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International journal of Italian Studies based at Stony Brook University, NY. The journal is intended as a meeting-place where scholars, critics, and teachers can present their views on the literature, language, and culture of Italy and other countries in relation to Italy.
Publisher: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Romance Languages and Literature
Promotes the study of Italian literature in its cultural context, fosters scholarly excellence, and publishes select topics of interest to a large number of Italianists.
Up-to-date coverage of today's language Offers over 40,000 entries and 70,000 translations Easy-to-use format Contains commonly used phrases and idioms Main irregular verb forms given Includes most common abbreviations, acronyms, and geographic names Pronunciations for English and Italian shown in the International Phonetic Alphabet
Embracing the whole of Italian literature, from the early thirteenth century to the present, this work takes a broad view of what constitutes literature, covering historical writing, travel writing, theatre, and philosophy as well as the novel, poetry, literary dialogues, and critical theory.
Within the vast literature of the Renaissance, this is the one indispensable book: for the student who wants a guide to the complicated maze of Italian Renaissance political history; the scholar who needs a convenient, unified reference source; the art lover who wants to check facts and discover the background to the masterpieces of painting and sculpture; the traveler in Italy who wants to understand the great works of art and architecture in their context; and also the general reader who wants to find out more about this fascinating and important historical and cultural epoch.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
This is the first comprehensive study of the remarkably rich tradition of women's writing that flourished in Italy between the fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Investigates narrative, autobiography, and poetry by Italian women writers from the nineteenth century to today, focusing on topics of spatial and cultural boundaries, border identities, and expressions of excluded identities.