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The Italian By Ann Radcliffe
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The Italian, or the Confessional of the Black Penitents (1797) is a Gothic novel written by the English author Ann Radcliffe. It is the last book Radcliffe published during her lifetime. The Italian... More > has a dark, mysterious and somber tone, and concerns the themes of love, devotion and persecution by the Holy Inquisition. It also deals with issues prevalent at the time of the French Revolution, such as religion, aristocracy and nationality. Radcliffe's renowned use of veiled imagery is considered to have reached its height of sophistication and complexity in The Italian; concealment and disguise are central motifs of the novel. In line with late 18th-century sensibility and its parallel fetishisation of the sublime and the sentimentally pastoral, the heightened emotional states of Radcliffe's characters are often reflected through the pathetic fallacy. The novel is noted for its extremely effective antagonist, Father Schedoni.< Less
The Italian Twins By Lucy Fitch Perkins
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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: Lucy Fitch Perkins (July 12, 1865 – March 18, 1937) was an... More > American illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for Dutch Twins (1911) and its sequels, the Twins series.Lucy Fitch was born on July 12, 1865 in Maples, Indiana to Appleton Howe and Elizabeth (Bennett) Fitch. Her father was a teacher who moved to Maples to co-found a barrel stave factory. Her mother was a teacher. Fitch moved with her mother to Hopkinton, Massachusetts to live with her father's patents as her father tried to recover from a financial setback from the Panic of 1873. Unhappy with the Hopkinton schools, the family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1879.Fitch graduated from high school in 1883 and moved to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the Museum of Fine Arts School. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucy_Fitch_Perkins< Less
Dorothy, and Other Italian Stories By Constance Fenimore Woolson
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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: Constance Fenimore Woolson (March 5, 1840 – January 24,... More > 1894) was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. She was a grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper, and is best known for fictions about the Great Lakes region, the American South, and American expatriates in Europe.Woolson was born in Claremont, New Hampshire, but her family soon moved to Cleveland, Ohio, after the deaths of three of her sisters from scarlet fever. Woolson was educated at the Cleveland Female Seminary and a boarding school in New York. She traveled extensively through the midwest and northeastern regions of the U.S. during her childhood and young adulthood.Woolson’s father died in 1869. The following year she began to publish fiction and essays in magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly and Harper's Magazine. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constance_Fenimore_Woolson< Less
Gioia! [Italian] By Annie Vivanti
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Rafaella [Italian] By Silvio Pellico
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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: Silvio Pellico (Saluzzo, 25 giugno 1789 – Torino, 31... More > gennaio 1854) è stato uno scrittore, poeta e patriota italiano, noto soprattutto come autore di Le mie prigioni.Nasce il 25 giugno 1789 a Saluzzo, cittadina attualmente in provincia di Cuneo, dal piemontese Onorato Pellico e dalla savoiarda Margherita Tournier. Sia Silvio che i quattro fratelli ricevono un'educazione cattolica. Uno dei suoi fratelli, Francesco, diventerà gesuita. Dopo gli studi a Pinerolo e a Torino, Silvio si reca in Francia, a Lione, per fare pratica nel settore commerciale con lo zio. Al rientro in Italia, nel 1809, si stabilisce con la famiglia a Milano; qui trova lavoro come insegnante di francese presso il collegio militare. Excerpt from: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvio_Pellico< Less
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: In English and Italian By Lewis Carroll
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This unique book features paragraph by paragraph translations from English to Italian, allowing the reader to learn Italian vocabulary and sentence structure while enjoying a classic. Read the book... More > at home, or download it onto a portable device and read it on the go. Previous experience with Italian is recommended; if you have no experience with Italian, it may be helpful to look up basic Italian pronunciation before starting this book. But whether you're a beginner, or a more experienced language student, this is a fun, painless and affordable way to learn a second language. To view our complete collection of dual language books, search for "kryptic books".< Less
Mia Romanzo [Italian] By Memini
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Il perduto amore [Italian] By Umberto Fracchia
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Cara Speranza [Italian] By marchesa Colombi
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In faccia al destino [Italian] By Adolfo Albertazzi
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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: Adolfo Albertazzi (Bologna, 8 settembre 1865 – Bologna, 10... More > maggio 1924) è stato uno scrittore italiano.Fu discepolo, amico e biografo di Giosuè Carducci. Fu insegnante a Mantova, a Foggia ed infine all'istituto Pier Crescenzi di Bologna. Narratore fecondo, vide la sua opera esaltata da alcuni e criticata da altri. Di lui Papini scrive "uno dei pochi prodigi della vivente letteratura italiana"; Luigi Russo lo giudica "Narratore ricco di ingegno e di cultura e di nobilissime intenzioni, ma povero di temperamento".Scrisse romanzi, racconti sullo stile di Maupassant, saggi critici e libri per l'infanzia. Curò l'edizione di opere di Carducci, Tommaseo, Oriani, Tassoni, oltre che raccolte di novelle in cui mostra, nell'ambito del gusto verista, un particolare spirito ironico e felici momenti lirici. Excerpt from: https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolfo_Albertazzi< Less

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