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Il canto delle manére
Author: Mauro Corona
Publisher: Edizioni Mondadori
ISBN: 8804590718
Pages: 411
Year: 2009
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Zanoni
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Year: 1865
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L'Italia che scrive
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Year: 1947
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The Last Dragon
Author: Silvana De Mari
Publisher: Paw Prints
ISBN: 1442035536
Pages: 361
Year: 2009-07-10
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Struggling to survive in a postapocalyptic world after his village is destroyed, Yorsh, the earth's last elf, must embark on a perilous quest to decipher a powerful prophecy and find the last dragon, who holds the key to saving the world from the Dark Age that has begun. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.
Dropsie Avenue
Author: Will Eisner
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393328112
Pages: 192
Year: 2006
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Portrays the metamorphosis of a South Bronx neighborhood as it undergoes a transformation from a rural to an urban environment, and experiences waves of new immigrants moving into and out of the area, from colonial times to the present. Reprint.

Second-class Citizen
Author: Buchi Emecheta
Publisher: Heinemann
ISBN: 0435909916
Pages: 186
Year: 1994
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"Adah, a woman from the Ibo tribe, moves to England to live with her Nigerian student husband. She soon discovers that life for a young Nigerian woman living in London in the 1960s is grim. Rejected by British society and thwarted by her husband, who expects her to be subservient to him, she is forced to face up to life as a second-class citizen." -- back cover.
On the Art of the Theatre
Author: Edward Gordon Craig
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Pages: 295
Year: 1912
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Resurrection
Author: graf Leo Tolstoy
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Pages: 475
Year: 1911
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Voices of Italian America
Author: Martino Marazzi
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ISBN: 082323973X
Pages: 343
Year: 2011-10-01
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Voices of Italian America presents the first authoritative study and anthology of the largely Italian-language literature written and published in the U.S. from the heydays of the Great Migration (1880-1920) to the almost definitive demise of the cultural world of the first generation soon before and after WWII. The volume resurrects the neglected and even forgotten territory of a nation-wide "Little Italy" where people wrote, talked, read, and consumed the various forms of entertainment mostly in their native Italian language, in a complex interplay with native dialects and surrounding American English. In the anthological sections we read, among others, excerpts from the ethnically-tinged thrillers by Tuscan-born first-comer Bernardino Ciambelli, as well as the first short-stories by Italian American women, set in the Gilded Age. The fiction of political activists such as Carlo Tresca coexists with the hard-boiled autobiography of Italian American cop Mike Fiaschetti, fighting against the Mafia. Voices presents new material by English-speaking classics such as Pietro di Donato and John Fante, and a selection of poetry by a great bilingual voice, the champion of the masses and IWW poet Arturo Giovannitti, and by a lesser-known, self-taught, satyrical versifier, Riccardo Cordiferro/Ironheart. Controversial documents on the difficult interracial relations between Italian- and African Americans live side by side with the first poignant chronicles from Ellis Island. The goal of this study is to shed light on the "fabrication" of a new culture of immigrant origins pliable, dynamic, constantly shifting and transforming itself and to do that focusing on stories, genres, rhythms, the"human touch" contributed by literature in its wider sense. Ultimately, through a rich sample of significant texts covering various aspects of the immigrant experience, Voices offers the reader a literary history of Italian American culture. It lets American readers be acquainted with a history very ideologically and artistically diverse, issued from a collective experience full, at the same time, with tragedy and fun. Such a literature is an eye-opening testimony of what happens to a culture when it migrates, and of how, in what form, both linguistically and rhetorically, it expresses itself, in the long and often unnoticed way toward assimilation.
Leonardo Da Vinci
Author: Leonardo (da Vinci)
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Year: 1883
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The Sea Voyage Narrative
Author: Robert Foulke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135366365
Pages: 272
Year: 2013-10-11
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From The Odyssey to Moby Dick to The Old Man and the Sea, the long tradition of sea voyage narratives is comprehensively explained here supported by discussions of key texts.
The Wedding Girl
Author: Madeleine Wickham
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 142998385X
Pages: 336
Year: 2009-06-23
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At the age of eighteen, in that first golden Oxford summer, Milly was up for anything. Rupert and his American lover, Allan, were an important part of her new, exciting life, so when Rupert suggested to her that she and Allan should get married to keep Allan in the country, Milly didn't hesitate. Ten years later, Milly is a very different person and engaged to Simon—who is wealthy, serious, and believes her to be perfect. Milly's secret history is locked away so securely she has almost persuaded herself that it doesn't exist—until, only four days before her elaborate wedding. To have and to hold takes on a whole new meaning when one bride's past catches up with her and bring the present crashing down. With her trademark style of keen insight, and razor sharp wit, Madeleine Wickham introduces her fanatical fan-base, plus a host of new readers to a fresh and irresistible heroine in The Wedding Girl.
Experience Pipeline
Author: Quinn Haber
Publisher: Casagrande Press LLC
ISBN: 0976951630
Pages: 169
Year: 2008
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The reader is placed at the Pipe Masters surfing contest in Oahu, Hawaii, where the story progresses based on the results of a coin-flip at the bottom of each page.
Memory and the Mediterranean
Author: Fernand Braudel
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773361
Pages: 400
Year: 2011-02-09
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A grand sweep of history by the late Fernand Braudel–one of the twentieth century’s most influential historians–Memory and the Mediterranean chronicles the Mediterranean’s immeasurably rich past during the foundational period from prehistory to classical antiquity, illuminating nothing less than the bedrock of our civilization and the very origins of Western culture. Essential for historians, yet written explicitly for the general reader, this magnificent account of the ebb and flow of cultures shaped by the Mediterranean takes us from the great sea’s geologic beginnings through the ancient civilizations that flourished along its shores. Moving with ease from Mesopotamia and Egypt to the flowering of Crete and the early Aegean peoples, and culminating in the prodigious achievements of ancient Greece and Rome, Braudel conveys in absorbing detail the geography and climate of the region over the course of millennia while brilliantly explaining the larger forces that gave rise to agriculture, writing, sea travel, trade, and, ultimately, the emergence of empires. Impressive in scope and gracefully written, Memory and the Mediterranean is an endlessly enriching work of history by a legend in the field. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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