Italian Literature Products

  • 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 – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • 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

  • Journeys Exposed

    Women’s Writing, Photography, and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Giorgia Alù

    Journeys Exposed: Women’s Writing, Photography and Mobility examines contemporary literature written by women that are all related to Italy in different ways. It argues that photography provides women with a means to expose aspects of their nomadic self and of others’ mobile lives within and beyond…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Early Avant-Garde in Twentieth-Century Literature and Art

    1st Edition

    By Willard Bohn

    This book focuses on avant-garde literature and art in Europe and America during the first quarter of the twentieth century. It examines five movements that shaped our response to the demands of the modern age and contributed to the creation of a modern sensibility: Cubism, Futurism, the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • European Literary History

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maarten De Pourcq, Sophie Levie

    This clear and engaging book offers readers an introduction to European Literary History from antiquity through to the present day. Each chapter discusses a short extract from a literary text, whilst including a close reading and a longer essay examining other key texts of the period and their…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • Translating Culture Specific References on Television

    The Case of Dubbing, 1st Edition

    By Irene Ranzato

    Translating Culture Specific References on Television provides a model for investigating the problems posed by culture specific references in translation, drawing on case studies that explore the translational norms of contemporary Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a distinctive…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Shakespeare, Caravaggio, and the Indistinct Regard

    1st Edition

    By Rocco Coronato

    This volume presents a contrastive study of the overlapping careers of Shakespeare and Caravaggio through the comparison of their strikingly similar conventional belief in symbol and the centrality of the subject, only to gradually open it up in an exaltation of multiplicity and the "indistinct…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

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