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Tasso, Torquato 1544-1595

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Jerusalem delivered by Torquato Tasso( Book )

3,886 editions published between 1520 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 11,675 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 )

1,147 editions published between 1580 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 3,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Godfrey of Bulloigne : a critical edition of Edward Fairfax's translation of Tasso's Gerusalemme liberata, together with Fairfax's original poems by Torquato Tasso( Book )

130 editions published between 1594 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical edition of Edward Fairfax's translation of Tasso's 'Gerusalemme Liberata', together with Fairfax's original poems
Creation of the world by Torquato Tasso( Book )

108 editions published between 1607 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerusalem delivered (Gerusalemme liberata) by Torquato Tasso( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opere by Torquato Tasso( Book )

108 editions published between 1724 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poesie by Torquato Tasso( Book )

42 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discourses on the heroic poem by Torquato Tasso( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rinaldo by Torquato Tasso( Book )

68 editions published between 1562 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discorso della virtu feminile e donnesca del Sig. Torquato Tasso by Torquato Tasso( Book )

24 editions published between 1582 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialoghi by Torquato Tasso( Book )

65 editions published between 1822 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1846 and 1906 in English and held by 290 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
Jerusalem delivered by Torquato Tasso( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Torrismondo by Torquato Tasso( Book )

94 editions published between 1586 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This translation of Torquato Tasso's Il re Torrismondo, the first to be made directly from the Italian into English, is intended to help those students and scholars who do not command the language of the original text. This translation provides readers with a wider range of the Italian tragedy as a genre; it also allows readers to acquire a deeper awareness of the entire spectrum of the Italian Renaissance in its final brilliance. Tasso's King Torrismondo provides an example of Neo-Aristotelian dramatic theory of the second half of the fifteenth century. It incorporates into the dramatic genre elements of the epic lyric poem. Tasso's language can also be studied as an example of "imitation" of Virgil, Dante, Petrarch, and Tasso's own epic. Finally, Tasso's Torrismondo affords us an opportunity of comparative analysis of French, English, and Spanish literature in the development of tragedy as a European genre
The householders philosophie ; anexed, A dairie booke by Torquato Tasso( Book )

58 editions published between 1583 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il Malpiglio: a dialogue on the court by Torquato Tasso( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amintas a pastoral acted at the Theatre Royal by Torquato Tasso( Book )

18 editions published between 1698 and 1995 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose by Torquato Tasso( Book )

36 editions published between 1612 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1792 and 1979 in English and held by 88 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( )

24 editions published between 1921 and 1988 in 5 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Jerusalem delivered (Gerusalemme liberata)
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Dasso, Dorkuato

Dasso, Dorkuato 1544-1595

Fenice, Uranio pseud

Le Tasse 1544-1595

Le Tasse Pote italien

LeTasse 1544-1595

Tacco Torkvato

Taso, T. 1544-1595

Taso, Torcuato 1544-1595

Ṭaso, Ṭorḳṿaṭo

Ṭaso, Ṭorḳṿaṭo 1544-1595

Taso, Torkwato.

Taso, Torquato

Taso, Torquato 1544-1595


Tasse 1544-1595

Tasse, Le.

Tasse, Le 1544-1595

Tasse, Torquate

Tasse, Torquato 1544-1595


Tasso 1544-1595

Tasso, T.

Tasso, Torcato

Tasso, Torcato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torcuato

Tasso, Torcuato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkuato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkvat 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkvato

Tasso, Torkvato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torkwat.

Tasso, Torkwato.

Tasso, Torquata

Tasso, Torquata 1544-1595

Tasso, Torquato

Tasso Torquato 1544-1595

Tasso, Torquatto 1544-1595

Tasso, Torqvato.

Tassoo, Torquatus 1544-1595

Tssos, Torkoutos 1544-1595

Tassus, Torquatus 1544-1595

Torkvato Taso

Torkvato Tasso

Torquato 1544-1595

Torquato Tasso

Torquato-Tasso 1544-1595

Torquato Tasso Itala poeto

Torquato Tasso Italiaans schrijver

Torquato Tasso Italian poet

Torquato Tasso italienischer Dichter

Torquato Tasso, Jr

Torquato Tasso włoski poeta

Torquatus Tassus

Turquatu Tassu

Uranio, Fenice

Uranio Fenice pseud

Τάσσος Τορκουᾶτος 1544-1595

Τορκουάτο Τάσσο

Тарквата Таса

Тасс Т. 1544-1595

Торквато Тасо

Торквато Тассо итальянский поэт

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טסו, טורקואטו

טסו, טורקואטו 1544־1595

טסו, טורקוטו 1544-1595

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Jerusalem delivered (Gerusalemme liberata)King TorrismondoTasso 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 pleasure