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Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies




ISBN 9781579583903
Published December 26, 2006 by Routledge
1504 Pages

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Book Description

The Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies is a two-volume reference book containing some 600 entries on all aspects of Italian literary culture. It includes analytical essays on authors and works, from the most important figures of Italian literature to little known authors and works that are influential to the field. The Encyclopedia is distinguished by substantial articles on critics, themes, genres, schools, historical surveys, and other topics related to the overall subject of Italian literary studies. The Encyclopedia also includes writers and subjects of contemporary interest, such as those relating to journalism, film, media, children's literature, food and vernacular literatures. Entries consist of an essay on the topic and a bibliographic portion listing works for further reading, and, in the case of entries on individuals, a brief biographical paragraph and list of works by the person. It will be useful to people without specialized knowledge of Italian literature as well as to scholars.

Table of Contents

Sample Contents (A–B): Academies; Adone, L’ (Adonis); Aesthetics; Aganoor Pompilj, Vittoria; Alberti, Leon Battista; Alciato, Andrea; Alcyone (Halcyon); Aleardi, Aleardo; Aleramo, Sibilla; Alfieri, Vittorio; Algarotti, Francesco; Allegria di naufragi [The Cheerfulness of Survivors]; Alvaro, Corrado; Amelio, Gianni; Aminta; Ammaniti, Niccolò; Andreini Canali, Isabella; Andreini, Giovan Battista; Angela da Foligno; Angiolieri, Cecco; Anglo-American Influences; Animation ; Anthropology, Literature of; Antonioni, Michelangelo; Arbasino, Alberto; Arcadia; Arcadia, An Overview; Archibugi, Francesca; Architecture, Literature of; Aretino, Pietro; Ariosto, Ludovico; Arpino, Giovanni; Art Criticism; Artist-Writers; Artusi, Pellegrino; Asolani; Autobiografia (Autobiography); Autobiography; Avventura, L’; Avventure di Pinocchio, Le (The Adventures of Pinocchio); Bacchelli, Riccardo; Balestrini, Nanni; Bandello, Matteo; Banti, Anna; Barbaro, Ermolao (The Younger); Baretti, Giuseppe Marc'Anthony; Baricco, Alessandro; Baroque and Mannerism; Bartoli, Daniello; Basile, Giambattista; Bassani, Giorgio; Battiferra degli Ammannati, Laura; Beccaria, Cesare; Belcari, Feo; Belgioioso, Cristina di (Alberica Trivulzio); Bell'Antonio, Il; Bellezza, Dario; Belli, Giuseppe Gioachino; Bellocchio, Marco; Bellonci Villavecchia, Maria; Bembo, Pietro; Bene, Carmelo; Benedetta (Cappa Marinetti); Benelli, Sem; Beni, Paolo; Benigni, Roberto; Benni, Stefano; Berchet, Giovanni; Berlinguer, Giuliana; Bernari, Carlo; Berni, Francesco; Bernini, Gian Lorenzo; Berto, Giuseppe; Bertolazzi, Carlo; Bertolucci, Attilio; Bertolucci, Bernardo; Bestiaries; Betocchi, Carlo; Betti, Ugo; Bettinelli, Saverio; Bevilacqua, Alberto; Biamonti, Francesco; Bianchini, Angela; Bianciardi, Luciano; Bibbiena, Il (Bernardo Dovizi); Bigiaretti, Libero; Bigongiari, Piero; Bilenchi, Romano; Bilora; Biography; Biondo, Flavio; Blasetti, Alessandro; Boccaccio, Giovanni; Boccalini, Traiano; Boiardo, Matteo Maria; Boine, Giovanni; Boito, Arrigo; Boito, Camillo; Bologna; Bolognini, Mauro; Bompiani, Ginevra; Bonaviri, Giuseppe; Bontempelli, Massimo; Bonvesin de la Riva; Borgese, Giuseppe Antonio; Borghini, Vincenzo Maria; Bracciolini, Poggio; Bracco, Roberto; Brancati, Vitaliano; Bruni, Leonardo; Bruno, Giordano; Brusati, Franco; Bufalino, Gesualdo; Buonarroti, Michelangelo; Burchiello, Il (Domenico di Giovanni); Busi, Aldo; Buzzati, Dino

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'By any standard this is an impressive encyclopedia...a "must-have work" of scholarship for the next generations. Any library catering for Italian studies will need this excellent work.' - Reference Reviews