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- 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...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 42.99
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...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 105.00
This collection represents some of the latest research on Primo Levi, the famous Auschwitz survivor Italian author, in the field of Italian Studies, Holocaust Studies, Jewish Studies, literary theory, philosophy, and ethics. The author has collected an impressive group of scholars, including Ian Thomson, who has published a well-received biography... more...
- Springer Milan 2011; US$ 29.99
Il volume sarÓ diviso in due parti. La prima parte Ŕ un dizionario dei termini e dei concetti scientifici presenti nell?opera di Gianni Rodari. Un esempio di diffusione di cultura scientifica critica. La seconda parte Ŕ la ricostruzione della vita di Gianni Rodari nel tentativo di dimostrare la centralitÓ nel suo lavoro del rapporto Letteratura/scienza.Gianni... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99
Primo Levi is best known as a memoirist of Auschwitz, but he was also a scientist, fiction writer, and poet: in short, a Renaissance man. Primo Levi's Universe offers a multi-faceted portrait of the heroic man who turned the concentration camp experience into beautiful yet terrifying literature. Over time, Levi developed an original world-view... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
One of the most important Italian poets of the last century, Vittorio Sereni (1913?83) wrote with a historical awareness unlike that of any of his contemporaries. A poet of both personal and political responsibility, his work sensitively explores life under fascism, military defeat and imprisonment, and the resurgence of extreme right-wing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 31.00
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...