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Italy in Mind An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0679770232

ISBN-13: 9780679770237

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alice Leccese Powers

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Comprised of short stories, novel excerpts, essays, poetry journals and letters, this work will delight anyone who loves Italy or great travel writing. Pieces include Barbara Grizzuti Harrison marveling at baroque Sicilian confections, Mary McCarthy celebrating Venice's threadbare dignity, and Henry James's Isabel Archer succumbing to the treacherous antiquities of Florence.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/29/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Introduction
"Cassino, Once Thriving, Is Turned Into a Scene of Unrelieved Grimness" (Cassino)
from Profane Friendship (Venice)
"December in Florence" (Florence)
Letter to Mrs. Ogilvy (Northern Italy)
"Up at a Villa - Down in the City"
"On Rome" (Rome)
"To the Hon. Douglas Kinnaird" (Venice)
from The Uncle from Rome (Naples)
"Poems from Italy"
"Fountains" (Rome)
from Women of the Shadows (Sicily)
"Genoa and Its Neighbourhood" (Genoa)
"Erice" (Sicily)
Journals from Italy (Rome, Bologna, Padua, Venice)
"In Santa Croce with No Baedeker"
from The Islands of Italy (Sicily)
from A Farewell to Arms (The Italian Lakes)
from A Bell for Adano (Sicily)
"The Art of Arrangement"
from The Portrait of a Lady (Florence)
"To Sorgono" (Sardinia)
"Vespucci Territory: 1987" (Florence)
"The Maid's Shoes" (Rome)
"The Loot" (Venice)
"Venice Preserved" (Venice)
"Venice"
"In a Bye-Canal" (Venice)
"In a Church of Padua" (Padua)
"On Italian Time"
from Summer's Lease (Tuscany)
"The Queen of the Bogs" (Milan)
from The English Patient (Tuscany)
"Residenza" (Verona)
from The Stones of Venice (Venice)
"Stanzas Written in Dejection, Near Naples" (Naples)
from On Persephone's Island (Sicily)
"For Women"
from The Volcano Lover (Naples)
"San Sano" (Tuscany)
"Defying Mrs. Tweedie" (Sicily)
"The Buried City of Pompeii" (Naples)
"The City Today" (Venice)
"Roman Fever" (Rome)
"A Baroque Wall-Fountain in the Villa Sciarra" (Rome)
"Roma I" (Rome)