Un Filosofo In Soffitta Ossia Giornale Di Un Uomo Felice Emilio Souvestre

Autore: Émile Souvestre
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Researches In The Phenomena Of

Autore: William 1832-1919 Crookes
Editore: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9781372263279
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A Guide To The Scientific Knowledge Of Things Familiar

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Vasari On Theatre

Autore: Giorgio Vasari
Editore: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809321612
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In the process of creating the massive work that eventually became Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, painter and scholar Giorgio Vasari (1511­–1574) spent much of the mid-sixteenth century traveling throughout Italy, meeting Renaissance artists and writing about their lives and works. From this imposing source, Thomas A. Pallen has created a compendium of theatrical references augmented by related modern Italian scholarship. Vasari's Lives—daunting because of its sheer magnitude—has remained relatively obscure to English-speaking theatre historians. To introduce the numerous scenographic references of this great work to the English-speaking audience, Pallen provides new translations of all relevant passages, as well as a table of cross-references to the principal editions of Vasari in both English and Italian. And because Vasari often omitted important information, Pallen annotates the text, providing important names, places, and historical background. Essentially, Pallen divides Vasari's work into four categories: triumphs and pageantry, ingegni for mystery plays and festivals, theatrical scenery, and miscellanea and lacunae. Although triumphs and pageantry were not directly theatrical, they were executed by many of the same artists who worked on theatrical productions and either used or introduced many Renaissance Italian theatrical techniques. The works described here range from tableaux vivants and other forms of street decoration to fireworks displays. While Vasari did not personally know the work of either Filippo Brunelleschi or Francesco d'Angelo (called Cecca), he discusses their inventions for staging mystery plays and street festivals; indeed, Pallen shows how the work of these two artists paved the way for all later Renaissance scenography. Pallen then deals with Vasari's references to and descriptions of the theatrical scenery and lighting effects of his time and the artists who created them. In accordance with the schema developed by Elena Povoledo, Pallen leads the reader through the evolution of scenographic thought and practice from the elementary work of Girolamo Genga to the advanced settings created by Vasari himself.

Researches In The Phenomena Of Spiritualism

Autore: William Crookes
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The Renaissance Stage

Autore: Barnard Hewitt
ISBN: 9781258051235
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Additional Translator Is George R. Kernodle.

Feste D Oltrarno

Autore: Nerida Newbigin
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Mlle De La Seigliere

Autore: Jules Sandeau
Editore: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434455874
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Leonard Sylvain Julien (Jules) Sandeau (1811-1883) was a French novelist. He met George Sand, then Madame Dudevant, at the house of a friend, and when she came to Paris in 1831, they had a relationship. The intimacy did not last long, but it produced "Rose et Blanche" (1831), a novel cowritten under the pseudonym J. Sand, from which George Sand took her famous pseudonym.

Riversong Of The Rhone

Autore: Charles Ferdinand Ramuz
Editore: Onesuch Press
ISBN: 0987401440
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Nearly seventy years after the death of Charles Ferdinand Ramuz (1878-1947), it is safe to say that the reputation of Switzerland’s legendary poet of the people is secure, at least in French. Since 2005, his 22 novels have appeared in a two-volume Pléiade Edition from Gallimard (Paris) and Éditions Slatkine in Geneva has completed 29 volumes of Ramuz’s Oeuvres Complètes (Complete Works). The author’s slightly blurred face has been on the Swiss 200-franc note for years and his Histoire du Soldat (A Soldier’s Tale), written in collaboration with Igor Stravinksy in 1918, can easily be found on You Tube. But only recently have English translations of Ramuz’s novels begun to appear and until now, his only epic prose poem has not been available in English. Patti M. Marxsen’s translation of Ramuz’s Chant de Notre Rhône brings this unique work to Anglophone readers as Riversong of the Rhone in a well-crafted bilingual edition that is ideal for students as well as general readers of poetry. Part ode to nature, part assertion of human freedom, part celebration, and entirely pure delight in language made musical, Marxsen’s Riversong promises to be as enduring as the river and the landscape it describes.


Autore: Vittorio Alfieri
Editore: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781533010018
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