An Italian Journey

An Italian Journey

An Italian Journey will inspire you to follow your passions, your enthusiasms, to your own Beautiful Discoveries.

Author: James Ernest Shaw

Publisher:

ISBN: 0984658513

Category: Travel

Page: 262

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Categories: Travel

Italian Journey 1786 1788

Italian Journey  1786 1788

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015008624499

Category: Authors, German

Page: 508

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Categories: Authors, German

An Italian Journey Celebrating the Sweet Life of Tuscany

An Italian Journey Celebrating the Sweet Life of Tuscany

A celebration of the Italian spirit! This edition of AN ITALIAN JOURNEY includes over forty beautiful photographs of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. The story begins with a girl. Then it was Italian food.

Author: James Ernest Shaw

Publisher:

ISBN: 098465853X

Category: Travel

Page: 258

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A celebration of the Italian spirit! This edition of AN ITALIAN JOURNEY includes over forty beautiful photographs of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. The story begins with a girl. Then it was Italian food. After that it was books and discovering that even Mark Twain had fallen for Italy. E.M. Forster was smitten too: Love and understand the Italians, for the people are more marvelous than the land. WHAT IS IT ABOUT ITALY AND ITALIANS? Italian movies immortalize the mystique. Fellini called it La Dolce Vita. Tornatore's Cinema Paradiso took James Shaw back to the sweet memories of his childhood and the Italian family who operated the hometown theater. And just like in the movie, young James had an Alfredo who, by example, taught him about serving people. James learned that Italians don't feel they're special. Luigi Barzini, author of The Italians, repeatedly asked, Why are we the way we are? and found no conclusive answer. But James was convinced there was a reason why the Renaissance was born in Tuscany and Italy has given the world Saint Francis, Michelangelo, da Vinci, Galileo and now Benigni, whose film Life Is Beautiful showed the world that the Italian zest for living can even make a heaven of a hell. And so, after a lifetime of thinking about Italy James became convinced that the way to find out why Italians are the way they are, would be to eat with them at their kitchen tables. Day after day he picked their olives and the Italians began treating him like family. And James began seeing their unique human quality that attracts people to Italy and keeps pulling them back again and again. But the story doesn't end in the olive groves of Tuscany. To discover the heart of Italian life, James had to travel back to World War II Italy. An Italian Journey will inspire you to follow your passions, your enthusiasms, to your own Beautiful Discoveries. BELLA SCOPERTA!
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Loyd Grossman s Italian Journey

Loyd Grossman s Italian Journey

Loyd Grossman ' s Italian Journey As seen on the highly acclaimed This Morning
programme , popular television personality , Loyd Grossman , continues his
journey through Europe with this exciting region - by - region tour in search of
real ...

Author: Loyd Grossman

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 0091785499

Category: Cooking

Page: 144

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Recipes from different regions in Italy including Tuscany, Florence, Bologna, Emilia, Treviso and Venice.
Categories: Cooking

The Life of Goethe 1788 1815 From the Italian journey to the wars of liberation

The Life of Goethe  1788 1815  From the Italian journey to the wars of liberation

have adopted Schiller's view as his own ; for he never afterward so much as
planned another journey to Italy . As Goethe was obliged to give up the cherished
plan it afforded him a double consolation to be able at least to take Meyer home ...

Author: Albert Bielschowsky

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ISBN: UVA:X001801522

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Our Italian Journey

Our Italian Journey

“Our Italian Journey is about having a dream and doing everything in your power
to achieve it. Gary and Ilene took on the arduous task of acquiring Italian
citizenship, applying for Italian passports, and leaving their family and friends for
an ...

Author: Ilene and Gary Modica

Publisher: Ilene and Gary Modica

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 274

View: 854

Wishing you could perfectly picture daily life in Italy and live there for one full year? Discover when this dream met reality. Ilene and Gary Modica sold almost everything they owned to spend a year in the land of Gary’s Italian grandparents, to walk where they walked, eat what they ate, and live in the shadow of history they experienced. It was a promise they made to one another. Few places evoke the stirring passions and romance of Italy, where the simple act of sharing a glass of wine, a perfect pizza, and good conversation is an art form. Be prepared to immerse yourself in this beautiful country and live vicariously through their authentic encounters. You’ll also discover: - How their dream and desire for a genuine experience with a true Italian family came unexpectedly true - Why obtaining dual citizenship was so important and personal to Gary - How they reconnected with old friends, met fans of their blog in Italy, and how these friendships continue today - Why the three-year rollercoaster ride allowing them to become citizens was well worth the wait - How, through this journey, they eat and drink their year through Italy visiting eight regions and forty-six cities, including Sicilia and their new Italian birthplace. Our Italian Journey is a travel memoir of an adventure that has forever changed the lives of this Arizona couple. Through experiences and humor, they invite you along their spellbinding journey, exploring quaint villages steeped in tradition and local culture. Come, take a glimpse of Italy through the eyes of these new Italian citizens and experience firsthand the Italian zest for living, “La Dolce Vita,” in this compelling read.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

An Italian Journey

An Italian Journey

Travel Literature JEAN GIONO An Italian Journey ean Giono's tale , translated
from the French , describes the author's journey to the land of his father's people .
A reluctant traveler , Giono nonetheless discovers a strange beauty not only in ...

Author: Jean Giono

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 0810160285

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 188

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In An Italian Journey, Jean Giono describes his journey to the land of his father's people. A reluctant traveler (he rarely left Provence), Giono discovers a strange beauty not only in the palazzi and canals of Venice but also in wistful waiters, suspicious hairdressers, pugnacious men of God, recalcitrant coffeemakers, umbrellas, and field machinery. In Giono's world a stamp collectors' market can appear to verge on revolution and inept municipal musicians suddenly offer Mozartian joys.
Categories: Literary Criticism

An Italian Journey

An Italian Journey

The Italian Journey may be over, but the Sorrento extension is about to begin. A
whole new adventure is just beginning, a new start, albeit with some of the other
people from The Italian Journey. Whatever happens, it won't be peaceful. We're ...

Author: David M. Addison

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781456798352

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 428

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The formidable Iona, a.k.a. La Belle Dame Sans Merci, determined to instil some culture into her alcohol-appreciating and apparently sex-starved husband, accompanies him on a tour of the architectural and artistic highlights of Italy, like the Grand Tourists of yesteryear. Unlike those tourists though, who often spent as much as two years, if not longer, on the journey, La Belle Dame Sans Merci has only one week in which to transform her husband as they explore the delights of Naples, Pompeii, Assisi, Florence, Siena and Rome. And if that were not challenge enough, he displays an amazing propensity for opening his mouth and putting his foot in it, not to mention getting himself into a number of extremely embarrassing situations...
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Italian Journey 1786 1788

Italian Journey  1786 1788

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015002193707

Category: Italy

Page: 508

View: 509

Categories: Italy

The Sisters Abroad Or an Italian Journey

The Sisters Abroad  Or  an Italian Journey

THE SISTERS ' ITALIAN JOURNEY . CHAPTER I. GOING ABROAD , Yes , it was
really true , and all settled at last , that Helen and Hattie were to accompany their
uncle Allan , and Will , their cousin , to Italy , for a year , at least . It had been ...

Author: Barbara H. Channing

Publisher: Boston : Crosby and Nicols ; New York : O.S. Felt

ISBN: HARVARD:HN7LQ7

Category: Electronic book

Page: 261

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Categories: Electronic book

Italy in the German Literary Imagination

Italy in the German Literary Imagination

The German fascination with Italy, as seen in Goethe's Italian Journey and in a number of literary reactions to it.

Author: Gretchen L. Hachmeister

Publisher: Camden House

ISBN: 1571132260

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 217

View: 136

The German fascination with Italy, as seen in Goethe's Italian Journey and in a number of literary reactions to it.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Italian Journey 1786 1788

Italian Journey 1786   1788

This is the complete edition of the Italian Journey with some illustrations.The Italian Journey (in the German original: Italienische is Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's report on his travels to Italy from 1786-88, published in 1816-17.

Author: Johann Goethe

Publisher:

ISBN: 172320465X

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Page: 474

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This is the complete edition of the Italian Journey with some illustrations.The Italian Journey (in the German original: Italienische is Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's report on his travels to Italy from 1786-88, published in 1816-17. The book is based on Goethe's diaries. It is smoothed in style, lacking the spontaneity of his diary report, and augmented with the addition of afterthoughts and reminiscences.At the beginning of September 1786, when Goethe had just turned thirty-seven, he "slipped away", in his words, from his duties as Privy Councillor in the Duchy of Weimar, from a long platonic affair with a court lady, and from his immense fame as the author of the novel Werther and the stormy play Götz von Berlichingen, and took what became a licensed leave of absence. By May 1788 he had travelled to Italy via Innsbruck and the Brenner Passand visited Lake Garda, Verona, Vicenza, Venice, Bologna, Rome and Alban Hills, Naples and Sicily. He wrote many letters to a number of friends in Germany, which he later used as the basis for Italian Journey.
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An Italian Journey

An Italian Journey

This jewel-like book evokes unmistakable Italian landscapes and cityscapes.

Author: Anne Desmet

Publisher: Royal Academy Editions

ISBN: 1910350540

Category: City and town life in art

Page: 120

View: 284

This delightful jewel-like book evokes unmistakably Italian landscapes and cityscapes. Anne Desmet's pen commits every detail to paper, and the small-scale format emphasises her distinctive flair for capturing the relationship between extreme foreground and distance. This is a unique opportunity to explore Italy, from the Apennines to the Veneto, through the eyes of a meticulous and precise artist. AUTHOR: Anne Desmet RA specialises in wood engravings, linocuts and mixed-media collages. She has received over thirty international awards, and her work is included in museum collections and publications worldwide. She was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in May 2011. For fifteen years she was editor of Printmaking Today magazine, and has published three printmaking books. She lives and works in London. SELLING POINTS: * Desmet's beautifully packaged book is packed, cover to cover, with a seductive grand tour of Italian cityscapes and landscapes * Colourful and atmospheric sketches in pen, wash and watercolour grant a unique insight into the perspectives and preoccupations of the artist roaming abroad * Transports the viewer from Rome and Venice to the landscapes of Sicily and Umbria 60 colour
Categories: City and town life in art

Journey to Italy

Journey to Italy

Next to Goethe's "Italian Journey," I would commend Lady Morgans "Italy," and
the "Corinna" of Madame de Stael. What these ladies lack in talent they make up
in the manliness of thought, which is wanting in the great poet. For Lady Morgan
 ...

Author: Heinrich Heine

Publisher: Marsilio Pub

ISBN: STANFORD:36105028809643

Category: Travel

Page: 351

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Translated by Charles Leland; Introduction by Phillip Lopate The Italian Journey contains celebrated examples of Heine's wit, combining street scenes and art masterpieces with scathing attacks against religious bigotry and reactionary politics. The Baths of Lucca intertwines irony and the expression of romantic sentiments to capture the restlessness that heralded the birth of the modern world. Freud included some of Heine's anecdotes in his own writings on honor and its relation to the unconscious.
Categories: Travel

Dear Olivia

Dear Olivia

In this fascinating follow-up to the highly successful Dear Francesca, Mary Contini writes to her other daughter, Olivia, to tell the story of her great-grandparents, the humble Italian shepherds who emigrated to Edinburgh and then helped ...

Author: Mary Contini

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 9781847677358

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 423

View: 647

In this fascinating follow-up to the highly successful Dear Francesca, Mary Contini writes to her other daughter, Olivia, to tell the story of her great-grandparents, the humble Italian shepherds who emigrated to Edinburgh and then helped to transform Britain's food culture. Sharing some of the recipes that they brought over, the tomatoes, the garlic, the sausage, the wine, this is a mouthwatering memoir of family and food. It is also a brilliant evocation of life between the wars, a triumphant story of survival against all the odds, that captures the sights and smells of Italian life and culture, at home and abroad.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Faust

Faust

Edited and introduced by Nicholas Boyle, author of the definitive biography of Goethe, the second volume of which will be published later this year, the Everyman's Library edition will show that Goethe remains one of the most intriguing and ...

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Publisher: Everyman Chess

ISBN: 1857152468

Category: German literature

Page: 1180

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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) is one of the towering figures of world culture, a universal man whose extraordinary talents found expression in literature, drama, autobiography, politics and the sciences. To coincide with the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Goethe's birth, Everyman's Library is publishing in a single volume his four principal masterpieces, together with a small selection of his poems and letters. Edited and introduced by Nicholas Boyle, author of the definitive biography of Goethe, the second volume of which will be published later this year, the Everyman's Library edition will show that Goethe remains one of the most intriguing and readable of European writers. Goethe established an international literary reputation overnight with The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774), a story of disappointed love and pathological sensibility which mounted a powerful challenge to the rationalism of the Enlightenment.
Categories: German literature

Picasso

Picasso

A volume accompanying the exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice collects the artist's personal notes, sketches, drawings, paintings, and set designs, as well as interpretive essays by ten art scholars

Author: Pablo Picasso

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0847820963

Category: Art

Page: 367

View: 397

A volume accompanying the exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi in Venice collects the artist's personal notes, sketches, drawings, paintings, and set designs, as well as interpretive essays by ten art scholars
Categories: Art

Freud s Italian Journey

Freud s Italian Journey

Freud's Italian Journey takes the psychoanalytical texts of Freud on the visual arts and literature as its objects for analysis.

Author: Laurence Simmons

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9042020113

Category: Psychology

Page: 282

View: 946

Freud's Italian Journey takes the psychoanalytical texts of Freud on the visual arts and literature as its objects for analysis. While the biographical figure of Freud appears throughout its pages, it is not simply a psychobiographical reading of Freud, his personal circumstances and their relationship to his texts. Rather the processes of interpretation begun by Freud are turned on Freud himself, thus eventually displacing and questioning his theoretical mastery. Freud's Italian Journey also argues that Freud's interest in, frequent journeys to, and obsession with Italy profoundly shaped and informed his elaboration of psychoanalysis. The volume organizes its material around the major Italian cities which were the destinations of Freud's travel, and the sites of the artworks he examined. Freud's many Italian holidays were crucial for his self-analysis and methodology, but it is also argued here that his papers on Italian subjects must be read as texts marked by fascination and allurement, crossed with anxiety and resistance, inscribed by memory and forgetting. Journeys to Italy heightened Freud's sense of the visual, and it is contended that the visual dimension of Freud's writing is crucial to an understanding of his elaboration of the theory of psychoanalysis. The relation between image and text is at the heart of Freud's analysis of works of art as he founds a critical methodology in which the two are interrelated, image illustrating idea and idea needing to express itself in image, but neither finally resolvable into the other. Thus the argument of Freud's Italian Journey follows as its model the famous elaboration of the fort: da game by Freud, moving back and forth between Freud's life and his texts, between psychoanalytical and philosophical systems, between the written and the visual. This leads to the broader conclusion that Freud might provide the key to a new practice of criticism, and a new way of 'seeing' and understanding visual images.
Categories: Psychology

Italian Journeys

Italian Journeys

larger communities they were farmers and tradesmen like the Italians ; and the
Capo believed that the Cimbri , in all their villages , numbered near ten thousand
. He could tell me of no particular customs or usages , and believed they did not ...

Author: William Dean Howells

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015031236170

Category: Italy

Page: 358

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Categories: Italy