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The improvisatore : a novel of Italy

Author: H C Andersen; Frank Hugus
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875.
Improvisatore.
Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017056772
(OCoLC)1007304117
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H C Andersen; Frank Hugus
ISBN: 9781452956732 1452956731
OCLC Number: 1053888304
Notes: Translated from the Danish.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 344 pages)
Contents: Intro; Contents; Introduction; The Improvisatore; Part I; I; My Earliest Surroundings; II; The Visit to the Catacombs · I Become a Choirboy · The Pretty Little Angel · The Improvisatore; III; The Flower Festival in Genzano; IV; Uncle Peppo · A Night in the Colosseum · My Departure; V; The Campagna; VI; My Visit to Palazzo Borghese · The Story of My Childhood Ends; VII; Life at School · Habbas Dahdah · La divina commedia · The Senator's Nephew; VIII; A Pleasant and an Unpleasant Encounter · The Little Abbess · The Old Jew; IX; The Jewish Girl; X One Year Later · The Roman Carnival · The SopranoXI; Bernardo as Deus ex Machina · La prova di un opera seria · My First Improvisation · The Last Day of Carnival; XII; Lent · Allegri's Miserere in the Sistine Chapel · A Visit to Bernardo · Annunziata; XIII; The Picture Gallery · A More Accurate Explanation · The Easter Celebration · The Turning Point of My Fate; XIV; The Farmers of Rocca del Papa · The Den of Thieves  · The Goddess of My Fate; Part II; I The Pontine Marshes · Terracina · An Old Acquaintance · The Birthplace of Fra Diavolo · The Orange Garden near Mola di Gaeta · The Neapolitan Signora · NaplesII; Pain and Consolation · A Closer Acquaintanceship with the Signora · The Professor · The Letter · Did I Misunderstand Her?; III; A Walk through Herculaneum and Pompeii · An Evening on Vesuvius; IV; An Unexpected Encounter · My Performance at Teatro San Carlo; V; Santa · The Eruption · Old Relationships; VI; The Journey to Paestum · The Greek Temples · The Blind Girl; VII; The Adventure in Amalfi · The Blue Grotto in Capri; VIII The Trip HomeIX; My Education · The Little Abbess; X; Old Domenica · The Discovery · An Evening in Nepi · Terni · The Seafarer's Song · Venice; XI; The Storm · A Soiree at the Home of My Banker · The Podesta's Niece; XII; The Soprano; XIII; Poggio · Annunziata · Maria; XIV; Verona's Distinctive Features · The Cathedral of Milan · A Meeting at Napoleon's Triumphal Arch · Dream and Reality · The Blue Grotto
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Other Titles: Improvisatoren.
Responsibility: Hans Christian Andersen ; translated by Frank Hugus.

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