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Classicism and Romanticism in Italian Literature Leopardi's Discourse on Romantic Poetry

Classicism and Romanticism in Italian Literature: Leopardi's Discourse on Romantic Poetry

1st Edition

By Fabio A Camilletti
January 20, 2016

In 1816 a violent literary quarrel engulfed Bourbon Restoration Italy. On one side the Romantics wanted an opening up of Italian culture towards Europe, and on the other the Classicists favoured an inward-looking Italy. Giacomo Leopardi wrote a Discourse of an Italian on Romantic Poetry aiming to ...

Gender and Space in Rural Britain, 1840–1920

Gender and Space in Rural Britain, 1840–1920

1st Edition

Edited By Charlotte Mathieson, Gemma Goodman
January 20, 2016

The essays in this collection focus on the ways rural life was represented during the long nineteenth century. Contributors bring expertise from the fields of history, geography and literature to present an interdisciplinary study of the interplay between rural space and gender during a time of ...

Rome, Postmodern Narratives of a Cityscape

Rome, Postmodern Narratives of a Cityscape

1st Edition

By Dom Holdaway
January 20, 2016

Until the mid-twentieth century the Western imagination seemed intent on viewing Rome purely in terms of its classical past or as a stop on the Grand Tour. This collection of essays looks at Rome from a postmodern perspective, including analysis of the city's 'unmappability', its fragmented ...

Picturing Women's Health

Picturing Women's Health

1st Edition

By Ji Won Chung
July 22, 2015

The essays in this collection examine women in diverse roles; mother, socialite, prostitute, celebrity, medical practitioner and patient. The wide range of commentators allows a diverse picture of women’s health in this period....

Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europe

1st Edition

By David Beck
July 21, 2015

Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with ‘knowledge’ being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge....

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