Tasso'S Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

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This interdisciplinary study examines the literary, artistic and biographical afterlives in England of the great sixteenth-century Italian poet Torquato Tasso, from before his death to the end of the nineteenth century. Focusing on the lasting impact of his once famous poem Gerusalemme liberata across a spectrum of arts, it aims to stimulate a revival of interest in a neglected poetic masterpiece and its author, some fifty years after the last account of the poet in English. The influence of Tasso's poem is traced and ...

Tasso'S Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England 2017, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719090882

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