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Cultural Reception, Translation and Transformation from Medieval to Modern Italy

ISBN: 9781781884690
Publisher: Legenda
Publication Date: 2017-05-15
Number of pages: 476
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Throughout the centuries, the Italian peninsula has played an important role as a crossroads where different cultures met, transformed and continued their journeys. This volume retraces some of these crossings, in the fields of literature, architecture and cinema: from the influence of the classical heritage, to the origins and diffusion of the Italian Renaissance, to the role of individuals in the discovery and transmission of knowledge, and the dialogue in and through translation with other national cultures, European and beyond.

Twenty-eight essays explore the complexity of cultural exchange in Italy.


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