Clorinda


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Clorinda

Amazonian, battles in armor. [Ital. Lit.: Jerusalem Delivered]
See: Bravery
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Tancredi slays his beloved Clorinda because he fails to recognize her.
Hartnett was brought up in Essex by her "Nonna" Clorinda after her heavy drinking father Paddy died from cirrhosis of the liver, leaving her Welsh-Italian mother Giuliana struggling to raise three young children.
The reader collects writings and addresses by pensadores Simon Bolivar, Jose Maria Luis Mora, Andres Bello, Jose Victorino Lastarria, Francisco Bilbao, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Esteban Echeverria, Lucas Alaman, Juan Bautista Alberdi, Eugenio Maria de Hostos, Juan Montalvo, Jose Marti, Soledad Acosta de Samper, Justo Sierra, Euclides de Cunha, Clorinda Matto de Turner, Francisco Alonso de Bulnes, and Alcides Arguedas in which they grappled with the Latin American colonial past, issues of federalism versus political unitarianism, the role of the institutional Catholic Church, patterns of social existence, foreign relations, polices towards indigenous peoples, the role of women in Latin America, education and economic development, and the nature and uses of history.
Not a book about Monteverdi per se, Gordon instead uses selected works by the composer--including such well-known masterpieces as the Lamento d'Arianna, Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, and frequently performed works from the seventh and eighth madrigal books, as well as lesser-known compositions such as Book Eight's Ballo delle ingrate and pieces from the third and fourth madrigal books--as a frame of reference for making larger observations about seventeenth-century musical culture.
Carolina Ortiz reconstruye la biografia, el pensamiento politico de Clorinda Matto de Turner y su impacto en el mundo academico y social latinoamericano.
International/Latin America--Arco Iris, Arela, Ayudin, Blanquita, Bon Bril, Brimax, Ceracol, Clorinda, Clorisol, Sani Fleur, Emperatriz, Fluss, Lestoil, Limpido, Los Conejos, Luminosa, Lustrillo, Mistolin, Pinoluz, Poett, Super Globo, Trenet.
Chapter 1 ("The Useless Genitor") deals mainly with spontaneous generation and generation from putrefaction; chapter 2 discusses questions of paternity in Niccolo Machiavelli's La mandragola (The mandrake) (1518), and chapter 3 deals with this same issue by focusing on the strange birth of Tasso's Clorinda, one of the main female characters of the Gerusalemme Liberata (Jerusalem delivered) (1581).
In Tasso's romantic epic, the hero, Tancred, unknowingly kills his beloved Clorinda in a duel because she is disguised as an enemy knight.
Tasso's influence on northern court culture was illustrated by a number of paintings depicting scenes from the Jerusalem Delivered: Tintoretto's Tancredi baptizes the dying Clorinda (1600, Houston), Guercino's Erminia among the Shepherds (1620, Birmingham), and Domenichino's Rinaldo and Armida (1620, Louvre).
Clorinda is dainty and winsome,/ The fairest of maidens is she;/No flow'r could be sweeter,/ No form could be neater,/No mortal more perfect could be.
Most affected localities were Clorinda (Formosa Province, 25[degrees]S, 57[degrees]W), with an incidence of 12.