Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies

Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies

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The Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies is a two-volume reference book containing some 600 entries on all aspects of Italian literary culture. It includes analytical essays on authors and works, from the most important figures of Italian literature to little known authors and works that are influential to the field. The Encyclopedia is distinguished by substantial articles on critics, themes, genres, schools, historical surveys, and other topics related to the overall subject of Italian literary studies. The Encyclopedia also includes writers and subjects of contemporary interest, such as those relating to journalism, film, media, children's literature, food and vernacular literatures. Entries consist of an essay on the topic and a bibliographic portion listing works for further reading, and, in the case of entries on individuals, a brief biographical paragraph and list of works by the person. It will be useful to people without specialized knowledge of Italian literature as well as to scholars.... writing and various forms of manual labor, including working for car manufacturer Fiat, as a bricklayer, and as a truck driver. ... Although he is not a religious man, since 1994 he has shared his reading experience by translating several books of the ... Aceto, arco- baleno (Vinegar, Rainbow, 1992), a collection of short stories, also draws upon De Lucaa#39;s political past. ... mother figure, as in the poem that opens the collection of short stories // contrario di uno ( The Opposite of One, 2003), anbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies
Author:Gaetana Marrone, Paolo Puppa
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-12-26


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