Britain and Italy from Romanticism to Modernism: A Festschrift for Peter Brand

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In this volume, a team of experts in various fields considers the impact of Italian politics and culture on British life from the early nineteenth century to the first decades of the twentieth century. The essays cover a wide range of topics: politics, music, the visual arts, literature and the intellectual life, as well as the emergence of Italian as an academic discipline. Edited, with an introduction, by Martin McLaughlin, the volume includes essays by Ian Campbell, Hilary Fraser, T.G. Griffith, David Kimbell,...
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Overview

In this volume, a team of experts in various fields considers the impact of Italian politics and culture on British life from the early nineteenth century to the first decades of the twentieth century. The essays cover a wide range of topics: politics, music, the visual arts, literature and the intellectual life, as well as the emergence of Italian as an academic discipline. Edited, with an introduction, by Martin McLaughlin, the volume includes essays by Ian Campbell, Hilary Fraser, T.G. Griffith, David Kimbell, John Lindon, Denis Mack Smith, Brian Moloney and J.R. Woodhouse, as well as the last article written by the late Serena Professor of Italian at Cambridge, Uberto Limentani.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781900755306
  • Publisher: Maney Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Series: Legenda Main Series Series
  • Pages: 195
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
List of Contributors
Tabula Gratulatoria
1 Introduction: The Centrality of Dante 1
2 Britain and the Italian Risorgimento 13
3 Italian Nationalism, Welsh Liberalism, and the Welsh Translation of the Divina Commedia 32
4 The Performance of Italian Opera in Early Victorian England 85
5 Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Translation and Illustration of the Vita nuova 67
6 Ruskin, Italy, and the Past 87
7 Carlyle and Italy 107
8 Dante 'intra Tamisi ed Arno' (and Halle-am-Saalle): The Letters of Seymour Kirkup to H. C. Barlow 121
9 Svevo and Joyce: 'La novella del buon vecchio e della bella fanciulla' 143
10 Leone and Arthur Serena and the Cambridge Chair of Italian 1919-1934 154
Bibliography of Publications by Charles Peter Brand 178
Index 183
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