all ebooks in category: Italian Literary Criticism (5)

The Ferrante Letters: An Experiment in Collective Criticism
English | January 7, 2020 | ISBN: 0231194560, 0231194579 | EPUB | 288 pages | 1 MB

Like few other works of contemporary literature, Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels found an audience of passionate and engaged readers around the world. Inspired by Ferrante’s …

An Introduction to Antonio Gramsci: His Life, Thought and Legacy
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1472572777 | 272 Pages | PDF | 4.6 MB

This is a concise introduction to the life and work of the Italian militant and political thinker, Antonio Gramsci. As head of the Italian Communist …

Siena: City of Secrets
English | ISBN: 022620782X | 2015 | 256 pages | PDF | 23 MB

Jane Tylus's Siena is a compelling and intimate portrait of this most secretive of cities, often overlooked by travelers to Italy. Cultural history and intellectual …

Five Moral Pieces
English | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Embracing the web of multiculturalism that has become a fact of contemporary life from New York to New Delhi, Eco argues that we are more …

Boccaccio’s Corpus: Allegory, Ethics, and Vernacularity
2018 | ISBN: 0268104492 | English | 400 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

In Boccaccio’s Corpus, James C. Kriesel explores how medieval ideas about the body and gender inspired Boccaccio’s vernacular and Latin writings. Scholars have observed that …