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Author Luzzi, Joseph.

Title Romantic Europe and the ghost of Italy / Joseph Luzzi.

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  809.894 L979R    Check Shelf
Description x, 294 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-284) and index.
Contents Italy's ambivalent modernity -- Genus italicum -- Did Italian romanticism exist? -- Italy without Italians: Goethe, Staël, and Foscolo -- The death of Italy and birth of European romanticism -- Heirs of a dark wood -- Dante and autobiography in the age of Voltaire -- Alfieri's Prince, Dante, and the romantic self -- Wordsworth, Dante, and British romantic identity -- Corpus italicum -- Italy as woman and wound, Dante to Leopardi -- The body of Parini -- Italy's broken heart.
Subject Italian literature -- History and criticism.
Comparative literature -- Italian and European.
Comparative literature -- European and Italian.
European literature -- 18th century -- Italian influences.
European literature -- 19th century -- Italian influences.
Italy -- Civilization.
ISBN 0300123558 cloth alkaline paper
9780300123555 cloth alkaline paper
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