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Lament of Tasso


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Torquato Tasso (1544—1595) Italian poet

 

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A dramatic monologue by Byron, published in 1817. It is based on the legend of Tasso's tragic love for Leonora d'Este: the narrator describes his imprisonment in a mad‐house in Ferrara, and asserts his own enduring fame, which will outlive that of the city which has incarcerated him.

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Lord Byron (1788—1824) poet


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