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  • Lectura Dantisby Allen Mandelbaum; Anthony Oldcorn; Charles Ross

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 19.96

    This new critical volume, the second to appear in the three-volume Lectura Dantis, contains expert, focused commentary on the Purgatorio by thirty-three international scholars, each of whom presents to the nonspecialist reader one of the cantos of the transitional middle cantica of Dante's unique Christian epic. The cast of characters is as colorful... more...

  • Macchine matematicheby Maria G. Bartolini Bussi; Michela Maschietto

    Springer Milan 2006; US$ 29.99

    Che cosa sono le macchine matematiche? Una macchina matematica (in un contesto geometrico) è uno strumento che ha uno scopo fondamentale (indipendentemente dall?uso che poi se ne farà): obbligare un punto, o un segmento, o una figura qualsiasi (sostenuti da un opportuno supporto materiale che li renda visibili) a muoversi nello spazio o a subire... 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    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... more...

  • Non calpestate i sogniby Anna Cesa-Bianchi

    Springer Milan 2009; US$ 19.99

    Parlare ai bambini è un?esperienza meravigliosa: sono interlocutori, attenti, rigorosi, e spesso più severi nei giudizi di noi adulti: sanno leggere tra le righe, sanno interpretare, sanno "volare" con la fantasia, conoscono la spontaneità e la gioia delle scoperte che noi adulti abbiamo dimenticato, sanno essere leali e fedeli, sanno partecipare,... more...

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

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 16.00

    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. Perfect... more...

  • Petrarch in Romantic Englandby Professor Edoardo Zuccato

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Petrarch’s Canzoniere in the English Renaissanceby Anthony Mortimer

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 61.60

    Seven centuries after the birth of Petrarch (1304-74) the nature and extent of his influence loom ever larger in the study of renaissance literature. In this revised and expanded edition of Petrarch's Canzoniere in the English Renaissance Anthony Mortimer presents a unique anthology of 136 English poems together with the specific Italian texts... more...

  • The Phonology of Italianby Martin Kramer

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 134.99

    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...

  • 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...