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Italian

  • Buch 13-24by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 321.00

    In 1350, the Italian humanist and poet Francesco Petrarca decided to form a collection of all his correspondence. The letters deal with multifarious topics, switch between narration and instruction, the personal and the general, and are addressed to various of his learned friends and contemporaries. Theyconstitute a treasure trove for the history of... more...

  • Dante and the Making of a Modern Authorby Albert Russell Ascoli

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    The first comprehensive study of Dante's evolving, transformative relationship to medieval ideas of authorship and authority. more...

  • Perfect Phrases in Italian for Confident Travelby Salvatore Bancheri; Michael Lettieri

    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...

  • 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...

  • Macchine matematicheby Maria G. Bartolini Bussi; Michela Maschietto

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Che cosa sono le macchine matematiche? Una macchina matematica (in un contesto geometrico) uno strumento che ha uno scopo fondamentale (indipendentemente dalluso che poi se ne far): obbligare un punto, o un segmento, o una figura qualsiasi (sostenuti da un opportuno supporto materiale che li renda visibili) a muoversi nello spazio o a subire trasformazioni... more...

  • Italian Literary Iconsby Gian-Paolo Biasin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Focusing on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Italian literature, Gian-Paolo Biasin explores a series of challenges posited for literary criticism by the success of semiotics, testing theoretical concepts not so much on theoretical grounds as in their practical application to literary texts from the high Romantic lyric of Ugo Foscolo to the postmodern,... 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...

  • New Essays on Umberto Ecoby Peter Bondanella

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 23.00

    A 2009 introduction to Eco's contributions to a wide range of academic disciplines, as well as to his literary works. 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...

  • Claude Monetby Nathalia Brodskaya

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 7.00

    Per Claude Monet la creazione artistica sempre stata una lotta sofferta. Attribuiva maggiore importanza di quanto non facessero i suoi contemporanei a un aspetto essenziale dell?Impressionismo: comunicare all?osservatore le emozioni prodotte dalla luce. Per usare le parole di Monet: Le tecniche vanno e vengono [?] L?arte rimane la stessa: una rappresentazione... more...