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Italian history and literature

Harvard University. Library.

Italian history and literature

by Harvard University. Library.

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Published by The Library : distributed by the Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Italy
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    • Harvard University. Library.,
    • Italian literature -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Italy -- History -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarvard University Library.
      SeriesWidener Library shelflist ; 51-52
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ2341 .H37 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5069967M
      ISBN 100674469550
      LC Control Number74078747

      The present book is intended to be exactly what its title suggests: A Short History of Italian Literature. It is a history, and hence aims at giving a historical (and primarily chronological) presentation of the development of Italian literature, from the beginnings to modern times, rather than an aesthetic or other type of non-historical discussion.   Guareschi’s Don Camillo’s saga is not only a classic of Italian literature, but also of Italian cinema. All the novels – and the movies, intepreted by iconic French and Italian actors Fernandel and Gino Cervi – revolve around the adventures of Don Camillo, the parish priest of Brescello, a tiny village in the Emilian countryside, and.

        The Leopard: A must-read for all Italian history buffs! Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s tumultuous portrait of royal life in Sicily during Italy’s unification and transition was originally rejected by publishing houses and finally released in , after his death. It’s now considered one of the greatest works of Italian literature. The history of Italy is characterized by two periods of unity—the Roman Empire (27 BCE– CE) and the modern democratic republic formed after the end of World War II. Between those two periods may have been a millennium and a half of division and disruption, but that disruption saw one of the world's great flowering of art, the Renaissance (circa – CE).

      History The following generalized outline of the highly complex history of Italy can be supplemented by the articles on individual cities and regions and by such general articles as Etruscan civilization; papacy; Italian art; Italian literature; and Renaissance. Ancient Italy . And she shares a deep appreciation for their common denominator: Italy This is the real Italy. And The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories demonstrates this better than any travel guide does.” —Beppe Severgnini, Air Mail “A remarkable introduction to Italian literature and a .


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