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Italian Modernism Italian Culture between Decadentism and Avant-Garde (Toronto Italian Studies) by

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Social Science,
  • Italy,
  • European - Italian,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Italian,
  • Sociology,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Italian,
  • 20th century,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • 19th century,
  • History and criticism,
  • Italian literature,
  • Modernism (Literature)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLuca Somigli (Editor), Mario Moroni (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7874076M
ISBN 100802088287
ISBN 109780802088284

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