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Tuscany In Mind

An Anthology

€ 18.95

Exploring the seductive splendors of the Italian region of Tuscany, a compilation of travel essays, poetry, letters, memoirs, and fiction excerpts reflects the work of Charles Dickens, Frances Mayes, Mark Twain, Eric Jong, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, Penelope Fitzgerald, and other notable writers. Original. 17,500 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction xix
KINTA BEEVOR 3(10)
Excerpt from A Tuscan Childhood
Aulla, The Tuscan kitchen and market
JAMES BOSWELL 13(9)
Excerpt from Boswell on the Grand Tour
Florence and Siena, The women of Florence and Siena
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING 22(6)
`Bianca Among the Nightingales`
Italian nationalism
ROBERT BROWNING 28(11)
`Old Pictures in Florence`
Florence, Art
GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON 39(2)
`Stanzas Written on the Road Between Florence and Pisa`
Florence and Pisa, Reflections on youth
BRUCE CHATWIN 41(5)
Excerpt from Anatomy of Restlessness
Arno Valley, Writing in Tuscany
ANN CORNELISEN 46(9)
Excerpt from Any Four Women Could Rob the Bank of Italy
San Felice, The Tuscan character
CHARLES DICKENS 55(14)
Excerpt from Pictures from Italy
Spezia, Pisa, and Siena, Nineteenth-century travel
SARAH DUNANT 69(11)
Excerpt from The Birth of Venus
Florence, Patron of the arts
LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI 80(3)
`Canti Toscani`
Volterra, Lucca, Pisa, and Florence, Impressions of Tuscany
PENELOPE FITZGERALD 83(10)
Excerpt from Innocence
The countryside outside of Florence, The villa
E.M. FORSTER 93(15)
Excerpt from Where Angels Fear to Tread
Monteriano modeled on San Gimignano, Victorians in Italy
LAURA FRASER 108(12)
Excerpt from An Italian Affair
Florence, Heartbreak in Tuscany
PAUL GERVAIS 120(11)
Excerpt from A Garden in Lucca
Lucca, The garden and the trattoria
BARBARA GRIZZUTI HARRISON 131(7)
Excerpt from Italian Days
San Gimignano, The religious and the secular
ROBERT HELLENGA 138(8)
Excerpt from The Sixteen Pleasures
Florence, Art restoration
WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS 146(16)
Excerpt from Indian Summer
Florence, Carnival
HENRY JAMES 162(11)
Excerpt from Confidence
Siena, Love and art
ERICA JONG 173(3)
`Ritratto`
Florence, Italian men
D.H. LAWRENCE 176(18)
Excerpt from Etruscan Places
Volterra, Etruscan ruins
DAVID LEAVITT AND MARK MITCHELL 194(11)
Excerpt from In Maremma
Maremma, Italian bureaucracy
ROBERT LOWELL 205(3)
`Florence`
Florence, Dedicated to Mary McCarthy
FRANCES MAYES 208(6)
Excerpt from Under the Tuscan Sun
Cortona, Buying a house in Tuscany
MARY MCCARTHY 214(10)
Excerpt from The Stones of Florence
Florence, Summer in Florence
H.V. MORTON 224(16)
Excerpt from A Traveller in Italy
Monterchi, Sansepolcro, Anghiari, Poppi, and Rassina, Exploring the hill towns
ERIC NEWBY 240(9)
Excerpt from A Small Place in Italy
Fosdinovo, Easter
IRIS ORIGO 249(16)
Excerpt from Images and Shadows
Val d`Orcia, Farming
JOHN ORMOND 265(5)
`Tuscan Cypresses`
ELIZABETH ROMER 270(6)
Excerpt from The Tuscan Year
The border between Tuscany and Umbria, A wedding
JOHN RUSKIN 276(13)
Excerpt from Mornings in Florence
Florence, Giotto
MARY SHELLEY 289(6)
Excerpt from Travel Writing
Florence, Observations on government and the economy
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY 295(10)
Excerpt from The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Florence, `Paradise of Exiles`
KATE SIMON 305(13)
Excerpt from Italy: The Places in Between
Lucca, A walking tour
TOBIAS SMOLLETT 318(20)
Excerpt from Travels through France and Italy
Pisa, Florence, and Siena, Eighteenth-century tourism
MATTHEW SPENDER 338(8)
Excerpt from Within Tuscany
Florence and Siena, Childbirth and childrearing
STEPHEN SPENDER 346(2)
`Grandparents`
Florence, On becoming a grandparent in Florence
MARK TWAIN 348(9)
Excerpt from The Innocents Abroad
Florence and Pisa, Nineteenth-century tourism
EDITH WHARTON 357
Excerpt from The Custom of the Country
The countryside outside of Siena, Newlyweds in Tuscany
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Paperback / softback
371 pagina's
Januari 2005
295 gram
210 x 133 x 32 mm
Vintage Books gb

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