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  1. All Over

    All Over [Paperback]

    Gabriele Tinti (Author); Nicholas Benson (Translator)

    £6.00

    ISBN: 9788857519951
    Published by : Mimesis International
    All over is a collection of epic songs, of epinician odes for our day. The heroes praised are boxers, men the author identifies as the last able to truly astound, to induce awe. These epinician odes on Pindaric models are transformed in the making... .... Learn More
  2. Dante's Poetry of Donati

    Dante's Poetry of Donati [Paperback]

    Piero Boitani (Author); John Lindon (Editor)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9780952590170
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Society for Italian Studies Occasional Papers
    Volume: 7
    Members of the Florentine family of the Donati feature prominently in Dante's Divine Comedy . Their presence is explored by Piero Boitani, as a 'comedy' within the Comedy, in close readings of the three major episodes in which they appear, one fo... .... Learn More
  3. Camorristi, Politicians and Businessmen

    Camorristi, Politicians and Businessmen: The Transformation of Organized Crime in Post-war Naples [Paperback]

    Felia Allum (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9781904350057
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 11
    This work presents a detailed study of the political role of a criminal organization, the Neapolitan Camorra, in its historical context, that of Naples over the last fifty years. In Campania, until 1991, the population tacitly acc... .... Learn More
  4. Contesting the Monument

    Contesting the Monument: The Anti-illusionist Italian Historical Novel [Paperback]

    Ruth Glynn (Editor)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781904350040
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 10
    In the second half of the twentieth century, the Italian historical novel provided an unrivalled number of best sellers and publishing 'phenomena'. The success of the genre is closely related to a more general interest in revisiti... .... Learn More
  5. Fragments of 'impegno'

    Fragments of 'impegno': Interpretations of Commitment in Contemporary Italian Narrative 1980-2000 [Paperback]

    Jennifer Burns (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781902653372
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 9
    With the Tangentopoli corruption scandals of the early 1990s, Italy is purported recently to have experienced a period of political change comparable to the period immediately following World War II. This latter being the socio-po... .... Learn More
  6. Playing With Gender

    Playing With Gender: The Comedies of Goldoni [Paperback]

    Maggie Günsberg (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781902653242
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 7
    This book takes gender as its point of entry into the comedies of Carlo Goldoni. The dramatization of femininity and masculinity is explored in conjunction with that of other social categories (class, the family, age). The plays r... .... Learn More
  7. Elio Vittorini

    Elio Vittorini: The Writer and The Written [Paperback]

    Guido Bonsaver (Author)

    £29.50

    ISBN: 9781902653143
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 4
    Elio Vittorini holds a major position in twentieth-century Italian literature thanks to both his narrative production and his activity as editor and militant intellectual. The aim of this book is to present the English-speaking re... .... Learn More
  8. Italo Calvino and the Landscape of Childhood

    Italo Calvino and the Landscape of Childhood [Paperback]

    Claudia Nocentini (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9781902653235
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 6
    Although never named as such, the landscape of Sanremo was a constant visual source for Calvino's fiction. In its recognizable pattern of sea-city-hills, it appears in sixteen works written over a period of thirty two years. This recurring them... .... Learn More
  9. Speculative Identities

    Speculative Identities: Contemporary Italian Women's Narrative [Paperback]

    Rita Wilson (Author)

    £26.50

    ISBN: 9781902653136
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 3
    Since the early 1980s, the novel has been deemed by many Italian women writers to be the most apt vehicle for creating positive images of the future of women. The novel becomes the space for confession, while at the same time allowing greater ... .... Learn More
  10. Origin and Identity

    Origin and Identity: Essays on Svevo and Trieste [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Schächter (Editor)

    £27.99

    ISBN: 9781902653129
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: Legenda Italian Perspectives
    Volume: 5
    Italo Svevo, although neglected until the last few years of his life, is now acknowledged as a writer of international stature alongside his contemporaries Kafka, Proust and Joyce. These essays focus on his three novels, Una Vita, Senilitá and La ... .... Learn More

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