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McLaughlin, M. L. (Martin L.)

Overview
Works: 40 works in 168 publications in 2 languages and 5,050 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Records and correspondence  Conference proceedings  Short stories  Diaries  Personal narratives‡vItalian  History  Essays 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor
Classifications: PQ4809.A45, 809
Publication Timeline
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Publications about M. L McLaughlin
Publications by M. L McLaughlin
Most widely held works by M. L McLaughlin
The hermit in Paris : autobiographical writings by Italo Calvino( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
The Italian author recalls his years as a teenager, during Mussolini's rule, the liberation, and the Cold War; his life in Paris and New York; and his travels through the United States in 1959 and 1960
The path to the nest of spiders by Italo Calvino( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Pin, a young cobbler's apprentice in a town on the Ligurian coast during World War II, becomes involved with a band of partisans after a mishap with a Nazi soldier
Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
"In Italo Calvino's cosmicomics, primordial beings cavort on the nearby surface of the moon, play marbles with atoms, and bear ecstatic witness to Earth's first dawn. Exploring natural phenomena and the origins of the universe, these beloved tales relate complex scientific concepts to our common sensory, emotional, human world."--Publisher's description
Collection of sand : essays by Italo Calvino( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Talo Calvino?s unbounded curiosity and masterly imagination are displayed in peak form in Collection of Sand, the last of his works published during his lifetime. Here he applies his graceful intellect to the delights of the visual world, in essays on subjects ranging from cuneiform and antique maps to Mexican temples and Japanese gardens. Never before translated into English, Collection of Sand is an incisive and often surprising meditation on observation and knowledge, the difference between the world as we perceive it and the world as it is
Literary imitation in the Italian Renaissance : the theory and practice of literary imitation in Italy from Dante to Bembo by M. L McLaughlin( Book )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
The concept of imitatio - the imitation of classical and vernacular texts - was the dominant critical and creative principle in Italian Renaissance literature. Linked to modern notions of intertextuality, imitation has been much discussed recently, but this is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of Italian Renaissance ideas on imitation, covering both theory and practice, and both Latin and vernacular works
Italo Calvino : letters, 1941-1985 by Italo Calvino( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
This is the first collection in English of the extraordinary letters of one of the great writers of the twentieth century. Italy's most important postwar novelist, Italo Calvino (1923-1985) achieved worldwide fame with such books as Cosmicomics, Invisible Cities, and If on a winter's night a traveler. But he was also an influential literary critic, an important literary editor, and a masterful letter writer whose correspondents included Umberto Eco, Primo Levi, Gore Vidal, Leonardo Sciascia, Natalia Ginzburg, Michelangelo Antonioni, Pier Paolo Pasolini, and Luciano Beri
Italo Calvino by M. L McLaughlin( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Offering a study of the writings of Italo Calvino (1923-1985), this work presents interpretations of the main works, and analyzes Calvino's intertextual links with major writers of world literature (Conrad, Stevenson, Hemingway and Borges)
Turtle Island : a journey to Britain's oddest colony by S Ghione( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
A profile of Ascension Island traces its history since its 1501 discovery by the Portuguese, citing its relevance in twentieth-century warfare as well as its offerings as a unique tourist site
Petrarch in Britain : interpreters, imitators, and translators over 700 years ( Book )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Surveying Petrarch's legacy in Britain, this volume explores a number of key topics: Petrarch's analysis of the self; his dialogue with other classical and Italian authors; Petrarchism and anti-Petrarchism in Renaissance Italy; Petrarchism in England and Scotland; and his modern legacy in both Italy and Britain
Into the war by Italo Calvino( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"These three stories, set during the summer of 1940, draw on Italo Calvino's memories of his own adolescence during the Second World War, too young to be forced to fight in Mussolini's army but old enough to be conscripted into the Italian youth brigades. The callow narrator of these tales observes the mounting unease of a city girding itself for war, the looting of an occupied French town, and nighttime revels during a blackout. Appearing here in its first English translation, Into the War is one of Calvino's only works of autobiographical fiction. It offers both a glimpse of this writer's extraordinary life and a distilled dram of his wry, ingenious literary voice."--from cover, page [4]
Britain and Italy from romanticism to modernism : a festschrift for Peter Brand ( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Image, eye and art in Calvino : writing visibility ( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Biographies and autobiographies in modern Italy : a festschrift for John Woodhouse ( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and Italian and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Why read the classics? by Italo Calvino( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Classics, according to Italo Calvino, are not only works of enduring cultural value, but also something much more personal: talismans, touchstones, books through which we understand our world and ourselves. In 'Why read the classics?', Calvino shares over thirty of his classics in essays of warmth, humour, and striking insight. He ranges from Homer to Jorge Luis Borges, from the Persian folklorist Nezami to Charles Dickens. Whether tracing the links between Ovid's Metamorphoses and Alain Robbe-Grillet's objectivity, discovering the origins of science fiction in the writings of Cyrano de Bergerac, or convincing us that the Italian novelist Carlo Emilio Gadda's works are like artichokes, Calvino offers a new perspective on beloved favourites and introduces us to hidden gems
Dante in Oxford : the Paget Toynbee lectures ( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Dante the lyric and ethical poet = Dante lirico e etico by Modern Humanities Research Association( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Zygmunt G. Barariski is Serena Professor of Italian, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Murray Edwards College. Martin McLaughlin is Agnelli-Serena Professor of Italian Studies at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of Magdalen College
Italy's three crowns : reading Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio ( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Celebrated in Italy as the 'Tre Corone' (the three crowns), Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio have exerted an immense influence over western culture. This book looks at their impact on Italian culture up to the Renaissance
Sinergie narrative : cinema e letteratura nell'Italia contemporanea ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Leopardi, a Scottis quair by Giacomo Leopardi( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and Italian and held by 45 libraries worldwide
On literature by Umberto Eco( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays and addresses includes the author's musings on Ptolemy, his reflections on the experimental writings of Borges and Joyce, and confessions about his own ambitions and anxieties
 
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Mac Laughlin, Martin
MacLaughlin, M. L.
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MacLaughlin, Martin 1950-
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McLaughlin, Martin L.
McLaughlin, Martin L. 1950-
Languages
English (126)
Italian (9)
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