Italian Literature Products

  • Journeys Exposed

    Women’s Writing, Photography, and Mobility

    By Giorgia Alu

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

    Hardback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

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

    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 Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • European Literary History

    An Introduction

    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

  • Translating Culture Specific References on Television

    The Case of Dubbing

    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 Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Shakespeare, Caravaggio, and the Indistinct Regard

    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
    Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies

  • Questions of Authority

    Italian and Australian Travel Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century

    By Laura Olcelli

    Questions of Authority investigates Italian–Australian literary travel exchanges throughout the long nineteenth century. The 1800s witnessed major transformations in Australian overseas travel: it gradually evolved from a replica of the Continental Grand Tour of the British, to a more idiosyncratic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Classicism

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • A Psychoanalytic Exploration of Dante's The Divine Comedy

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30

  • Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

    Early Modern to Present

    Edited by Enza De Francisci, Chris Stamatakis

    This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Dante, Columbus and the Prophetic Tradition

    Spiritual Imperialism in the Italian Imagination

    By Mary Alexandra Watt

    Exploring the diverse factors that persuaded Christopher Columbus that he could reach the fabled "East" by sailing west, Dante, Columbus and the Prophetic Tradition considers, first, the impact of Dante’s Divine Comedy and the apocalyptic prophetic tradition that it reflects, on Columbus’s…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04

  • Milton’s Italy

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-22
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

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