Italian Literature Products

  • Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni

    1st Edition

    By Daniela Bisello Antonucci, Paola Nastri

    Spazi Riflessivi in Passeggeri Notturni è un testo innovativo e versatile per l’insegnamento dell’italiano tramite riflessioni ed elaborazioni su questioni sociali emerse dalla lettura di Passeggeri notturni, racconti brevi di Gianrico Carofiglio. Il testo, indicato per un livello…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20 
    Routledge

  • Archaeology of the Unconscious

    Italian Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Alessandra Aloisi, Fabio Camilletti

    In reconstructing the birth and development of the notion of ‘unconscious’, historians of ideas have heavily relied on the Freudian concept of Unbewussten, retroactively projecting the psychoanalytic unconscious over a constellation of diverse cultural experiences taking place in the eighteenth and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Warwick Series in the Humanities

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Writer as Liar

    Narrative Technique in the Decameron, 1st Edition

    By Guido Almansi

    Originally published in 1975, The Writer as Liar examines the literary game of falsehood as it is portrayed in the Decameron. The book examines how Boccaccio’s collection of tales has a ‘frame’ story, its own built-in key to the art of story-telling, its internal logic of truth and falsehood, as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Imagining Arcadia in Renaissance Romance

    1st Edition

    By Marsha S. Collins

    From Theocritus’ Idylls to James Cameron’s Avatar, Arcadia remains an enduring presence in world culture and a persistent source of creative inspiration. Why does Arcadia still exercise such a powerful pull on the imagination? This book responds by arguing that in sixteenth-century Europe, a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Milton's Italy

    Anglo-Italian Literature, Travel, and Connections in Seventeenth-Century England, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Martin

    This book joins a growing trend toward transnational literary studies and revives a venerable tradition of Anglo-Italian scholarship centering on John Milton. Correcting misperceptions that have diminished the international dimensions of his life and work, it broadly surveys Milton’s Italianate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille

    1st Edition

    By Benedetto Croce

    Originally published in 1921 this volume consists of the first of Croce’s literary criticisms to be published in English and as well as a section on Shakespeare, it contains unique essays on Ariosto and Corneille which together inaugurated a new era in literary criticism. The essays are based on…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Collected Works

  • A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Dante's The Divine Comedy

    1st Edition

    By David Dean Brockman

    David Dean Brockman connects spirituality with psychoanalysis throughout this book as he looks at Dante’s early writings, his life story and his "polysemous" classical poem The Divine Comedy. Dante wanted to create a document that would educate the common man about his journey from brokenness to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Wanton Wenches and Wayward Wives

    Peasants and Illicit Sex in Early Seventeenth Century England, 1st Edition

    By G. R. Quaife

    Originally published in 1979. This highly detailed study of illicit sex amongst the peasantry of Somerset between 1601 and 1660 recreates the atmosphere of the period and questions a number of previously accepted hypotheses. Based on the depositions presented to the county and regional courts…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Sex in the Middle Ages

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1991. Covering courtship, disclosure, diversity, and public implications, the essays here discuss topics such as erotic magic, nakedness, physicians’ attitudes about sex, boy-love, saints and sex, and the politics of sodomy, as they were manifested in medieval Europe and the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Sexuality

  • Classicism

    1st Edition

    By Dominique Secretan

    First published in 1972, this book provides an overview of Classicism in literature. After an informative introduction to the term, it explores some of the periods and places in which Classicism has been prominent: the Italian Renaissance, England before and during the Restoration, Renaissance…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • A Sociological Approach to Poetry Translation

    Modern European Poet-Translators, 1st Edition

    By Jacob S. D. Blakesley

    This volume provides an in-depth comparative study of translation practices and the role of the poet-translator across different countries and in so doing, demonstrates the need for poetry translation to be extended beyond close reading and situated in context. Drawing on a corpus composed of data…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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