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  • Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261–1352

    Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art

    By Beth Williamson

    Edited by Joanna Cannon

    This was first published in 2000:  Introduced by Joanna Cannon, this volume of essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute, University of London, explores some of the ways in which art was used to express, to celebrate, and to promote the political and religious aims and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    By Ivo Van der Graaff

    The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city’s largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year history, Pompeii invested significant amounts of money, resources, and labor into re-building, maintaining, and upgrading the walls. Each intervention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Soluzioni

    A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian, 4th Edition

    By Denise De Rome

    Soluzioni: A Practical Grammar of Contemporary Italian comprises an engaging reference and practice grammar explained in clear and concise language with numerous supporting exercises. Aimed at keen students of all levels, Soluzioni offers: a complete grammar review in tabular form for easy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Concise Grammars

  • 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

  • The Beholder

    The Experience of Art in Early Modern Europe

    Edited by Thomas Frangenberg, Robert Williams

    One of the most significant developments in the study of works of art over the past generation has been a shift in focus from the works themselves to the viewer's experience of them and the relation of that experience both to the works in question and to other aspects of cultural life. The ten…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Histories of Vision

  • 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

  • Altarpieces and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni

    By Pamela M. Jones

    A social history of reception, this study focuses on sacred art and Catholicism in Rome during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The five altarpieces examined here were painted by artists who are admired today - Caravaggio, Guercino, and Guido Reni - and by the less renowned but once…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • 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
    Legenda

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