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  • The Decameron

    Translated by G. H. McWilliam ...
    In the summer of 1348, as the Black Death ravages their city, ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside...Taken from the Greek, meaning 'ten-day event', Boccaccio's Decameron sees his characters amuse themselves by each telling a story a day, for the ten days of their confinement - a hundred stories of love and adventure, life and death, and surprising twists of fate. Less preoccupied ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Reading Dante: From Here to Eternity

    by Prue Shaw ...
    The best and most eloquent introduction to Dante for our time.Prue Shaw is one of the world's foremost authorities on Dante. Written with the general reader in mind, Reading Dante brings her knowledge to bear in an accessible yet expert introduction to his great poem.This is far more than an exegesis of Dante’s three-part Commedia. Shaw communicates the imaginative power, the linguistic skill and ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Italian Folktales

    by Italo Calvino ...
    series Penguin Modern Classics
    Meticulously selected and artfully recreated, the selection of stories in Italian is vast and ranges geographically from Corsica and Sicily to Venice and the Alps. Calvino is himself clearly captivated by the folkloric imagination and communicates this in what is a fascinating and rich addition to folk literature. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Complete Short Stories of Natalia Ginzburg

    Translated by Paul Lewis ...
    Natalia Ginzburg (1916-1991) is today recognized as one of the foremost woman writers to emerge from twentieth-century Italy. The Complete Short Stories of Natalia Ginzburg brings together in English translation for the first time the eight short stories that Ginzburg wrote between 1933 and 1965.These early works are significant in the context of Ginzburg's wider repertoire. The key themes and ... Read more

    $33.98 AUD

  • Don Camillo Stories of Giovannino Guareschi

    A Humorist Potrays the Sacred

    by Alan R. Perry ...
    Giovannino Guareschi (1908-1968) was an Italian journalist, humorist, and cartoonist best known for his short stories based on the fictional Catholic priest Don Camillo. In this study, Alan R. Perry explores the Don Camillo stories from the perspective of Christian hermeneutics, a unique approach and the best critical key to unlocking the richness of both the author and his tales.The stories of ... Read more

    $86.89 AUD

  • Experiences in Translation

    by Umberto Eco ...
    Translated by Alastair McEwen ...
    series Emilio Goggio Publications Series
    In this book Umberto Eco argues that translation is not about comparing two languages, but about the interpretation of a text in two different languages, thus involving a shift between cultures. An author whose works have appeared in many languages, Eco is also the translator of Gérard de Nerval's Sylvie and Raymond Queneau's Exercices de style from French into Italian. In Experiences in ... Read more

    $36.40 AUD

  • The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    Unlock the more straightforward side of The Leopard with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa, which tells the story of the Salina family and their changing place in Sicilian society. The novel presents a sharply critical view of 19th century Sicilian society and, with the help of historical ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Italian Short Stories for Beginners: Improve Your Reading and Listening Skills, Expand Your Vocabulary and Learn Italian Language With 35 Short Stories

    WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO MASTER ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL LANGUAGES?Do you feel tired of boring and useless language learning textbooks and grammar assignments?Would you like to learn the Italian language is a simple and natural way?If you answered "Yes" to at least one of these questions, then keep reading…I assume you already know about the beauty of Italy, some pieces of culture, or at ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 2: Purgatorio

    Volume 2: Purgatorio

    The second volume of Oxford's new Divine Comedy presents the Italian text of the Purgatorio and, on facing pages, a new prose translation. Continuing the story of the poet's journey through the medieval Other World under the guidance of the Roman poet Virgil, the Purgatorio culminates in the regaining of the Garden of Eden and the reunion there with the poet's long-lost love Beatrice. This new ... Read more

    $23.75 AUD

  • I promessi sposi

    series Grandi Classici
    I promessi sposiopera completa di Alessandro Manzoni in versione integralelettura agevolata in formato ebook ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Let's Explore Italy (Most Famous Attractions in Italy)

    Italy Travel Guide

    series Children's Explore the World Books
    Italia - the land of pizza and pasta. But do you know that there's more this delightful place than all the delicious food? This picture book features the must-see places in Italy. It defines great activities that you can do and what to expect the moment you arrive. Picture books are essential in encouraging participation, which is the foundation of active and effective learning. Grab a copy today! ... Read more

    $6.59 AUD

  • The Gothic

    A Reader

    series Genre Fiction and Film Companions
    What is the Gothic?From ghosts to vampires, from ruined castles to steampunk fashion, the Gothic is a term that evokes all things strange, haunted and sinister.This volume offers a new look at the world of the Gothic, from its origins in the eighteenth century to its reemergence today. Each short essay is dedicated to a single text – a novel, a film, a comic book series, a festival – that serves ... Read more

    $52.68 AUD

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Volume 1: Inferno

    This new translation presents the Italian text of the Inferno, and, on facing pages, Robert Durling's new prose translation, which brings a new power and accuracy to the rendering of Dantes extraordinary vision of Hell, with all its terror, pathos, and sardonic humor, and its penetrating analyses of the psychology of sin and the ills that plague society. Readers will prize the directness and ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

    Volume 3: Paradiso

    Robert Durling's spirited new prose translation of the Paradiso completes his masterful rendering of the Divine Comedy. Durling's earlier translations of the Inferno and the Purgatorio garnered high praise, and with this superb version of the Paradiso readers can now traverse the entirety of Dante's epic poem of spiritual ascent with the guidance of one of the greatest living Italian-to-English ... Read more

    $46.30 AUD

  • The Arthur of the Italians

    The Arthurian Legend in Medieval Italian Literature and Culture

    series Arthurian Literature in the Middle Ages
    This is the first comprehensive book on the Arthurian legend in medieval and Renaissance Italy since Edmund Gardner’s 1930 The Arthurian Legend in Italian Literature. Arthurian material reached all levels of Italian society, from princely courts with their luxury books and frescoed palaces, to the merchant classes and even popular audiences in the piazza, which enjoyed shorter retellings in verse ... Read more

    $50.92 AUD

  • Divina Commedia

    La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • L'Amie prodigieuse d'Elena Ferrante (Fiche de lecture)

    Résumé complet et analyse détaillée de l'oeuvre

    series Fiche de lecture
    Décryptez L’Amie prodigieuse d’Elena Ferrante avec l’analyse du PetitLitteraire.fr !Que faut-il retenir de L’Amie prodigieuse, ce roman à l’auteur mystérieux ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette œuvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée.Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche :• Un résumé complet• Une présentation des personnages principaux tels qu’Elena et Lila• Une ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Engaging the Emotions in Spanish Culture and History

    Rather than being properties of the individual self, emotions are socially produced and deployed in specific cultural contexts, as this collection documents with unusual richness. All the essays show emotions to be a form of thought and knowledge, and a major component of social life—including in the nineteenth century, which attempted to relegate them to a feminine intimate sphere.The collection ... Read more

    $27.93 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Il Bramino dell'Assam

    Assam, India orientale, fine XIX secolo. Il cinquantenne Yanez De Gomera, ex capo-pirateria dei tigrotti di Mompracem, è ormai da anni lo stimato rajah dello stato indiano dell'Assam, sul quale regna con la sua consorte Surama. Yanez è anche padre del piccolo Soarez.Nel giro di pochi giorni, tre ministri del regno muoiono avvelenati: si tratta evidentemente di un attentato alla stabilità del reame ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Decadent Genealogies

    The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio

    Barbara Spackman here examines the ways in which decadent writers adopted the language of physiological illness and alteration as a figure for psychic otherness. By means of an ideological and rhetorical analysis of scientific as well as literary texts, she shows how the rhetoric of sickness provided the male decadent writer with an alibi for the occupation and appropriation of the female body. ... Read more

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  • Di mondo in mondo

    La pedagogia nella «Divina Commedia»

    Che cosa impara Dante nel suo pellegrinaggio per i tre regni dell'oltretomba? Da chi lo impara? E come lo impara? Nella convinzione che ogni forma culturale possa avere effetti educativi, intenzionali o meno e, considerato che il viaggio è metafora per eccellenza dell'apprendimento, Raffaele Mantegazza interroga la "Divina Commedia" con l'intento di estrarne l'anima pedagogica. Seguendo le tappe ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Per un’infinità di motivi

    "Scrivo per un’infinità di motivi" sono le parole di Fenoglio che ispirano questa storia. Costruita a partire da un fatto realmente accaduto - il ritrovamento nel 1968 di alcuni inediti fenogliani abbandonati in riva al fiume Tanaro - la narrazione che si sviluppa attorno a questa vicenda si svolge ad Alba e nelle Langhe, dove i due giovani protagonisti, Caterina e Francesco, si incontrano, si ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Pastorale modenese

    Boiardo, i poeti e la lotta politica

    Matteo Maria Boiardo, che noi ricordiamo soprattutto come lirico d’amore e narratore cavalleresco, ha esordito nei primi anni Sessanta del ’400 con dieci egloghe latine che intrecciano amori pastorali ed encomi cortigiani. Questo libro mostra quanto quelle poesie che sembrano puri esercizi letterari siano intrise di vita, come dietro le maschere pastorali prema l’urgenza dei temi politici e quali ... Read more

    $23.42 AUD

  • Antenati: per una storia delle letterature europee: dal Novecento al Ventunesimo secolo

    volume terzo

    by Sandro Letta ...
    C'era una volta l'Europa? Dopo il crollo del muro di Berlino e la grande crisi esplosa a partire dal 2007 il progetto di unione europea sembra vacillare. "Antenati" raccoglie la speranza di una generazione che ha creduto nell'Europa civile e libera. Una storia delle letterature europee non nazionalista, policentrica, non eurocentrica. Per chi ha creduto che l'europeismo potesse essere apertura, ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus