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  • Italienische Vergleichskonstruktionenby Lucia Grimaldi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    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$ 168.00

    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 of... more...

  • Come ragionano i bambini (Convergenze) (Italian Edition)by Margaret Donaldson

    Springer 2009; US$ 19.95

    Il libro Children?s Minds esce nel 1978. Con un linguaggio semplice, ma supportato da dati di ricerche condotte con rigore metodologico, Margaret Donaldson attacca molti luoghi comuni ispirati alle teorie di Piaget. Come sostiene l?autrice "Nello svolgimento di questo libro, io sostengo che oggi esistono prove che ci costringono a respingere certi... 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...

  • Von illusionärer Wirklichkeit und wahrer Illusionby Susanne Winter

    Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 88.37

    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...

  • Eugenio Montale's Poetry: A Dream in Reason's Presenceby Glauco Cambon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    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 Foscolo: Poet of Exileby Glauco Cambon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 46.00

    Contemporary with the Romantic generation, peer of Keats, Holderlin, and Goethe, and forerunner of Valéry 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...