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Torquato Tasso

(1544—1595) Italian poet

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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2003
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Performing arts, Theatre
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(1544–95), ...

Italian poet and playwright, whose L'Aminta (1573) was the first true pastoral and the pattern

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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son of Bernardo Tasso, is almost as famous for the circumstances of his unhappy life as

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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He was a member of the Court at Ferrara from 1565. His masterpiece, Jerusalem Delivered (1575), an ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(1544–95), ...

Italian poet, dramatist, and literary theorist, born in Sorrento and educated at a Jesuit school in Naples. In ...

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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(1544–95) ... Italian poet and dramatist. Born in Sorrento, he found his most continuous patronage from the Este dukes of Ferrara, in whose court he composed his major epic poem ... More

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