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9781780932149 | Bristol Classical Pr, February 6, 2014, cover price $120.00

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9781474244039 | Rev upd edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 18, 2015), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: The book focuses on literary representations of the northern Italian region of Liguria, whose landscape has been portrayed by internationally-known Italian poets and novelists, from Eugenio Montale to Italo Calvino. The author argues that the most perceptive authors situate themselves on a metaphorical ridge dividing the “dark side” of Mediterranean landscape, with its harsh and mountainous territory, from the sun-drenched Riviera, celebrated by the tourist industry and for the most part destroyed during the so-called economic boom...read more

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9781611476392 | Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, April 29, 2015, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: The book focuses on literary representations of the northern Italian region of Liguria, whose landscape has been portrayed by internationally-known Italian poets and novelists, from Eugenio Montale to Italo Calvino.

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Product Description: Enlightening Encounters traces the impact of photography on Italian literature from the medium’s invention in 1839 to the present day. Investigating the ways in which Italian literature has responded to photographic practice and aesthetics, the contributors use a wide range of theoretical perspectives to examine a variety of canonical and non-canonical authors and a broad selection of literary genres, including fiction, autobiography, photo-texts, and migration literature...read more
By Nancy Pedri (editor)

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9781442648074 | Univ of Toronto Pr, January 27, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Enlightening Encounters traces the impact of photography on Italian literature from the medium’s invention in 1839 to the present day.

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Product Description: In terms of migration, Italy is often thought of as a source country - a place from which people came rather than one to which people go. However, in the past few decades, Italy has indeed become a destination for many people from poor or war-torn countries seeking a better life in a stable environment...read more

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9780802039248 | Univ of Toronto Pr, December 2, 2005, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: In terms of migration, Italy is often thought of as a source country - a place from which people came rather than one to which people go.

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9781442626720 | Univ of Toronto Pr, January 2, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In terms of migration, Italy is often thought of as a source country - a place from which people came rather than one to which people go.

Translation and commentary are often associated with institutions and patronage; but in Italy around the time of Dante, widespread vernacular translation was mostly on the spontaneous initiative of individuals. While Dante is usually the starting point for histories of vernacular translation in Europe, this book demonstrates that The Divine Comedy places itself in opposition to a vast vernacular literature already in circulation among its readers. Alison Cornish explores the anxiety of vernacularization as expressed by translators and contemporary authors, the prevalence of translation in religious experience, the role of scribal mediation, the influence of the Italian reception of French literature on that literature, and how translating into the vernacular became a project of nation-building only after its virtual demise during the Humanist period. Vernacular translation was a phenomenon with which all authors in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century Europe - from Brunetto Latini to Giovanni Boccaccio - had to contend.

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9781107001138 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 14, 2011, cover price $104.99 | About this edition: Translation and commentary are often associated with institutions and patronage; but in Italy around the time of Dante, widespread vernacular translation was mostly on the spontaneous initiative of individuals.

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9781107693654 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 21, 2013, cover price $29.99

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Product Description: The volume is a collection of essays focussing on the cultural construction, perception and representation of public and private spaces in 20th and 21st century Italian culture. Through the study of a variety of spaces, this book provides an exploration of the notions of private self and public sphere and considers their interaction...read more
By Simona Storchi (editor)

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9782875740427 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, July 18, 2013, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: The volume is a collection of essays focussing on the cultural construction, perception and representation of public and private spaces in 20th and 21st century Italian culture.

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Product Description: This volume seeks to gauge the import of the Italian Renaissance in shaping the foundations of what we conventionally define as 'modernity.' The authors engage in an interpretative conversation with historians and thinkers such as Jacob Burckardt, Ernst Cassirer, Martin Heidegger, Eugenio Garin, and Louis Dupre, whose works have oriented the search for the roots of modernity and for the significance of Renaissance Humanism...read more

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9789004224308 | Brill Academic Pub, August 1, 2012, cover price $177.00 | About this edition: This volume seeks to gauge the import of the Italian Renaissance in shaping the foundations of what we conventionally define as 'modernity.

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Product Description: In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Hainsworth and David Robey examine Italian literature from the Middle Ages to the present day, looking at themes and issues which have recurred throughout its history. The authors illuminate such topics as regional identities, political disunity, and the role of the national language and they cover a wide range of authors and works, including Dante, Petrarch, Manzoni, Montale, and Calvino...read more

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9780199231799 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 24, 2012, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In this Very Short Introduction, Peter Hainsworth and David Robey examine Italian literature from the Middle Ages to the present day, looking at themes and issues which have recurred throughout its history.

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Product Description: One of the world's most influential cultural critics, Antonio Gramsci's writings on the interconnection between culture and politics fundamentally changed the way that scholars view both. Among the first to argue that art is not the product of "men of genius" but rather particular historical and social contexts, Gramsci remains one of the most widely read theorists of modern culture...read more

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9781608461363 | Haymarket Books, August 7, 2012, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: One of the world's most influential cultural critics, Antonio Gramsci's writings on the interconnection between culture and politics fundamentally changed the way that scholars view both.

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Product Description: Focusing on major authors and problems from the Italian fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, from Petrarch and Boccaccio to Machiavelli, Ariosto and Tasso, A Local Habitation and a Name examines the unstable dialectic of realityand imagination,as well as of historyand literature...read more

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9780823234288 | Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Focusing on major authors and problems from the Italian fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, from Petrarch and Boccaccio to Machiavelli, Ariosto and Tasso, A Local Habitation and a Name examines the unstable dialectic of realityand imagination,as well as of historyand literature.

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9780823234295 | Fordham Univ Pr, September 1, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Focusing on major authors and problems from the Italian fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, from Petrarch and Boccaccio to Machiavelli, Ariosto and Tasso, A Local Habitation and a Name examines the unstable dialectic of realityand imagination,as well as of historyand literature.

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Product Description: Language is now understood as a key component of cultural identity, but discourses on linguistic nationalism are only a few centuries old. In Irresistible Signs, Paola Gambarota investigates the connection between Italian language and national identity over four hundred years, from late-Renaissance linguistic theories to nineteenth-century nationalist myths...read more

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9781442642980 | Univ of Toronto Pr, February 5, 2011, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: Language is now understood as a key component of cultural identity, but discourses on linguistic nationalism are only a few centuries old.

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Product Description: Human bodies have been represented and defined in various ways across different cultures and historical periods. As an object of interpretation and site of social interaction, the body has throughout history attracted more attention than perhaps any other element of human experience...read more
By Walter Stephens (editor)

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9780801894145 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, February 23, 2010, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Human bodies have been represented and defined in various ways across different cultures and historical periods.

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Product Description: Book three of the Italian poet Matteo Maria Boiardo's epic poem Orlando innamorato (Orlando in Love) was published posthumously in 1494; in 1532, the poet Ludovico Ariosto published his final version of a sequel, Orlando furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando)...read more

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9780802096845 | Univ of Toronto Pr, October 15, 2009, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Book three of the Italian poet Matteo Maria Boiardo's epic poem Orlando innamorato (Orlando in Love) was published posthumously in 1494; in 1532, the poet Ludovico Ariosto published his final version of a sequel, Orlando furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando).

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Product Description: Nel 1609, quattrocento anni fa, Galileo Galilei punta il cannocchiale sulla Luna e inaugura la "nuova scienza". Nel 1969, quarant’anni fa, Neil Armstrong lascia la sua impronta sulla Luna e inaugura l’era della colonizzazione umana dello spazio...read more

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9788847010987 | Springer Verlag, April 16, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Nel 1609, quattrocento anni fa, Galileo Galilei punta il cannocchiale sulla Luna e inaugura la "nuova scienza".

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Product Description: In this groundbreaking study, unique in English, Joseph Luzzi considers Italian Romanticism and the modern myth of Italy. Ranging across European and international borders, he examines the metaphors, facts, and fictions about Italy that were born in the Romantic age and continue to haunt the global literary imagination...read more

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9780300123555 | Yale Univ Pr, November 18, 2008, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In this groundbreaking study, unique in English, Joseph Luzzi considers Italian Romanticism and the modern myth of Italy.

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Product Description: This is the first comprehensive study of the remarkably rich tradition of women’s writing that flourished in Italy between the fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Virginia Cox documents this tradition and both explains its character and scope and offers a new hypothesis on the reasons for its emergence and decline...read more

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9780801888199 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, May 2, 2008, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This is the first comprehensive study of the remarkably rich tradition of women’s writing that flourished in Italy between the fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

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Product Description: In this book, Teodolinda Barolini explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its “three crowns”: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio. Barolini views the origins of Italian literary culture through four prisms: the ideological/philosophical, the intertextual/multicultural, the structural/formal, and the social...read more

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9780823227037 | Fordham Univ Pr, November 15, 2006, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: In this book, Teodolinda Barolini explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its “three crowns”: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio.

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9780823227044 | Fordham Univ Pr, November 15, 2006, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this book, Teodolinda Barolini explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its “three crowns”: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780836903836, titled "Teacher of Dante and Other Studies in Italian Literature" | Facsimile edition (Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1908), cover price $16.00

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9781428641785 | Kessinger Pub Co, July 31, 2006, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: This collection of original essays by leading specialists from Britain, North America and Italy explores the relationship between literature and science in Italian culture. Encompassing a variety of authors and topics across four broad periods - medieval, Renaissance, Enlightenment to Positivism, and Twentieth Century - the volume presents previously unexplored connections between the discourses of literature and science, and offers a variety of new critical readings...read more
By Pierpaolo Antonello (editor), Patrick Boyde (editor) and Simon A. Gilson (editor)

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9781900755849 | Legenda, August 1, 2004, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: This collection of original essays by leading specialists from Britain, North America and Italy explores the relationship between literature and science in Italian culture.

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Product Description: Queer Italia gathers essays on Italian literature and film, medieval to modern. The volume's chronological organization reflects its intention to define a queer tradition in Italian culture. While fully cognizant of the theoretical risks inherent in trans-historicizing sexuality, the contributors to this volume share an interest in probing the multi-form dynamics of sexual desires in Italian texts through the centuries...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gary P. Cestaro (editor)

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9780312240240 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 23, 2004, cover price $85.00

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9780312240264 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 23, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Queer Italia gathers essays on Italian literature and film, medieval to modern.

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9788877155429 | 2 edition (Varsitybooks.Com, January 31, 2004), cover price $0.02
9789990049800 | Varsitybooks.Com, January 31, 2004, cover price $0.02

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