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Three Melodramas by Pietro Metastasio (Studies in Romance Languages #24) (Paperback)

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Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi (1698-1782) was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the most important writer of opera seria libretti. In this volume, Pietro Metastasio presents new translations of Dido Abandoned, Demetrius, and The Olympiad that stay close to the original form and wording. Featuring an introduction that highlights the playwright's life and significant innovations in dramatic technique as well as a short bibliography, Fucilla's translations will be of interest not only t.

About the Author


Joseph G. Fucilla is professor emeritus of Spanish and Italian at Northwestern University. He holds a doctorate from the University of Chicago and is the author of numerous studies in the language and literature of Spain and Italy, and in comparative literature. Mr. Fucilla is a member of learned academies and recipient of scholarly awards in the United States and abroad.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780813153728
ISBN-10: 0813153727
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Studies in Romance Languages