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The Historical Novel In Nineteenth Century Europe

Author: Brian Hamnett
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199695040
Size: 40.83 MB
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Brian Hamnett examines key historical novels by Scott, Balzac Manzoni, Dickens, Eliot, Flaubert, Fontane, Galdâos, and Tolstoy, revealing the contradictions inherent in this form of fiction and exploring the challenges writers encountered in attempting to represent a reality that linked past and present.

The New Italian Novel

Author: Zygmunt G. Barański
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802080806
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Since the late 1960's there have been many important Italian writers whose work remains unknown outside Italy. This ground-breaking book offers general critical introductions to fifteen contemporary novelists whose work is of an international calibre.

The Novelist And The Archivist

Author: C. Povolo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137395990
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In the 19th century, Alessandro Manzoni dedicated himself to writing the novel I promessi sposi that encouraged the Italian Risorgimento. This book traces how the renowned novelist was inspired by an event that occurred at the beginning of the 17th century, which he came to know about thanks to the secret collaboration of a Venetian archivist.

Landscape And Gender In Italian Opera

Author: Emanuele Senici
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521834377
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An unusual look at Italian opera in the nineteenth century.