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

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16

    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$ 43.95 US$ 35.16

    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 US$ 23.96

    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$ 56.00 US$ 44.80

    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...

  • Eugenio Montale's Poetryby Glauco Cambon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    Glauco Cambon draws on twenty-five years of commitment to Montale's poetry and prose for this extended critical analysis. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These... more...

  • Ugo Foscoloby Glauco Cambon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00 US$ 40.80

    Contemporary with the Romantic generation, peer of Keats, Holderlin, and Goethe, and forerunner of ValÚry and Pound, Ugo Foscolo is nevertheless little known outside Italy. In an endeavor to "discover" this exemplary European poet for English-speaking readers, and to "rediscover" him for Italian readers, Glauco Cambon examines both textually and contextually... more...

  • Italian Grammar You Really Need To Knowby Anna Proudfoot

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 12.75

    Comprehensive and clear explanations of key grammar patterns and structures are reinforced and contextualized through authentic materials. You will not only learn how to construct grammar correctly, but when and where to use it so you sound natural and appropriate. Italian Grammar You Really Need to Know will help you gain the intuition you need to... more...

  • La Bella Linguaby Dianne Hales

    Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00

    ?Italians say that someone who acquires a new language ?possesses? it. In my case, Italian possesses me. With Italian racing like blood through my veins, I do indeed see with different eyes, hear with different ears, and drink in the world with all my senses?? A celebration of the language and culture of Italy, La Bella Lingua is the story of... more...

  • Passione per Trilliby Roberto Lucchetti

    Springer Milan 2007; US$ 11.89

    ╚ 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, Ŕ una materia particolare, che ha bisogno di formule e che necessita di un linguaggio formale a volte molto sofisticato. Tuttavia, Ŕ anche una scienza piena di idee, che... more...

  • Il senso e la narrazioneby Giuseppe O. Longo

    Springer Milan 2008; US$ 13.72

    Gli umani sono creature della narrazione: infinitamente narrano e si narrano, intrecciano dialoghi, accendono storie per illuminare le buie caverne del cuore e del mondo, recuperano e trasmutano ricordi. Viviamo tra una realtÓ soda e scabra, inconoscibile, una fornace enorme di perturbazioni e richiami e colori, e un?interioritÓ elusiva, delicata... more...