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Individual authors, 1961-2000

  • Extravagance and Three Other Playsby Dacia Maraini; James R. Schwarten

    John Cabot University Press 2015; US$ 89.99

    This book is a collection of four theatrical works around such themes as distress, exclusion, tragedy, and society?s expectations of women. It is particularly suitable for students of Italian language, gender studies, and modern Italian literature and theater. more...

  • Traces of Timeby Lucio Mariani; Anthony Molino

    Open Letter 2015; US$ 9.99

    Encompassing Mariani's career, Traces of Time examines the poet's relationship to history and how poetry can exist outside of it. more...

  • Theme of Farewell and After-Poemsby Milo De Angelis; Susan Stewart; Patrizio Ceccagnoli; Susan Stewart; Patrizio Ceccagnoli

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 29.00

    Milo De Angelis, born in 1951, is one of the most important living Italian poets. With this volume, Susan Stewart and Patrizio Ceccagnoli bring to English readers for the first time a facing-page edition of his most recent work: his book-length elegy,  Theme of Farewell , and the subsequent poems of That Wandering in the Darkness of... more...

  • Paolo Volponi - Literatur als Spiegel der Geschichteby Lothar Knapp

    transcript 2014; US$ 47.58

    Dieses Buch stellt erstmalig das Werk des italienischen Schriftstellers Paolo Volponi in seinem gesamten Umfang auf dem deutschen Buchmarkt vor. Damit wird ein Autor in Deutschland bekannt gemacht, dessen Literatur im Kern zu definieren ist als die politisch motivierte kritische Darstellung des Geschichtsverlaufs in Italien vom Prozess der Einigung... more...

  • Der historische Roman seit der Postmoderneby Erik Schilling

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 52.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Der historische Roman ist seit den 1980er Jahren zentral für die literarische Ausgestaltung von postmodernem Gedankengut. Die Impulse, die Umberto Eco für die Gattung liefert, sind dabei maßgeblich für die deutsche Literatur. Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht diesen Zusammenhang erstmalig in detaillierten Textanalysen. Sie berücksichtigt... more...

  • How to Read a Novelistby John Freeman

    The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 29.99

    How to Read a Novelist is the ultimate booklovers book. John Freeman, author and editor of Granta magazine, has interviewed nearly every name in fiction and the literary world. In this collection Freeman has compiled the most insightful and fascinating of his interviews, essays and articles. Paul Theroux on the state of sex in America,... more...

  • Belief or Nonbelief?by Umberto Eco; Carlo Maria Martini; Minna Proctor; Harvey Cox

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95

    One is the beloved author of The Name of the Rose, a celebrated scholar, philosopher, and self-declared secularist; the other is a preeminent clergyman and a respected expert on the New Testament. In this intellectually stimulating dialogue, these two great men, who stand on opposite sides of the church door, discuss some of the most controversial... more...

  • Der Neid der Götter/L'Invidia degli Deiby Lucio Mariani

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 16.21

    Die vorliegende zweisprachige Auswahl von Gedichten des 1936 in Rom geborenen Lucio Mariani stellt dessen Werks erstmals der deutschen Öffentlichkeit vor. In der Nachfolge der großen europäischen Lyriker schreibt Mariani gegen die Erinnerungslosigkeit unserer Zeit an. Seine Phantasie und Vorstellungskraft entwickeln Erinnerungsvermögen. Dazu nutzen... more...

  • Body of Stateby Marco Baliani; Nicoletta Marini-Maio; Ellen Nerenberg; Thomas Simpson

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Body of State offers a critical perspective on the Moro Affair and on Marco Baliani?s work. With contributions from scholars, theater practitioners, teachers, and students, it constitutes a unique resource for disciplines that train on the intersection of art and politics. The relevance of the topic raise the interest of the audience as well. more...

  • Dario Foby Antonio Scuderi

    Lexington Books 2011; US$ 74.99

    This study of the Italian Nobel playwright and master performer, Dario Fo, will be of interest to scholars and students of popular performance and contemporary European theatre. Dario Fo: Framing, Festival, and the Folkloric Imagination is an interdisciplinary study of Fo's use of framing techniques, based on popular performance and informed... more...