The Novelist and the Archivist: Fiction and History in Alessandro Manzoni's The Betrothed

The Novelist and the Archivist: Fiction and History in Alessandro Manzoni's The Betrothed

by C. Povolo

Hardcover(2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137395986
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/03/2014
Series: Early Modern History: Society and Culture
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 131
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Claudio Povolo is a Professor in the Department of Humanistic Studies of the Università Ca' Foscari of Venice, Italy. His research is prevalently concerned with aspects of the administration of penal justice in the modern age. Among his publications are: L'intrigo dell'onore. Poteri e istituzioni nella repubblica di Venezia tra Cinque e Seicento, (1997) and Zanzanù. Il bandito del lago (1576-1617), (2011).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Manzoni and the Making of Italy; John Martin 2. From History to Fiction 3. The Journey of a Document 4. A Conflict of Wills 5. Concerning a Capitulary 6. From Invention to History 7. Afterword: Beyond any Reasonable Doubt?

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