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Provides annotated links to scholarly resources of particular interest to students & faculty researching at U.Va.
edited by Zygmunt G. Baranski and Rebecca J. West. New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Offering a thorough history of Italian cultural movements, political trends and literary texts over the last century and a half, this text also examines the cultural and political situation in Italy today.include about 40,000 biographies of distinguished Italians. The entries are signed by their authors and provide a rich bibliography.
The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature takes a broad view of what constitutes literature, covering historical writing, travel writing, theatre, and philosophy as well as the novel, poetry, literary dialogues, and critical theory. Providing generous coverage of canonical figures — from Dante and Petrarch to Montale and Calvino — it also contains a wealth of short entries on significant minor figures