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SORDELLO By Luciano Ancora
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Sordello da Goito (Mantova) fu uno tra i più importanti poeti trovatori dell'Italia settentrionale. Egli si ispirò nella sua attività poetica al modello provenzale, adottando la... More > lingua d'oil per i suoi versi. Durante un suo viaggio di tre mesi nell'Italia del Nord, Browning raccolse alcune notizie su questo personaggio, che poi elaborò in Inghilterra, strudiando le cronache della storia d'Italia allora presenti nel British Museum. Infine pubblicò, nel 1840, un sontuoso poema in sei libri. Il materiale di questa narrazione è stato tratto liberamente dalla letteratura saggistica di fine ottocento, e, per la gran parte, da una traduzione in prosa del poema, in lingua inglese, eseguita a cura di Annie Wall e pubblicata nel 1886 a Cambridge.< Less
Le meurtre de Mrs Killworth By Thierry SPORTOUCHE
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Élisabeth Martin est une jeune institutrice à la retraite un peu vieille France. Mais derrière cette apparence ringarde, se cache un esprit vif capable de dénouer les... More > affaires les plus inextricables. De fil en aiguille, accompagnée de ses petits protégés, Pierre, Paul et Jack, le correspondant irlandais de Pierre, elle saura élucider des morts mystérieuses dans le sud-ouest de la France, le meurtre de Mrs Killworth, une gouvernante londonienne pourtant bien inoffensive, une étrange invasion de mouches, faire face à un détournement de car par un terroriste des plus curieux... "La plume acérée de l'auteur, tour à tour "funny", fantastique voire inquiétante, mêlée à une touche British de rigueur, permet de se délecter de cet ouvrage dans le métro, le bus, sur la plage ou dans son lit. La plupart du temps écrit sur le mode de dialogues savoureux, le tout se lit très facilement et donne souvent à rire ou à sourire" (Renaud Oualid - Koid9. Troisième édition avec trois textes inédits.< Less
Forse che si forse che no [Italian] By Gabriele D'Annunzio
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: General Gabriele D'Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso, Duke of... More > Gallese OMS CMG MVM (Italian pronunciation: [ɡabriˈɛːle danˈnuntsjo]; 12 March 1863 – 1 March 1938), sometimes spelled d'Annunzio, was an Italian writer, poet, journalist, playwright and soldier during World War I. He occupied a prominent place in Italian literature from 1889 to 1910 and after that political life from 1914 to 1924. He was often referred to under the epithets Il Vate ("the Poet") or Il Profeta ("the Prophet").D'Annunzio was associated with the Decadent movement in his literary works, which interplayed closely with French Symbolism and British Aestheticism. Such works represented a turn against the naturalism of the preceding romantics and was both sensuous and mystical. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriele_D%27Annunzio< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 6 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22... More > January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty".Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled widely across Europe, especially in Italy where he lived for seven years. Later in life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which many Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died in 1824 at the young age of 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron< Less
Micah Clarke - Tome I Les recrues de Monmouth [French] By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May... More > 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.Doyle is often referred to as "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or simply "Conan Doyle" (implying that Conan is part of a compound surname, as opposed to his given middle name). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 13 Comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22... More > January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty".Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled widely across Europe, especially in Italy where he lived for seven years. Later in life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which many Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died in 1824 at the young age of 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 10 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22... More > January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty".Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled widely across Europe, especially in Italy where he lived for seven years. Later in life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which many Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died in 1824 at the young age of 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron< Less
Gansemutterchens Marchen [German] By Charles Perrault
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré... More > (/dɔːˈreɪ/; French: [ɡys.tav dɔ.ʁe]; 6 January 1832 – 23 January 1883) was a French artist, printmaker, illustrator and sculptor. Doré worked primarily with wood engraving.Doré was born in Strasbourg on 6 January 1832. By age five, he was a prodigy troublemaker, playing pranks that were mature beyond his years. Seven years later, he began carving in cement. At the age of fifteen Doré began his career working as a caricaturist for the French paper Le Journal pour rire, and subsequently went on to win commissions to depict scenes from books by Rabelais, Balzac, Milton and Dante.In 1853, Doré was asked to illustrate the works of Lord Byron. This commission was followed by additional work for British publishers, including a new illustrated Bible. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Dor%C3%A9< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 5 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22... More > January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty".Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled widely across Europe, especially in Italy where he lived for seven years. Later in life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which many Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died in 1824 at the young age of 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron< Less
Sophonisba Tragedie tresexcellente, tant pour l'argument, que pour le poly langage et graves sentences dont elle est ornee [French] By Giovanni Giorgio Trissino
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Mellin de Saint-Gelais (or Melin de Saint-Gelays or... More > Sainct-Gelais; c. 1491 – October, 1558) was a French poet of the Renaissance and Poet Laureate of Francis I of France.He was born at Angoulême, most likely the natural son of Jean de Saint-Gelais, marquis de Montlieu, a member of the Angoumois gentry. His forename was the French-Norman malapropism of the British wizard Merlin featured in Arthurian legends. He was close to his uncle Octavien de Saint-Gelais (1466–1502), bishop of Angoulême since 1494, himself a poet who had translated the Aeneid into French.Mellin, who had studied at Bologna and Padua, had the reputation of being doctor, astrologer and musician as well as poet. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellin_de_Saint-Gelais< Less

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