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  • Il cielo sopra a Roma: I luoghi dell'astronomia (I blu) (Italian Edition)by Roberto Buonanno

    Springer 2007; US$ 19.95

    L?astronomia a Roma c?Ť sempre stata, ma un po? nascosta: era nei palazzi, nelle chiese o, meglio, sopra le chiese, specole disseminate lungo un percorso che oramai conoscono in pochi. I romani hanno assistito, incuriositi ed impauriti, al rogo di Giordano Bruno in un angolo di Campo de' Fiori a loro familiare, ma probabilmente non capirono bene di... more...

  • Uraniaby Giulia Bigolina; Valeria Finucci

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 25.00

    Presented for the first time in a critical English edition, Urania: A Romance provides modern readers with a rare glimpse into the novel and novella forms at a time when narrative genres were not only being invented but, in the hands of women like Giulia Bigolina (1518?-1569?), used as vehicles for literary experimentation. The first known prose... more...

  • Petrarch in Romantic Englandby Professor Edoardo Zuccato

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    The Petrarchan revival in Romantic England†was a unique phenomenon which involved an impressive†number of scholars, translators and poets. This book analyses the way Petrarch was read and re-written†by Romantic figures.†The result is a history of the Romantic-era sonnet and a new lens for understanding English Romantic poetry. more...

  • The Syntax of Italian Dialectsby Christina Tortora

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 59.99

    This volume collects original theoretical work on the syntax and morphology of Italian and a wide range of Italian dialects. It contains contributions by such leading figures as Cecilia Poletto, Guglielmo Cinque, and Richard Kayne, and examines topics such as the syntax of "ne", the internal structure of personal pronouns, the syntax/morphology... more...

  • Vietato non toccare (I blu / L'occhio e la lente) (Italian Edition)by Donato Ramani; Alessandra Drioli

    Springer 2009; US$ 19.95

    Grazie a uno stile di scrittura agile e veloce, a una ricca serie di esempi - con la descrizione di opere d'arte e performance sempre sorprendenti, bizzarre, vigorose ? e a un ricco apparato iconografico questo libro vuole essere un primo e inedito tentativo di creare un ideale filo di congiunzione, ove possibile, tra esperienze diverse dell'arte nei... more...

  • Sentire e pensareby Carlo Cristini; Alberto Ghilardi

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    Pensieri e sentimenti sono spesso stati considerati, studiati separatamente. Ricerche recenti, in ambito psicologico, neuroscientifico sottolineano l?unitarietŗ, la reciproca influenza dei processi cognitivi ed emotivi, lo stretto rapporto fra natura e cultura. La vita psichica, sin dalle sue origini, dalle sue prime esperienze relazionali si sviluppa... more...

  • Perfect Phrases in Italian for Confident Travelby Salvatore Bancheri; Michael Lettieri

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 9.95

    More than your average phrasebook, this portable title shows you how to be a well-mannered visitor and speak the local language in the correct context Any phrasebook can give you a line listing of essential phrases. But if you use a phrase or term without knowing the correct way to use it, you can find yourself in an embarrassing situation. ... more...

  • The Phonology of Italianby Martin Kramer

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 129.99

    This book provides an overview of the phonology of Italian. It covers the different levels of analysis from individual sounds up to the phrasal level. It focuses on the most widely dispersed features of the language reflecting its significant regional and social variation and its most prominent regionally restricted patterns. - ;This book provides... more...

  • Nomi e volti della paura nelle valli dell'Adda e della Meraby Remo Bracchi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00

    This study is a vast review in time and space of the transitory trace of onomasiologic fragmentation of linguistic interdiction, of all those reality and sensations which come under the prohibition of being pronounced with their true name, because they are not to be called into question, and consequently, they are rendered present. Taking the clue... more...

  • Italienische Vergleichskonstruktionenby Lucia Grimaldi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    Linguistic constructions such as the English ?Mary is cleverer than/as clever as John? reveal a number of non-trivial problems, particularly if one includes Italian, which the present study resolves with the aid of a new grammatical model. What is new for Italian is the extension of the perspective beyond the comparative to other types of comparative... more...