Fleeting Rome In Search of la Dolce Vita

ISBN-10: 0470871849

ISBN-13: 9780470871843

Edition: 2004

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Only a renaissance man could have described this glorious city in its heyday. And only Carlo Levi, writer, painter, politician and one of the last century's most celebrated talents, could depict Rome at the height of its optimism and vitality after World War II. In Fleeting Rome, the era of post war 'La Dolce Vita' is brought magnificently to life in the daily bustle of Rome's street traders, housewives and students at work and play, the colourful festivities of Ferragosto and San Giovanni, the little theatre of Pulcinella al Pincio; all vibrant sights and sounds of this ancient, yet vital city.
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/29/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: Eternal and Fleeting
Translator's Note
The People of Rome
The Solitude of Rome
The Two-Cent Coin
Sunday Stroll
The Helicopter
Apparitions in Rome
The Duty of the Comet
Elegy to the Mid-August Holidays
Hyperbolic Tourism
Killing Time
Points of View
The Power of the Poor
Brigands and Peasants
Plants and Seeds
The Steps of Rome
The Empty Cities
Girls and Trees
A Dawn in Rome
Summer Journey
The New Moon
San Lorenzo and San Paolo
A Child in Flight
After the Party
Substance and Chance
Clothes Moths
Japanese Toys
Football and Men of Letters
The Drainage Ditch and the Measles
A Boy Steals a Car Radio in the Piazza Navona
The Labyrinth
City of Brothers
Summer Dissolves in Mists
Fleeting Rome
Notes to the Text
Basic Chronology of Carlo Levi's Life
Index
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