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  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    By Ivo van der Graaff

    Pompeii preserves the most intact fortifications surviving since antiquity. Throughout its 600-year history the city rebuilt its defences three times and continuously invested in their maintenance and development. Each intervention was a pivotal event in the history of the city, signalling dramatic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Reading and Writing Italian Homosexuality

    A Case of Possible Difference

    By Derek Duncan

    Derek Duncan's timely study is the first book in English to examine constructions of male homosexuality in Italian literature. In admirably clear and elegant prose, Duncan analyzes texts ranging from the 1890s through the 1990s. He brings canonical authors like D'Annunzio and Pasolini together with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Theatre, Magic and Philosophy

    William Shakespeare, John Dee and the Italian Legacy

    By Gabriela Dragnea Horvath

    Analyzing Shakespeare's views on theatre and magic and John Dee's concerns with philosophy and magic in the light of the Italian version of philosophia perennis (mainly Marsilio Ficino, Pico della Mirandola and Giordano Bruno), this book offers a new perspective on the Italian-English cultural…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy

    By Alexandra Coller

    Sixteenth-century Italy witnessed the rebirth of comedy, tragedy, and tragicomedy in the pastoral mode. Traditionally, we think of comedy and tragedy as remakes of ancient models, and tragicomedy alone as the invention of the moderns. Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy suggests that…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge

  • Bolognese Instrumental Music, 1660–1710

    Spiritual Comfort, Courtly Delight, and Commercial Triumph

    By Gregory Barnett

    This book, the first of its kind, is a study of Bolognese instrumental music during the height of the city's musical activity in the late seventeenth century. The period”marked by a rapid expansion of the cappella musicale of the principal city church, San Petronio, by the founding of the Accademia…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Dominican Women and Renaissance Art

    The Convent of San Domenico of Pisa

    By Ann Roberts

    Starting from an inventory and other documents, Ann Roberts has identified some 30 works of art that originated from the convent of San Domenico of Pisa. She here examines those objects commissioned for and made by the nuns during the fifteenth century; some of the objects included have never…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, Linda R. Waugh

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Pasolini after Dante

    The 'Divine Mimesis' and the Politics of Representation

    By Emanuela Patti

    What role did Dante play in the work of Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975)? His unfinished and fragmented imitation of the Comedia, La Divina Mimesis, is only one outward sign of what was a sustained dialogue with Dante on representation begun in the early 1950s. During this period, the philologists…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Italian Perspectives

  • The Italian Academies 1525-1700

    Networks of Culture, Innovation and Dissent

    Edited by Jane E. Everson, Denis V Reidy, Lisa Sampson

    The intellectual societies known as Academies played a vital role in the development of culture, and scholarly debate throughout Italy between 1525-1700. They were fundamental in establishing the intellectual networks later defined as the ‘République des Lettres’, and in the dissemination of ideas…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Italian Perspectives

  • Thinking Italian Translation

    A course in translation method: Italian to English, 2nd Edition

    By Stella Cragie, Ian Higgins, Sándor Hervey, Patrizia Gambarotta

    Thinking Italian Translation is an indispensable course for students who want to develop their Italian to English translation skills. This new edition includes: up-to-date examples and new source texts from a variety of genres, from journalistic to technical. a brand new section on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge
    Thinking Translation

  • Colloquial Italian 2

    The Next Step in Language Learning

    By Sylvia Lymbery, Sandra Silipo

    Do you know Italian already and want to go a stage further? If you're planning a visit to Italy, need to brush up your Italian for work, or are simply doing a course, Colloquial Italian 2 is the ideal way to refresh your knowledge of the language and to extend your skills. Colloquial Italian 2 is…

    Paperback – 2015-08-05
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

  • Colloquial Italian

    The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

    By Sylvia Lymbery

    Colloquial Italian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Italian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge
    Colloquial Series

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