Additional Resources for Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso

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Bowra, C.M., Heroic Poetry, MacMillan, 1952.

Bowra explores the features of epic poetry from the
ancients through early modern times.

Broaddus, James, Spenser's Allegory of Love: Social Vision in Books III, IV, and V of The Faerie Queene, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995.

This work explores how love, both romantic and
patriotic, works in Spenser's poem.

Cavanagh, Sheila, Wanton Eyes and Chaste Desires: Female Sexuality in The Faerie Queene, Indiana University Press, 1994.

Examines the uses of female sexuality in understanding
how Spenser creates female characters.

Curran, Stuart, "The Epic" in Poetic Form and British Romanticism, Oxford University Press, 1986. Curran explores how poetic form influenced and shaped Romantic poetry. This essay focuses on epic poetry and its features.

Dennis, John, Advancement and Reformation of Modern Poetry, Richard Parker, 1701, Garland, 1971.

Dennis discusses all types of poetry and how these poetic forms developed, spending a good deal of time on epic and...

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