The Venice Myth: Culture, Literature, Politics, 1800 to the Present, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Venice Myth

Culture, Literature, Politics, 1800 to the Present, 1st Edition

By David Barnes

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192 pages

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pub: 2014-12-01
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Venice holds a unique place in literary and cultural history. Barnes looks at the themes of war, occupation, resistance and fascism to see how the political background has affected the literary works that have come out of this great city. He focuses on key British and American writers, including Byron, Ruskin, Pound and Eliot.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT025030
LITERARY CRITICISM / Subjects & Themes / Politics