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A summer in Italy.

Author: Seán O'Faoláin
Publisher: New York, Devin-Adair, 1950.
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O'Faoláin, Seán, 1900-1991.
Summer in Italy.
New York, Devin-Adair, 1950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seán O'Faoláin
OCLC Number: 405560
Description: 248 p. illus. 22 cm.
Contents: Entry --
Turin --
Santa Christina and a bookstall --
Venus and the virgin --
Italian miracles --
Eleonora Mavourneen --
Eden's apple --
The Riviera --
Genoa one --
Genoa two --
Nepenthe --
Dan O'Connell --
San Rocco --
Mazzini --
Quarto dei mille --
Nervi --
Sori --
Behind the Riviera --
Camogli --
Black magic --
San Fruttuoso --
To Spezia --
Rebecca --
Florence --
The quattrocento sun --
Cities are not museums --
Past and present --
"That horrible tower of Giotto" --
Florentine humor --
The Piazza della Republica --
Dante and Joyce --
Siena --
The Palio --
A wine-fair --
Rome --
My map of Rome --
Ghosts --
The 'real' Rome --
Death and resurrection --
Santa Maria del Popolo --
A mesmeric city --
The Carcer Mamertinus --
Where is Saint Peter? --
The evidence --
The excavations --
Much too much past --
My friend Cipolla --
Venice --
On going Corvo --
Venetian water --
Dissolving antinomies --
Mornings in Venice --
The gondola --
A lavish city --
Torcello --
The first Venice --
Santa Maria Assunta --
Night on the lagoons --
Talk of the devil --
Verona --
A small-scale Florence --
Art and reality --
Fair-day --
Is the bridge down? --
Art and the populace --


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