Storied cities : literary imaginings of Florence, Venice, and Rome (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Storied cities : literary imaginings of Florence, Venice, and Rome

Author: Michael L Ross
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, no 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The cities of Florence, Venice and Rome have each acquired a distinctive tradition of literary representation involving characteristic, recurrent motifs and symbolic signatures. Writing on each is examined here through the fiction and poetry of 19th- and 20th-century British and American authors.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ross, Michael L.
Storied cities.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)607683471
Online version:
Ross, Michael L.
Storied cities.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(OCoLC)622995806
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Ross
ISBN: 0313287171 9780313287176
OCLC Number: 27897529
Description: xiv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: A Tale of Three Cities Florence --
The Etrurian Athens Robert Browning's Dialectical City --
A Blind Worship of Clashing Deities: Romola Agonistes --
Madonnas of the Past and Future: Howells and James --
A Room with a View: A Sense of Deities Reconciled --
The Extreme South of the Lily's Flowering: Aaron's Rod --
A Great Tradition Travestied: Fidelman in Florence Venice --
This Most Improbable of Cities "The Fair Frailty": Prison and Abyss Henry James's --
Venetian Curiosity-Shop L.P. Hartley's --
Islands of Identity Glass Menageries: The Venice of Hecht and Malamud --
Rome City of the Soul Juxtaposition: Browning and Clough Pearls and Carbuncles: The Marble Faun --
A Large Capacity for Ruin: Roderick --
Hudson and The Portrait of a Lady Brief Roman Candles: Wharton, Huxley and Malamud.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world literature, no 51.
Responsibility: Michael L. Ross.
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and Henry James and Bernard Malamud on Florence, Venice, and Rome.The analysis points to Florence frequently being depicted in terms of binary oppositions, including Hebraism versus Hellenism, past  Read more...

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