Understanding Italo Calvino

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Univ of South Carolina Press, 1993 - Literary Collections - 233 pages
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Highlights Calvino's fascination with folk tales, knights, social & political allegories, & science fiction.
  

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Contents

Calvinos Life and Circumstances
1
The Path to the Nest of Spiders
9
Fantastic and Realistic Webs of Prose
19
A Viscount a Baron and a Knight
39
Four Novellas
68
Calvinos Cosmic Mosaic
88
t zero
111
The Castle of Crossed Destinies Invisible Cities
130
If on a winters night
167
Under the Jaguar Sun La Strada di
188
The Unredeeming Author Mr Palomar
203
Bibliography
217
Index
227
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