Backward glances: exploring Italy, reinterpreting America (1831-1866)

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996 - Literary Criticism - 115 pages
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The purpose of Backward Glances is to show how in the nineteenth century the description and narrative use of Italy in different genres often became the means to reconsider the contemporary state of things in America.

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Leonardo Buonomo teaches American literature at the University of Trieste. He is the author of Backward Glances: Exploring Italy, Reinterpreting America.

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