The Resource Italy in mind : an anthology, edited and with an introduction by Alice Leccese Powers, (electronic resource)

Italy in mind : an anthology, edited and with an introduction by Alice Leccese Powers, (electronic resource)

Label
Italy in mind : an anthology
Title
Italy in mind
Title remainder
an anthology
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Alice Leccese Powers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Comprising short stories, novel excerpts, essays, journal entries, letters, and poetry. Italy in Mind captures all the contradictions of the Italian scene: enduring tradition and trendy consumerism, ravishing landscapes and urban sprawl, demonic bureaucracy and unvanquishable human warmth. Each entry is accompanied by a biography of the author, and the entire collection is preceded by a lively introduction by editor Alice Leccese Powers. The result is a work of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
810.8/03245
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS509.I73
LC item number
I83 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Powers, Alice Leccese
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  • American literature
  • English literature
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • Italy
  • Italy
Label
Italy in mind : an anthology, edited and with an introduction by Alice Leccese Powers, (electronic resource)
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http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E5021239-8205-4DF5-851C-10F849639757
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multicolored
Contents
Cassino, once thriving, is turned into a scene of unrelieved grimness / Homer Bigart -- from Profane friendship / Harold Brodkey -- December in Florence / Joseph Brodsky -- Letter to Mrs. Ogilvy / Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Up at a villa, down in the city / Robert Browning -- On Rome ; To the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird / George Gordon, Lord Bryon -- from The uncle from Rome / Joseph Caldwell -- Poems from Italy / John Ciardi -- Fountains / Eleanor Clark -- from Women of the shadows / Ann Cornelisen -- Genoa and its neighbourhood / Charles Dickens -- Erice / Lawrence Durrell -- Journals from Italy / George Eliot -- In Santa Croce with no Baedeker / E. M. Forster -- from The islands of Italy / Barbara Grizzuti Harrison -- from A farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- from A bell for Adano / John Hersey -- The art of arrangement / Paul Hofmann -- from The portrait of a lady / Henry James -- To Sorgono / D.H. Lawrence -- Vespucci Territory : 1987 / R.W.B. Lewis -- The maid's shoes / Bernard Malamud -- The loot ; Venice preserved / Mary McCarthy -- Venice ; In a bye-canal ; In a church of Padua / Herman Melville -- On Italian time / Mary Morris -- from Summer's lease / John Mortimer -- The queen of the bogs / William Murray -- from The English patient / Michael Ondaatje -- Residenza / Tim Parks -- from The stones of Venice / John Ruskin -- Stanzas written in dejection, near Naples / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- from On Persephone's Island / Mary Taylor Simeti -- For women / Kate Simon -- from the Volcano lover / Susan Sontag -- San Sano / Matthew Spender -- Defying Mrs. Tweedie / Calvin Trillin -- The buried city of Pompeii / Mark Twain -- The city today / Gore Vidal -- Roman fever / Edith Wharton -- A baroque wall-fountain in the Villa Sciarra / Richard Wilbur -- Roma I / Charles Wright
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ocn680526349
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1 online resource (401 p. )
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online
Isbn
9780307486479
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(electronic bk.)
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Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)680526349
Label
Italy in mind : an anthology, edited and with an introduction by Alice Leccese Powers, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E5021239-8205-4DF5-851C-10F849639757
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cassino, once thriving, is turned into a scene of unrelieved grimness / Homer Bigart -- from Profane friendship / Harold Brodkey -- December in Florence / Joseph Brodsky -- Letter to Mrs. Ogilvy / Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Up at a villa, down in the city / Robert Browning -- On Rome ; To the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird / George Gordon, Lord Bryon -- from The uncle from Rome / Joseph Caldwell -- Poems from Italy / John Ciardi -- Fountains / Eleanor Clark -- from Women of the shadows / Ann Cornelisen -- Genoa and its neighbourhood / Charles Dickens -- Erice / Lawrence Durrell -- Journals from Italy / George Eliot -- In Santa Croce with no Baedeker / E. M. Forster -- from The islands of Italy / Barbara Grizzuti Harrison -- from A farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- from A bell for Adano / John Hersey -- The art of arrangement / Paul Hofmann -- from The portrait of a lady / Henry James -- To Sorgono / D.H. Lawrence -- Vespucci Territory : 1987 / R.W.B. Lewis -- The maid's shoes / Bernard Malamud -- The loot ; Venice preserved / Mary McCarthy -- Venice ; In a bye-canal ; In a church of Padua / Herman Melville -- On Italian time / Mary Morris -- from Summer's lease / John Mortimer -- The queen of the bogs / William Murray -- from The English patient / Michael Ondaatje -- Residenza / Tim Parks -- from The stones of Venice / John Ruskin -- Stanzas written in dejection, near Naples / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- from On Persephone's Island / Mary Taylor Simeti -- For women / Kate Simon -- from the Volcano lover / Susan Sontag -- San Sano / Matthew Spender -- Defying Mrs. Tweedie / Calvin Trillin -- The buried city of Pompeii / Mark Twain -- The city today / Gore Vidal -- Roman fever / Edith Wharton -- A baroque wall-fountain in the Villa Sciarra / Richard Wilbur -- Roma I / Charles Wright
Control code
ocn680526349
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (401 p. )
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307486479
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)680526349

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