Individual authors, 1701-1900

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Classicism and Romanticism in Italian Literature: Leopardi's Discourse on Romantic Poetry

In 1816 a violent literary quarrel engulfed Bourbon Restoration Italy. On one side the Romantics...

Ugo Foscolo: Poet of Exile

Ugo Foscolo

Poet of Exile


Contemporary with the Romantic generation, peer of Keats, Holderlin, and Goethe, and forerunner of...

The Novelist and the Archivist: Fiction and History in Alessandro Manzoni's The Betrothed

The Novelist and the Archivist

Fiction and History in Alessandro Manzoni's The Betrothed


In the 19th century, Alessandro Manzoni dedicated himself to writing the novel I promessi sposi ...

Selected Writings of an Eighteenth-Century Venetian Woman of Letters

Elisabetta Caminer Turra (1751-96) was one of the most prominent women in eighteenth-century Italy...

Goethe und Manzoni: Deutsch-italienische Beziehungen um 1800

Goethe und Manzoni

Deutsch-italienische Beziehungen um 1800

De Gruyter (2011)

Das bilaterale Kulturzentrum Villa Vigoni am Comer See widmet sich u.a. mit zahlreichen Fachtagungen...

Sprechen mit Gott: Redeszenen in mittelalterlicher Bibeldichtung und Legende

Sprechen mit Gott

Redeszenen in mittelalterlicher Bibeldichtung und Legende

Nine Miedema, Angela Schrott and 1 more...
De Gruyter (2013)

Redeszenen gehören zu den wichtigsten Bestandteilen mittelalterlicher wie auch moderner Erzähltexte....

Miracles of Our Lady

Miracle tales, in which people are rewarded for piety or punished for sin through the intervention...

Three Melodramas by Pietro Metastasio

Pietro Antonio Domenico Trapassi (1698--1782) was an Italian poet and librettist, considered the...

Giacomo Leopardi’s Search For A Common Life Through Poetry: A Different Nobility, A Different Love

The major themes and human concerns expressed in Leopardi's writings are related to his life...