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  • The Decameron

    by Giovanni Boccaccio and 2 more

    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

  • Italian Folktales

    by Italo Calvino

    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

    $16.99 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

  • The Complete Short Stories of Natalia Ginzburg

    by Natalia Ginzburg and 1 more

    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

    $39.26 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

    $81.17 AUD

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

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    by Bright Summaries

    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

    $7.99 AUD

  • Experiences in Translation

    by Umberto Eco and 1 more

    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

    $30.68 AUD

  • Il Bramino dell'Assam

    by Emilio Salgari

    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

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

    Italy Travel Guide

    by Baby Professor

    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

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Gothic

    A Reader

    by Simon Bacon

    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

    $55.10 AUD

  • Divina Commedia

    by Dante Alighieri

    La Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Decadent Genealogies

    The Rhetoric of Sickness from Baudelaire to D'Annunzio

    by Barbara Spackman

    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


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

    Résumé complet et analyse détaillée de l'oeuvre

    by Alexandra Tinois and 1 more

    Décryptez L’Amie prodigieuse d’Elena Ferrante avec l’analyse du !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

    by Luisa Elena Delgado and 2 more

    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

    $29.25 AUD

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

    Volume 2: Purgatorio

    by Robert M. Durling and 2 more

    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

    $24.85 AUD

  • Primo Levi e la chimica delle parole / Primo Levi et la chimie des mots

    by Claudio Cicotti and 2 more

    Primo Levi e la chimica delle parole è un titolo che intendeva significare il binomio tra chimica e letteratura il quale ha certamente contribuito a rendere l’opera di Levi fondamentale nel suo genere. Gli atti di questa giornata restituiscono la multiformità della riflessione sviluppatasi nella giornata leviana a Lussemburgo.Primo Levi et la chimie des mots est un ouvrage qui veut mettre en ... Read more

    $75.45 AUD

  • Il manifesto del futurismo e altri scritti

    by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

    In questa raccolta sono riportati i più importanti scritti del grande letterato futurista che all’inizio del XX secolo diedeun forte impulso al rinnovamento e al capovolgimento culturale in Italia e in Europa. Esaltando il progresso, la velocità, il futuro, la forza e la potenza, criticando i retaggi di una cultura ormai obsoleta e defunta, Marinetti stila gli elementi di base del Futurismo, ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Petrarch and Boccaccio in the First Commentaries on Dante’s Commedia

    A Literary Canon Before its Official Birth

    by Luca Fiorentini

    series Young Feltrinelli Prize in the Moral Sciences
    This text proposes a reinterpretation of the history behind the canon of the Tre Corone (Three Crowns), which consists of the three great Italian authors of the 14th century – Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio.Examining the first commentaries on Dante’s Commedia, the book argues that the elaboration of the canon of the Tre Corone does not date back to the 15th century but instead to the last quarter ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • The World Beyond Europe in the Romance Epics of Boiardo and Ariosto

    by Jo Ann Cavallo

    This study offers a sustained examination of the presentation of eastern Asia, the Middle East, and northern Africa in two of the most important chivalric epics of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Matteo Maria Boiardo’s Orlando Innamorato (1495) and Ludovico Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso (1516). Comparing the narratological strategies used to depict non-European characters in these stories, Jo ... Read more

    $116.81 AUD

  • Senilità di Italo Svevo in ebook

    by grandi Classici and 1 more

    series Grandi Classici
    Senilitàopera completa di Italo Svevo in versione integralelettura agevolata in formato ebook ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Petrarch

    A Critical Guide to the Complete Works

    by Victoria Kirkham and 1 more

    Although Francesco Petrarca (1304–74) is best known today for cementing the sonnet’s place in literary history, he was also a philosopher, historian, orator, and one of the foremost classical scholars of his age. Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works is the only comprehensive, single-volume source to which anyone—scholar, student, or general reader—can turn for information on each of ... Read more

    $50.48 AUD

  • A novela gráfica como género literário

    by Alexandra Dias

    Este ensaio propõe a novela gráfica como um género literário, tendo como eixo estruturador a obra teórica de Rodolph Töpffer, e o seu conceito de literatura em estampas, um novo género escrito através de texto e imagem. Centrado nos géneros narrativos, dará especial destaque ao romance, cuja forma proteica permite assimilar novas formas romanescas, nomeadamente a novela gráfica. No universo da ... Read more

    $78.75 AUD

  • Giuseppe Ungaretti traduttore e scrittore

    by Francesco Laurenti

    Il volume ripercorre i testi ungarettiani alla luce delle opere che il poeta tradusse lungo tutto l'arco della propria esperienza letteraria. La traduzione si rivela così strumento per arrivare a conclusioni riferite all’atto stesso della creazione poetica, esaminando le influenze che tale attività elaborativa ha sull’opera in proprio del poeta che traduce. Vengono evidenziati i reciproci rapporti ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Georgian Literature and the World Literary Process

    by Irma Ratiani

    The book deals with the reception of Georgian national literature in the context of the world literary process. It depicts the place of Georgian literature on the world literary map, starting from Middle Ages and going through the different periods including the Soviet and Post-soviet epochs. Important terms are world literature, literary canon, Georgian literary canon, and periodization. The ... Read more

    $82.71 AUD