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  • The Phonology of Italianby Martin Kramer

    Oxford University Press, UK 2009; US$ 129.99

    This book provides an overview of the phonology of Italian. It covers the different levels of analysis from individual sounds up to the phrasal level. It focuses on the most widely dispersed features of the language reflecting its significant regional and social variation and its most prominent regionally restricted patterns. - ;This book provides... more...

  • Nomi e volti della paura nelle valli dell'Adda e della Meraby Remo Bracchi

    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...

  • 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 comparative... 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$ 111.02

    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...

  • Uraniaby Giulia Bigolina; Valeria Finucci

    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...