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- 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...
- DK Publishing 2005; US$ 14.95
Organized by such common subjects as Home, Work, Eating Out, Transportation, Health and Sports, these bilingual visual dictionaries givestudents and business people quick access to foreign terms in the simplest and most intuitive way. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 42.00
This book makes available the entire range of Ezra Pounds studies and translations of the technically complex philosophical poems of the thirteenth-century Florentine Guido Cavalcanti, Dante's first friend" and artistic rival. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 56.00
Focusing on the fundamental Ariostan pairing of education and madness, with all its implications for poetry, Professor Ascoli generates a global reading of the greatest literary work of the Italian Renaissance Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.00
By systematically analyzing Dante's attitudes toward the poets who appear throughout his texts, Teodolinda Barolini examines his beliefs about the limits and purposes of textuality and, most crucially, the relationship of textuality to truth. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology... more...
- 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...
- 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...