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Life And Writings Of

Author : Giuseppe Mazzini
ISBN : OCLC:10441316
Genre : Italy
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Life And Writings Of Joseph Mazzini

Author : Mazzini Joseph
ISBN : 0530749831
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Life And Writings Of Joseph Mazzini Vol 2 Of 6

Author : Giuseppe Mazzini
ISBN : 1330881842
Genre : History
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Excerpt from Life and Writings of Joseph Mazzini, Vol. 2 of 6: In Six Volumes I have said in the first volume that when, from the year 1828 to 1832, we were fighting the battles of Romanticism against the antiquated rules of the Classical school, our real object was to combat that double tyranny - internal and external, political and religious - by which our country was dismembered and oppressed; and by attacking it upon the only ground then open to us, to further the cause of National Revolution. And such was indeed the case. Literature was for us the means, not the end. The alteration of a few words here and there would suffice to transform the writings of that period into an incessant appeal to the youth of Italy to create a country for them.selves by force of arms. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Category: History

Byron And The Rhetoric Of Italian Nationalism

Author : A. Schmidt
ISBN : 9780230107823
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Making extensive use of untranslated texts, Arnold Schmidt discusses the impact of Byron's life and works on the discourse of Italian nationalism between 1818 and 1948, his participation in Grand Tour and salon culture, and his influence on Italian Classicists and Romantics.
Category: Literary Criticism

Dante The Unorthodox

Author : James Miller
ISBN : 9780889209275
Genre : Literary Criticism
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During his lifetime, Dante was condemned as corrupt and banned from Florence on pain of death. But in 1329, eight years after his death, he was again viciously condemned—this time as a heretic and false prophet—by Friar Guido Vernani. From Vernani’s inquisitorial viewpoint, the author of the Commedia “seduced” his readers by offering them “a vessel of demonic poison” mixed with poetic fantasies designed to destroy the “healthful truth” of Catholicism. Thanks to such pious vituperations, a sulphurous fume of unorthodoxy has persistently clung to the mantle of Dante’s poetic fame. The primary critical purpose of Dante & the Unorthodox is to examine the aesthetic impulses behind the theological and political reasons for Dante’s allegory of mid-life divergence from the papally prescribed “way of salvation.” Marking the septicentennial of his exile, the book’s eighteen critical essays, three excerpts from an allegorical drama, and a portfolio of fourteen contemporary artworks address the issue of the poet’s conflicted relation to orthodoxy. By bringing the unorthodox out of the realm of “secret things,” by uncensoring them at every turn, Dante dared to oppose the censorious regime of Latin Christianity with a transgressive zeal more threatening to papal authority than the demonic hostility feared by Friar Vernani.
Category: Literary Criticism

Civilization And Democracy

Author : Carlo Cattaneo
ISBN : 9780802094452
Genre : Literary Collections
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Nineteenth-century Italy is a vast, unexplored territory in the history of modern political thought and liberal democratic theory. Apart from Mazzini, Pareto, and Mosca, the authors of this period are little read, even though their central concerns - the riddle of human liberation, progress, and liberty - are as important today as ever. This volume presents a selection of the writings of Carlo Cattaneo (1801-1869), one of the period's most important thinkers, as selected by an equally important personage of a subsequent time, the anti-Fascist intellectual Gaetano Salvemini. Cattaneo had a profound sense of the historical contingencies underlying the quest both to understand human affairs and to realize a self-governing society. Cattaneo's ideas and framework of analysis - like those of John Stuart Mill and Alexis de Tocqueville - were not shaped by a narrow intra-academic agenda but by the great social, economic, and political transformations of his time. The issues he addressed included problems of revolution, reform, and change in the passage to modernity, which extended far beyond the confines of nineteenth-century Italy. The selection of original pieces presented in this translation is preceded by an introduction by the editors, Carlo G. Lacaita and Filippo Sabetti, which guides the reader through Cattaneo's thinking and puts it in a comparative context. Ultimately, however, it is the editors' goal to let this profound Italian thinker speak for himself.
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The Total Work Of Art In European Modernism

Author : David Roberts
ISBN : 9780801461453
Genre : Art
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In this groundbreaking book David Roberts sets out to demonstrate the centrality of the total work of art to European modernism since the French Revolution. The total work of art is usually understood as the intention to reunite the arts into the one integrated whole, but it is also tied from the beginning to the desire to recover and renew the public function of art. The synthesis of the arts in the service of social and cultural regeneration was a particularly German dream, which made Wagner and Nietzsche the other center of aesthetic modernism alongside Baudelaire and Mallarmé. The history and theory of the total work of art pose a whole series of questions not only to aesthetic modernism and its utopias but also to the whole epoch from the French Revolution to the totalitarian revolutions of the twentieth century. The total work of art indicates the need to revisit key assumptions of modernism, such as the foregrounding of the autonomy and separation of the arts at the expense of the countertendencies to the reunion of the arts, and cuts across the neat equation of avant-gardism with progress and deconstructs the familiar left-right divide between revolution and reaction, the modern and the antimodern. Situated at the interface between art, religion, and politics, the total work of art invites us to rethink the relationship between art and religion and art and politics in European modernism. In a major departure from the existing literature David Roberts argues for twin lineages of the total work, a French revolutionary and a German aesthetic, which interrelate across the whole epoch of European modernism, culminating in the aesthetic and political radicalism of the avant-garde movements in response to the crisis of autonomous art and the accelerating political crisis of European societies from the 1890s forward.
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The Carlyles At Home And Abroad

Author : Rodger L. Tarr
ISBN : 9781351147460
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Carlyles at Home and Abroad explores the extensive influence of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh Carlyle in England and Scotland, Europe, and the United States. The contributors explore a wide range of topics, such as aesthetics, history, biography, literature, travel writing, feminism and race. The result is a volume that offers a fresh assessment of the couple as national and international figures. Contributors include K.J. Fielding (The Late Carlyle), Ruth apRoberts (Frederick the Great), David DeLaura (Carlyle and the Fine Arts), David R. Sorensen (Carlyle and Herzen), Owen Dudley Edwards (Carlyle and Ireland), Alain Jumeau (Carlyle and France), Marylu Hill (Carlyles Early History), Ronald Wendling (Carlyle and Coleridge), Cairns Craig (Carlyle and Symbolism), Brent Kinser (Carlyle and Mark Twain), Andrew Taylor (Carlyle and the James Family), Chris R. Vanden Bossche (Carlyle and Race), Vanessa D. Dickerson, (The Negro Question), Sheila McIntosh (Carlyle and Aristocracy), Rosemary Ashton (The Carlyles German Courtship), Ian Campbell, (Jane Welsh Carlyle and Geraldine Jewsbury), Rodger L. Tarr (Jane Welsh Carlyle and Psycho-Feminism), Aileen Christianson (Jane Welsh Carlyles Travel Narratives), Norma Clarke (Jane Welsh Carlyle and Rousseau), Kathy Chamberlain (Jane Welsh Carlyles Fiction) and Mark Engel (Collating Carlyle Editions).
Category: Literary Criticism