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Romano, Umberto 1906-

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Works: 31 works in 37 publications in 2 languages and 996 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Portraits  History  Illustrations  Pictorial works  Allegories  Photographs 
Classifications: PQ4315, 851.1
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The divine comedy of Dante Alighieri by Dante Alighieri ( Book )
6 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This first volume of this new Divine Comedy presents the Italian text of the Inferno and, on facing pages, a new prose translation (the first in twenty-five years). Robert Durling's translation brings a new power and accuracy to the rendering of Dante's extraordinary vision of Hell, with all its terror, pathos, and sardonic humor, and its penetrating analyses of the psychology of sin and the ills that plague society. Martinez and Durling's introduction and notes are designed with the first-time reader of the poem in mind but will be useful to others as well. The concise introduction presents essential biographical and historical background and a discussion of the form of the poem. The notes are more extensive than those in most translations currently available, and they contain much new material. In addition, sixteen short essays explore the autobiographical dimension of the poem, the problematic body analogy, the question of Christ's presence in Hell, and individual cantos that have been the subject of controversy, including those on homosexuality. There is an extensive bibliography, and the four indexes (to foreign words, passages cited, proper names in the notes, and to proper names in the text and translation) will make the volume particularly useful. Robert Turner's illustrations include detailed maps of Italy, clearly labeled diagrams of the cosmos and of the structure of Hell, and line drawings illustrating objects and places mentioned in the poem
Howard Warshaw papers by Howard Warshaw ( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two sketchbooks containing 125 ink and watercolor sketches, 52 photos, and a few pages of notes. Many of the sketches, photos, and notes concern a mural, 1960, for the library at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, and a discussion of the same mural, December 12, 1969. Also included is a catalog of a retrospective exhibition at Pasadena Art Museum, June-July, 1955
Umberto Romano papers by Umberto Romano ( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence, printed material, sketchbooks, photographs, and business material
Great men by Umberto Romano ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Milch Gallery records by Milch Gallery ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The records of Milch Gallery document the business transactions of the corporation and the professional and personal relationships of the Milch brothers with the artists they represented, as well as with the larger community of artists and art dealers between 1911 and 1980. Unfortunately, early correspondence is sparse. In a letter responding to a 1951 request for historical information, Milch replied: "Several years ago [1947] we had to give up our gallery at 108 West 57th Street, and move to smaller quarters here. Since we had no room for old records, we had to destroy most of them."
Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists by Karl E Fortess ( Recording )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Untranscribed taped interviews, 30 to 60 minutes in length, of painters, sculptors, and printmakers. The interviews were conducted and recorded by Fortess of the School of Fine and Applied Arts, Boston University, in part, under a contract with the Office of Education, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare. Fortess' Final Report on the project, June 1968, summarizes the objective was "to develop a library of taped interviews with contemporary American painters, sculptors, and graphic artists, such interviews to be concerned with questions of technical, professional and personal interest."
 
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Languages
English (27)
French (1)