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Italian Journeys [electronic resource] : from Venice to Naples and beyond / William Dean Howells.

By: Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920.
Contributor(s): Stevenson, Matthew.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2011Description: 1 online resource (272 p.).ISBN: 9780857719911 (electronic bk.); 0857719912 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Italy -- Description and travel | Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 -- Travel -- Italy | Italy -- Description and travel | Travel | Travelers' writings | Voyages and travels | History | Geography | TRAVEL / Europe / ItalyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Italian Journeys.DDC classification: 914.530484 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword by Matthew Stevenson; The Road to Rome from Venice; Forza Maggiore; At Padua; A Pilgrimage to Petrarch's House at Arqu�a; A Visit to the Cimbri; Minor Travels; Stopping at Vicenza, Verona and Parma; Ducal Mantua.
Summary: When Abraham Lincoln appointed William Dean Howells Consul to Venice, the young writer embarked on a journey that would leave an indelible impression on his life and work. Howells lived in Italy for four years, from 1861, during the pivotal and tumultuous period of Italian reunification. Italian Journeys, Howell's engrossing memoir of this time, describes his adventures across the country - from Genoa, a hotbed of nationalistic fervour and the city from which Garibaldi had led the Expedition of the Thousand only a year before; to the cultural and political powerhouse of Naples, which had only.
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Foreword by Matthew Stevenson; The Road to Rome from Venice; Forza Maggiore; At Padua; A Pilgrimage to Petrarch's House at Arqu�a; A Visit to the Cimbri; Minor Travels; Stopping at Vicenza, Verona and Parma; Ducal Mantua.

When Abraham Lincoln appointed William Dean Howells Consul to Venice, the young writer embarked on a journey that would leave an indelible impression on his life and work. Howells lived in Italy for four years, from 1861, during the pivotal and tumultuous period of Italian reunification. Italian Journeys, Howell's engrossing memoir of this time, describes his adventures across the country - from Genoa, a hotbed of nationalistic fervour and the city from which Garibaldi had led the Expedition of the Thousand only a year before; to the cultural and political powerhouse of Naples, which had only.

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