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I Say Goodbye By Luigi Savagnone
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The book tells the story of Anna and Lucia, two girls of Italian origin who after a happy childhood in Borneo, for an outburst decide to leave to settle in Italy. Arrived in Sicily encounter many... More > difficulties in entering into a very closed society. They manage to find a job and even with a certain help a life partner. Have the opportunity to visit some of the beauties of Sicily,as the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento and Siracusa, but also in Rome with the splendid Vatican city and other monuments and places, Florence with its famous cathedral and its museums, Pisa with its leaning tower and Venice with its gondolas, the Piazza San Marco, the Doge's Palace and its famous small islands. Everything seemed to go well. Then something happens… The moral of this story is designed to highlight the importance of education and wisdom handed down by our predecessors.< Less
AzioneTrans Manifesto By Izzo Mirella
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This is the English translation of the most popular Italian Transgender Manifesto. Mirella Izzo(Genoa, Italy, 1959) wrote the "Manifesto" trying to find a common feeling, among italian and... More > international trans Movement about Transgender Cultures. She wrote for Italians but thinking internationally. The book was conceived for an international diffusion. It's avabiable in english, now, after 8 years, in an updated version. Mirella Izzo is one of the most known transgender activist, in Italy. She has written some articles - on transgender issues - on italian newspapers and - a lot - on internet. In following years she wrote more complex books, not yet avaiable in English. The "AzioneTrans Manifesto" is her first temptation in translating in english her work. The english book translation is by Simona Continente (not these notes :)) Avaiable for free download for a month< Less
AzioneTrans Manifesto By Izzo Mirella
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This is the English translation of the most popular Italian Transgender Manifesto. Mirella Izzo(Genoa, Italy, 1959) wrote the "Manifesto" trying to find a common feeling, among italian and... More > international trans Movement about Transgender Cultures. She wrote for Italians but thinking internationally. The book was conceived for an international diffusion. It's avabiable in english, now, after 8 years, in an updated version. Mirella Izzo is one of the most known transgender activist, in Italy. She has written some articles - on transgender issues - on italian newspapers and - a lot - on internet. In following years she wrote more complex books, not yet avaiable in English. The "AzioneTrans Manifesto" is her first temptation in translating in english her work. The english book translation is by Simona Continente (not these notes :)) Avaiable for free download for a month< Less
Orlando Furioso By Gustave Doré et al.
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Orlando Furioso (The Frenzy of Orlando, more literally Mad Orlando; in Italian furioso is seldom capitalized) is an Italian epic poem by Ludovico Ariosto which has exerted a wide influence on later... More > culture. The earliest version appeared in 1516, although the poem was not published in its complete form until 1532. The poem is divided into forty-six cantos, each containing a variable number of eight-line stanzas in ottava rima (a rhyme scheme of abababcc). Ottava rima had been used in previous Italian romantic epics, including Luigi Pulci's Morgante and Boiardo's Orlando Innamorato. Ariosto's work is 38,736 lines long in total, making it one of the longest poems in European literature.< Less
The Poems of Giovanni Pascoli By Alessandro Baruffi
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Giovanni Pascoli (b. at San Mauro Romagna, December 31, 1855, d. at Barga April 6, 1912) was a classical scholar and one of the greatest European poets of his times. The work of Giovanni Pascoli is... More > considered the beginning of modern Italian poetry. Amidst the thick fog, in the rough seas and the rugged shores of a country divided by historic, cultural, and linguistic barriers, Pascoli become the lighthouse to point to, in order to find a common language and a way to unity. In appearance, he often simply spoke of “little things:” bucolic scenes, small images of nature, peasants and their everyday chores; even animals, birds, plants, and flowers with mystical names found their cozy spot under the beaming sun of Pascoli’s marvelous pen.< Less
A Cena Con Fluffy By Giovanni Tempesta
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Tempesta’s stories explore complexities that are both profound and profoundly human, for example in cultural differences between life in the USA and in Italy. Most of his stories ask the reader... More > to consider such questions as whether friendship possesses substance beyond illusion, and whether new life and new joy can emerge from surrender to aestheticized memories. Translating short stories is an arduous task but he succeeded in recreating in English, the emotional impact of his original stories in Italian. The importance of his writing lies in his capacity to generate dialogue. A reader must actively engage his texts, not to arbitrarily construct meaning, but to capture the abundance of subtlety and nuance that his work evokes. His prose (just like his poetry) does not ask to be received or decoded. Rather, it asks the reader to reflect on it and converse with it.< Less
The Way I See America By Lara L. Carese & Tullio Dell'Immagine
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A humorous look at life in America including it's customs, cultural diversity, politics, and daily life through the eyes of an Italian immigrant arriving on the East coast. Comparisons of American... More > and Italian culture with a tongue in cheek perspective.< Less
A Family of Sicilians: Stories and Poems By Salvatore Buttaci
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A beautiful memoir of Sicilian culture through the collected writings of Salvatore Amico M. Buttaci.
Quereland By max volpa
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the humorous images of max volpa dedicated to Italian culture and politics. and not only ...
My Australia By Leo Valeriano
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An enjoiable journey along the trails of new continent through the eyes of an Italian, attempting to understand the ancient culture.

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