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Published: 16 January 2003

692 Pages

ISBN: 9780198183327

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

Edited by Peter Hainsworth and David Robey

Oxford Companions

  • First comprehensive reference to Italian literature in English for both specialists and non-specialists
  • Covers the whole of Italian literature - from the 13th century to the present - with generous coverage of contemporary writing
  • Provides in-depth coverage of major figures from Dante and Machiavelli to Pirandello and Primo Levi
  • Includes extensive entries on less well-known writers as well as writings by Italians in dialect and in other languages, notably Latin and Provençal
  • Places writers and works in their wider social, historical, artistic, and political circumstances with a valuable range of contextual entries
  • Cross-referenced throughout, with an Introduction, a Reader's Guide, a Chronology, and Maps

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