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To claim that Dorothy Wordsworth was a central figure in English 19th century literature would be unprecise and probably a bit of an overstatement. Some, if not most of her … Continue reading
In less than four weeks Croatia will be the next country to join the European Union. The event will mark the first time since a former Yugoslavian country joins the … Continue reading
I have often met foreigners and they rarely know what Ferrara is and where it is located. Whereas Italians would find it crazy for people not to know about Ferrara, … Continue reading
Despite living in the age of globalisation, Japanese literature seems to appear on the shelves of other continents’ libraries and bookshops as niche literature, an exclusive genre for the intellectual … Continue reading
When do we define a novel as ‘zhdanovian‘? Is this term related to Russian-only contexts? The answer would be no. In fact, despite being known for outlining the theories of … Continue reading
The 1930s were a very peculiar time in the history of English literature. The pessimistic vein of English authors produced some of the darkest and deepest works of the last … Continue reading
Italian literature is thousands of years old. Not much younger was it when, in the 1930s, Italian authors and translators started looking a bit farther to find inspiration. American literature … Continue reading