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- 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...
- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 25.00
Presented for the first time in a critical English edition, Urania: A Romance provides modern readers with a rare glimpse into the novel and novella forms at a time when narrative genres were not only being invented but, in the hands of women like Giulia Bigolina (1518?-1569?), used as vehicles for literary experimentation. The first known prose... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
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 the clue... more...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 9.95
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. ... 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.95
Tra le malattie congenite, le cardiopatie sono quelle più frequentemente riscontrate, e hanno infatti un'incidenza dell'1% nulla popolazione mondiale. Grazie alle moderne terapie, i portatori di queste patologie diventano oggi adulti, ma necessitano di essere costantemente seguiti dagli specialisti e monitorati dai medici di famiglia. Questo testo,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95
Pastoral Drama and Healing in Early Modern Italy represents the first full length study to confront seriously the well rehearsed analogy of the pastoral poet as healer. Building on Derrida's work on the Platonic pharmakon, which led to a better understanding of the theater / drug analogy, the stringent approach to the therapeutic function of the... more...