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New and Published Books

  1. Italo Calvino's Architecture of Lightness

    The Utopian Imagination in An Age of Urban Crisis

    By Letizia Modena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study recovers Italo Calvino's central place in a lost history of interdisciplinary thought, politics, and literary philosophy in the 1960s. Drawing on his letters, essays, critical reviews, and fiction, as well as a wide range of works--primarily urban planning and design theory and history--...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Italian Novella

    Edited by Gloria Allaire

    Series: Garland Medieval Casebooks

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Impressions of Southern Italy

    British Travel Writing from Henry Swinburne to Norman Douglas

    By Sharon Ouditt

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    Naples was conventionally the southernmost stop of the Grand Tour beyond which, it was assumed, lay violent disorder: earthquakes, malaria, bandits, inhospitable inns, few roads and appalling food. On the other hand, Southern Italy lay at the heart of Magna Graecia, whose legends were hard-wired...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Dante Chr

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Primo Levi's Narratives of Embodiment

    Containing the Human

    By Charlotte Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This innovative reading of Primo Levi’s work offers the first sustained analysis in English of his representations of bodies and embodiment. Discussion spans the range of Levi’s works — from testimony to journalism, from essays to science fiction stories — identifying and tracing multiple...

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Dante Encyclopedia

    Edited by Richard Lansing

    The Dante Encyclopedia is a comprehensive resource that presents a systematic introduction to Dante's life and works and the cultural context in which his moral and intellectual imagination took shape....

    Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Beautiful Angiola

    The Lost Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Laura Gonzenbach

    In one of the most startling literary discoveries of recent years, Jack Zipes has uncovered this neglected treasure trove of Sicilian folk and fairy tales. Like the Grimm brothers before her, Laura Gonzenbach, a talented Swiss-German born in Sicily, set out to gather up the tales told and retold...

    Published October 26th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Robber with a Witch's Head

    More Stories from the Great Treasury of Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales Collected by Laura Gonzenbach

    By Jack Zipes, Laura Gonzenbach

    The Robber with the Witch's Head presents almost fifty new stories about demons and clever maidens and princes. Bursting with life, this is a storyteller's dream, full of adventure and magic, translated by Jack Zipes....

    Published July 27th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Halcyon

    Gabriel d'Annunzio

    By Gabriel d'Annunzio

    Series: Fyfield Books

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 10th 2003 by Routledge

  10. La Cazzaria

    The Book of the Prick

    By Antonio Vignali

    Edited by Ian Frederick Moulton

    La Cazzaria is the most outspoken erotic text of the Italian Renaissance-a ribald dialogue about politics, sex, and desire. The book is remarkable for its frank discussions of sexuality and explicit homoeroticism-especially when compared to other writings of the period-and for its sophisticated...

    Published March 6th 2003 by Routledge