National Library of Australia
||Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996
xxi, 701 p. : map ; 24 cm.
- Origins and Duecento / Jonathan Usher. 1. The earliest evidence. 2. Poetry. 3. Prose. 4. Dante / Lino Pertile. 5. Boccaccio / Pamela D. Stewart. 6. Petrarch / John Took. 7. Minor writers / Steven Botterill. 8. Humanism. 9. Power, patronage and literary associations. 10. Literature in the vernacular
- The Cinquecento. 11. Prose / Brian Richardson. 12. Narrative poetry / Peter Marinelli. 13. Lyric poetry / Anthony Oldcorn. 14. Theatre / Richard Andrews
- The Seicento: Poetry, Philosophy and Science / Paolo Cherchi. 15. The Baroque. 16. Lyric poetry. 17. Mock-epic poetry and satire. 18. Treatises. 19. Narrative prose. 20. Theatre. 21. Opera / David Kimbell
- The Settecento / Franco Fido. 22. The first half of the Settecento. 23. The theatre from Metastasio to Goldoni. 24. Opera / David Kimbell. 25. The Enlightenment and Parini. 26. Alfieri and pre-Romanticism. 27. The Romantic controversy. 28. Monti. 29. Foscolo. 30. Leopardi. 31. Manzoni and the novel.
- 32. Other novelists and poets of the Risorgimento. 33. Opera since 1800 / David Kimbell
- The Literature of United Italy (1870-1910). 34. Writer and society in the new Italy / Robert Dombroski. 35. Pirandello / Felicity Firth
- The Rise and Fall of Fascism (1910-45) / Robert Dombroski. 36. Poetry and the avant-garde. 37. Philosophy and literature from Croce to Gramsci. 38. The novel
- The Aftermath of the Second World War (1945-56) / John Gatt-Rutter. 39. After the Liberation. 40. Neo-realism. 41. History and the poets
- Contemporary Italy (since 1956) / Michael Caesar. 42. The late 1950s and the 1960s. 43. The 1970s. 44. The 1980s.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-673) and index.
||Italian literature -- History and criticism.
||Brand, Peter | Pertile, Lino
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