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America in modern Italian literature

MacDonald Harris

America in modern Italian literature

by MacDonald Harris

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Italian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • United States -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Donald Heiney.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ4054.A5 H4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 278 p.
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5920665M
      LC Control Number64024738
      OCLC/WorldCa343857

      An examination of the literary contributions that Italian Americans have made during the past century that will include a selection of readings from the following authors and works: Helen Barolini's The Dream Book; Mario Puzo's, The Fortunate Pilgrim; Pietro di Donato's Christ in Concrete; Vermonter Mari Tomasi's Like Lesser Gods; Jerre Mangione's Mount Allegro, Tina De Rosa's Paper Fish, and. Written with a wry humour and engaging, unique style, Manzoni's Betrothed remains a cornerstone of Italian literature. Alberto Moravia. Alberto Moravia's wide repertoire of work is a notable example of Italian fiction in the 20 th century. Many of his novels revolve around specific themes such as existentialism, detachment from society, and.

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        10 Books to Read in Italian. 1.) Buonanotte amore mio – Daniela Volonté. This was the first romance book, called un romanzo rosa, in Italian that really got me into the romance genre. It was modern, relevant, just cliche enough, and also slightly reminiscent of 50 . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.


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