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  • Buchi neri nel mio bagno di schiuma ovvero l'enigma di Einstein (I blu) (Italian Edition)by C.V. Vishveshwara; M. Calvani

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    "Le bolle stavano turbinando tutto intorno a me e massaggiavano il mio corpo ... Mentre me la godevo in questo fantastico bagno di bolle, i miei occhi si fecero pesanti e mi lasciaii trasportare in un dormiveglia sublimamente estatico". Cos inizia l?incontro di Alfie con una vasca da bagno eccezionale e rivelatrice, acquistata da un vicino misterioso... more...

  • Claude Monetby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Per Claude Monet la creazione artistica sempre stata una lotta sofferta. Attribuiva maggiore importanza di quanto non facessero i suoi contemporanei a un aspetto essenziale dell?Impressionismo: comunicare all?osservatore le emozioni prodotte dalla luce. Per usare le parole di Monet: Le tecniche vanno e vengono [?] L?arte rimane la stessa: una rappresentazione... more...

  • Proclaiming a Classicby Daniel Javitch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Despite its immediate popularity and its acclaim as a modern equal of the ancient epics, Ariosto's Orlando Furioso (published in its final version in 1532) was for learned readers a perplexing work: it mixed romance, epic, and lyric poetry, poked fun at its marvelous and outmoded chivalric matter, contained many interrupted narrative threads, and... more...

  • My Name on the Wind: Selected Poems of Diego Valeriby Michael Palma

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This bilingual edition is a selection of fiftyone poems representing all phases of Valeri's extraordinarily long career, from 1910 to 1976. Also included is an essay by Valeri, in which he records the sensations--and reflections on his work--that were occasioned by his reading the proof for the collected edition of his poems. Originally published... more...

  • Passione per Trilliby Roberto Lucchetti

    Springer 2007; US$ 9.95

    convinzione generale che la matematica sia una materia difficile da capire, che usa simboli esoterici e un linguaggio poco comprensibile, che sia soprattutto calcolo. Certamente, una materia particolare, che ha bisogno di formule e che necessita di un linguaggio formale a volte molto sofisticato. Tuttavia, anche una scienza piena di idee, che... more...

  • Five Frames for the "Decameron"by Joy Hambuechen Potter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Using a fourfold approach derived from symbolic anthropology, sociology, semiotics, and philology, Joy Hambuechen Potter focuses on the cornice, or frame tale, of the Decameron, its purpose, and its relationship to the stories. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...

  • Montale and the Occasions of Poetryby Claire de C.L. Huffman

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00

    The six overlapping studies that make up this book on the poetry of Eugenio Montale analyze a large number of individual poems and, with Le occasioni (1939) as a point of reference, show how they shape and are shaped by changes and continuities that extend from the earliest poems of Ossi di seppia (1925) to the notoriously difficult poems in his culminating... more...

  • Italian Literary Iconsby Gian-Paolo Biasin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italian literature, Gian-Paolo Biasin explores a series of challenges posited for literary criticism by the success of semiotics, testing theoretical concepts not so much on theoretical grounds as in their practical application to literary texts from the high Romantic lyric of Ugo Foscolo to the postmodern,... more...

  • The Political Vision of the "Divine Comedy"by Joan M. Ferrante

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00

    Joan Ferrante analyzes the Divine Comedy in terms of public issues, which continued foremost in Dante's thinking after his exile from Florence. Professor Ferrante examines the political concepts of the poem in historical context and in light of the political theory and controversies of the period. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy... more...