito nero by Salvatore Sciarrino( )

2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schola Cantorum & Gregoriana Copenhagen : works by Bernhard Lewkovitch( )

2 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aminta : favola boscareccia di Torquato Tasso by Torquato Tasso( Book )

41 editions published between 1656 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amintas a dramatick pastoral by Torquato Tasso( Book )

17 editions published between 1737 and 1955 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinaldo, a poem, in XII. books: by Torquato Tasso( Book )

15 editions published between 1792 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose by Torquato Tasso( Book )

22 editions published between 1612 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda : for solo voices (soprano, tenor, baritone), string quartet or string orchestra, and keyboard continuo by Claudio Monteverdi( )

21 editions published between 1921 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Dasso, Dorkuato

Dasso, Dorkuato, 1544-1595

Fenice, Uranio, pseud.

Le Tasse

Le Tasse, 1544-1595

LeTasse 1544-1595

Taso, T. 1544-1595

Taso, Torcuato, 1544-1595

Ṭaso, Ṭorḳṿaṭo

Ṭaso, Ṭorḳṿaṭo 1544-1595

Taso, Torquato

Taso, Torquato 1544-1595

Tasse 1544-1595

Tasse, Torquate

Tasse, Torquato 1544-1595


Tasso 1544-1595

Tasso, Torcato

Tasso, Torcuato

Tasso, Torcuato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkuato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkvat, 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkvato

Tasso, Torkvato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torquata

Tasso, Torquata, 1544-1595

Tasso, Torquato

Tasso, Torquatto 1544-1595

Tassoo, Torquatus, 1544-1595

Tassus, Torquatus 1544-1595

Torquato, 1544-1595

Torquato Tasso

Torquato-Tasso, 1544-1595

Uranio, Fenice

Uranio Fenice, pseud.

טסו, טורקואטו

טסו, טורקואטו, 1544־1595

타소, 토르콰토 1544-1595

タッソ, トルクァート

Il mondo creatoTasso and his timesPlaysPoussin and the poetics of painting : pictorial narrative and the Legacy of TassoKing TorrismondoThe romance epics of Boiardo, Ariosto, and Tasso : from public duty to private pleasureThe quest for epic : from Ariosto to Tasso