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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00
This book provides a comprehensive, primarily descriptive, investigation of important trends in the evolution of Italian object pronouns. It offers the first in-depth characterization of the most frequent verbi procomplementari , whose distinctive property is the complete incorporation of pronouns as grammatically and semantically obligatory... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 19.96
Contains commentary on the Purgatorio by various scholars. This book presents to the nonspecialist reader one of the cantos of the transitional middle cantica of Dante's unique Christian epic. It provides awareness of Dante's timeless aspirations and achievements. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 75.00
Dante Alighieri is one of the greatest poets in world history. His brilliant epic, "The Divine Comedy", an imagined journey through Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory, continues to captivate readers. This work provides an information on his life and work. It covers Dante's canon, including his love poems in "La Vita Nuova" and his... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50
A talented poet and a gifted dramatist, Antonia Pulci (1452-1501) pursued two vocations, first as a wife and later as founder of an Augustinian order. During and after her marriage, Pulci authored several sacre rappresentazioni?one-act plays on Christian subjects. Often written to be performed by nuns for female audiences, Pulci's plays focus closely... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 30.00
The first original chivalric poem written by an Italian woman, Floridoro imbues a strong feminist ethos into a hypermasculine genre. Dotted with the usual characteristics?dark forests, illusory palaces, enchanted islands, seductive sorceresses ?Floridoro is the story of the two greatest knights of a bygone age: the handsome Floridoro, who risks... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50
The most published and lauded woman writer of early sixteenth-century Italy, Vittoria Colonna (1490?1547) in effect defined what was the "acceptable" face of female authorship for her time. Hailed by the generation's leading male literati as an equal, she was praised both for her impeccable command of Petrarchan style and for the unimpeachable chastity... more...