Alfieri

(redirected from Vittorio Alfieri)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Al·fie·ri

 (ăl-fē-âr′ē, äl-fyâr′ē), Conte Vittorio 1749-1803.
Italian playwright whose works, including 19 tragedies, influenced Italian nationalism.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Alfieri

(Italian alˈfjɛri)
n
(Biography) Count Vittorio (vitˈtɔːrjo). 1749–1803, Italian dramatist and poet, noted for his classical tragedies and political satires
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Published by Salvatore Sciascia Editore (2014), this latest study by Roberto Salsano provides a close and philologically rigorous examination of Vittorio Alfieri's relationship to his inherited tragic models during his early career.
When Stolberg's lover, Vittorio Alfieri, wrote his play about the assassination of Caesar by "The Second Brutus" in 1789, he dedicated it to the revolutionaries whose activities he and Stolberg observed from the windows of their Paris apartment.
The opening of the Vittorio Alfieri school in Plovdiv was officially approved on February 15 1927 and was hosted at 4 Ivan Vazov Str.
Also in this final section of the volume, is a subsection entitled "Schede bibliografiche" which presents recently published works on Vittorio Alfieri, Ugo Foscolo, Giacomo Leopardi, Giovanna Gentile, Umberto Saba, and others (139-49).
Part 3, "The Seventeenth Century," includes "Arrivals and Departutes" (145-50); "The Venetian Stage" (151-59); "Carlo Goldoni, Playwright and Reformer" (160-76); "Carlo Gozzi" (177-85); "Metastasio and the Melodrama" (186-94); and "Vittorio Alfieri" (195-204).
Vittorio Alfieri's tragedy, which has its foundations in antiquity and Ovid's Metamorphosis, deals with the princess Mirra and her incestuous love for her father, Chiniro, King of Cyprus.