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The ancient shore : dispatches from Naples

Autor: Shirley Hazzard; Francis Steegmuller
Editora: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
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Born in Australia, Shirley Hazzard first moved to Naples as a young woman in the 1950s to take up a job with the United Nations. It was the beginning of a long love affair. Battered by World War II, Naples would remain for decades one of the most violent and impoverished places in Italy, but in its passion, vivacity, and beauty, the city still justified the loving words written about it by Goethe, Byron, and others  Ler mais...
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Tipo de Material: Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Shirley Hazzard; Francis Steegmuller
ISBN: 9780226322018 0226322017
Número OCLC: 220421852
Descrição: 129 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Conteúdos: Pilgrimage --
A scene of ancient fame --
In the shadow of Vesuvius --
City of secrets and surprises --
Naples redux : an ancient city arrayed for the G-7 --
The incident at Naples --
Coda: Pondering Italy.
Outros Títulos: Incident at Naples.
Responsabilidade: Shirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller.
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Born in Australia, Shirley Hazzard first moved to Naples as a young woman in the 1950s to take up a job with the United Nations. This work collects the best of Hazzard's writings on Naples.  Ler mais...

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