King Torrismondo by Torquato Tasso buy used Used & Rare price $147.04 new from$93.50 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Format: Hardcover Publisher: Fordham University Press Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:0823216330 ISBN - 13:9780823216338 Seller Comments: 0823216330 BRAND-NEW, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. FAST FedEx shipping (you'll receive your order within 1-5 business days after shipping in most cases*), this helps to ensure your order arrives in perfect condition. PLEASE NOTE: FedEx does not generally deliver to PO Boxes or APO addresses, so please be sure to give us a physical street address to deliver to; also, unfortunately, we cannot ship this item to Alaska or Hawaii. THANKS! *(this applies to domestic shipments within the continental US-other destinations may take longer) From the Publisher 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.