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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Using a fourfold approach derived from symbolic anthropology, sociology, semiotics, and philology, Joy Hambuechen Potter focuses on the cornice, or frame tale, of the Decameron, its purpose, and its relationship to the stories. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.00
The six overlapping studies that make up this book on the poetry of Eugenio Montale analyze a large number of individual poems and, with Le occasioni (1939) as a point of reference, show how they shape and are shaped by changes and continuities that extend from the earliest poems of Ossi di seppia (1925) to the notoriously difficult poems in his culminating... 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...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 51.00
Joan Ferrante analyzes the Divine Comedy in terms of public issues, which continued foremost in Dante's thinking after his exile from Florence. Professor Ferrante examines the political concepts of the poem in historical context and in light of the political theory and controversies of the period. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy... more...
- 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 Valcrv 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 12.95
Sharpen your Italian grammar with skill-building exercises If you want to be proficient in Italian, you eventually have to clear the bothersome hurdle of grammar. The best way to conquer this obstacle is through hands-on experience. Covering all facets of Italian grammar--from prepositions and pronouns to verbal forms and tenses-- Italian Grammar... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 21.95
You can learn to speak Italian in no time-- capisci ? It's time to say arrivederci to your fears of learning a new language. With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll have no problema speaking and understanding Italian. Presto ! Before you know it, you'll get past ciao and really be able to converse. Beginning with everyday Italian expressions... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 12.95
Go beyond arrivedirci and add thousands of words to your Italian vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Italian, you need access to a variety of words that are more than just the basics. In Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do... more...