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The Resource The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata), Torquato Tasso ; translated by Max Wickert ; with an introduction and notes by Mark Davie

The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata), Torquato Tasso ; translated by Max Wickert ; with an introduction and notes by Mark Davie

Label
The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata)
Title
The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata)
Statement of responsibility
Torquato Tasso ; translated by Max Wickert ; with an introduction and notes by Mark Davie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Tasso's epic poem concerns the capture of Jerusalem by the Crusaders in 1099, and combines the theme of war with romantic and magical tales of love between pagan and Christian. This is the first modern translation that faithfully reflects the sense and verse form of Tasso's hugely infuential masterpiece. - ;'The bitter tragedy of human life-- horrors of death, attack, retreat, advance, and the great game of Destiny and Chance. ' 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 too
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1544-1595
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Tasso, Torquato
Dewey number
851/.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ4642.E21
LC item number
W53 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wickert, Max
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Godfrey
  • Jerusalem
  • Epic poetry, Italian
  • Crusades
  • Godfrey
  • POETRY
  • Crusades
  • Epic poetry, Italian
  • Middle East
Label
The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata), Torquato Tasso ; translated by Max Wickert ; with an introduction and notes by Mark Davie
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxx-xxxii)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; A Note on the Translation; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Torquato Tasso; THE LIBERATION OF JERUSALEM; Appendix: Tasso's Liberation of Jerusalem in Literature, Art, and Music; Explanatory Notes; Glossary of Proper Names
Control code
428734009
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 454 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191567582
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)428734009
Label
The liberation of Jerusalem (Gerusalemme liberata), Torquato Tasso ; translated by Max Wickert ; with an introduction and notes by Mark Davie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxx-xxxii)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; A Note on the Translation; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Torquato Tasso; THE LIBERATION OF JERUSALEM; Appendix: Tasso's Liberation of Jerusalem in Literature, Art, and Music; Explanatory Notes; Glossary of Proper Names
Control code
428734009
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 454 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191567582
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)428734009

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