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  • Italienische Vergleichskonstruktionenby Lucia Grimaldi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    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... more...

  • Sprache und Tabuby Ursula Reutner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Taboos are expressive indicators of the location of a society in its cultural history. Linguistic taboos in particular can be approached via euphemisms, which are observed and interpreted here in a comparison between French and Italian. Their raison d'être is explained from the perspective of cultural and mental history, and from the perspective... more...

  • Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Cultureby Teodolinda Barolini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 27.99

    In this book, Teodolinda Barolini explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its ?three crowns?: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio. Barolini views the origins of Italian literary culture through four prisms: the ideological/philosophical, the intertextual/multicultural, the structural/formal, and the social.The... more...

  • I contenuti digitaliby Nicola Lucchi

    Springer Milan 2009; US$ 19.95

    L?industria dei contenuti sta da qualche anno affrontando una seconda "rivoluzione Gutenberg". Il crescente sviluppo delle moderne tecnologie ha prodotto situazioni giuridiche del tutto nuove, nonché fenomeni degenerativi legati alla pervasività del digitale. Per venire incontro alle nuove forme di domanda dei consumatori in un ambiente ridisegnato... 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...

  • Translation Practicesby Ashley Chantler; Carla Dente

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 78.40

    This cutting-edge collection, born of a belief in the value of approaching ‘translation’ in a wide range of ways, contains essays of interest to students and scholars of translation, literary and textual studies. It provides insights into the relations between translation and comparative literature, contrastive linguistics, cultural studies,... more...

  • British Romanticism and Italian Literatureby Laura Bandiera; Diego Saglia

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 84.00

    Drawing on a long-standing tradition of fictional images, British writers of the Romantic period defined and constructed Italy as a land that naturally invites inscription and description. In their works, Italy is a cultural geography so heavily overwritten with discourse that it becomes the natural recipient of further fictional transformations. If... more...

  • Teletrasportoby Leonardo Castellani; Giulia Alice Fornaro

    Springer Milan 2011; US$ 29.95

    Chi di noi correndo nell?ansia di un ritardo non ha desiderato per un attimo di teletrasportarsi nel luogo dell?appuntamento? Proprio come facevano i personaggi di Star Trek entrando nella sala teletrasporto dell? Enterprise e ricomparendo immediatamente in qualche altro punto dell?universo. Forse ci siamo anche chiesti se la scienza e gli sviluppi... more...

  • Von illusionärer Wirklichkeit und wahrer Illusionby Susanne Winter

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 92.74

    Venedig war im 18. Jahrhundert nicht nur ein Zentrum des Theatergeschehens, sondern zugleich Mittelpunkt lebendiger Theaterdiskussionen. Der sogenannte venezianische Theaterstreit mit den Protagonisten Carlo Goldoni und Carlo Gozzi erscheint in der Literatur und Theatergeschichtsschreibung vielfach in Form einer vereinfachenden Reproduktion der Polemik.... more...

  • Five Frames for the "Decameron": Communication and Social Systems in the CORNICEby 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...