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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 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00
Redeszenen gehören zu den wichtigsten Bestandteilen von Erzähltexten; sie können ein breites Spektrum narrativer Funktionen erfüllen und werden in der mittelalterlichen Literatur mit großer Sorgfalt strukturiert und formuliert. Im Zentrum des Bandes steht die Gestaltung derjenigen Redeszenen, die in mehrfachem Sinne ein Sprechen mit Gott darstellen.... more...
- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 67.00
Il volume intende contribuire ad una riscoperta delle opere di Edmondo De Amicis al di là di tutti i possibili (pre-)giudizi su Cuore. L?indagine prende il via da un testo poco noto, di cui si offre per la prima volta anche una versione commentata. Si tratta de La mia officina (1902), con cui De Amicis fornisce un?ulteriore prova del suo spiccato talento... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 141.00
The concept of this book is to reassess Pinocchio originally, alongside puppets and marionnettes within modernity, as a figure characterized by a ?fluid identity?, informed with transition, difference, joie de vivre, otherness, displacement and metamorphosis. As such, Pinocchio is a truly modern, indeed a postmodern and posthuman cultural icon. ... more...
- Currency Press 2010; US$ 15.99
The Servant of Two Masters rough and tumble, lightning paced world of street theatre and strolling players is the crowning glory of the Commedia delArte tradition that so influenced Shakespeares comedies and western theatrics. Truffaldino couldnt be happier with his change of circumstance balancing two jobs and earning... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2012; US$ 79.99
The major themes and human concerns expressed in Leopardi's writings are related to his life experiences and to the historical period in which he lived. Of central interest are the book's discussions of nobility and love as these two themes evolve and change as Leopardi acquired a more general and universal conception of life. The fascinating admixture... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 25.00
Elisabetta Caminer Turra (1751-96) was one of the most prominent women in eighteenth-century Italy and a central figure in the international "Republic of Letters." A journalist and publisher, Caminer participated in important debates on capital punishment, freedom of the press, and the abuse of clerical power. She also helped spread Enlightenment... more...