Torquato Tasso
Rinaldo

Edited & Translated
by Max Wickert

About the Editor and Translator   v
Preface   ix
  Notes x
Introduction   xi
  Amadigi and Rinaldo xi
  A Ruined Career xii
  An Epic in Exile xiii
  Filial Ambivalence xvi
  Thematizing the Father xviii
  Allegories of Glory and Love xxiii
  Deferring Closure xxiv
  Notes xxv
Bibliography   xxx
Plot Summary   xxxvi
Chronology: Tasso’s Origins and Early Life   xl
     
RINALDO   1
  Canto 1 2
  Canto 2 40
  Canto 3 64
  Canto 4 92
  Canto 5 118
  Canto 6 146
  Canto 7 178
  Canto 8 214
  Canto 9 246
  Canto 10 284
  Canto 11 322
  Canto 12 362
  Notes 400
Glossary of Mythological and Topical Allusions   413
Index of Proper Names   422
Appendix: Prefatory Matter from the Original Edition   437
     
     

 





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