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Description - Italia Romantica by Roderick Cavaliero

In the eyes of the English Romantics, Italy was not a nation but 'Italia', a place inhabited by the ancient. Theirs was a view shaped by the Grand Tour, which elevated ancient Roman culture to an artistic and historical ideal. In this vivid history of their love affair with Italy, Roderick Cavaliero presents a readable and strongly-etched cultural history. Through the eyes of Romantic travellers and poets such as Byron, Keats and Shelley, we see a fascinating picture of pre-unification Italy, struggling to recover after Napoleon and edging towards the Risorgimento.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845114565
ISBN-10: 1845114566
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Tauris Parke
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Roderick Cavaliero

Roderick Cavaliero is a writer and historian, author of Admiral Satan: The Life and Campaigns of the Bailli de Suffren, Independence of Brazil and Strangers in the Land: The Rise and Decline of the British Indian Empire (all I.B. Tauris) as well as Last of the Crusaders: The Knights of St John and Malta in the Eighteenth Century.

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