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On the historical novel

Author: Alessandro Manzoni; Sandra Bermann
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflects the insights of a great craftsman and the misgivings of a profound thinker. This book brings up to the nineteenth century the long war between poetry and history, tracing the idea of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Manzoni, Alessandro, 1785-1873.
On the historical novel.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)562802029
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alessandro Manzoni; Sandra Bermann
ISBN: 0803230842 9780803230842
OCLC Number: 9575018
Notes: Translation of: Del romanzo storico.
Description: x, 134 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The formative years --
The making of an Italian Romantic --
The critical tradition --
Manzoni's early essays --
The final phase : On the historical novel --
A "classical" Romantic --
The trial of the historical novel --
I promessi sposi : a memorial to a genre --
On the historical novel today --
On the historical novel. Part one ; Part two.
Other Titles: Del romanzo storico.
Responsibility: by Alessandro Manzoni ; translated, with an introduction, by Sandra Bermann.
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