The Venice Myth: Culture, Literature, Politics, 1800 to the Present

1st Edition

David Barnes

Routledge
Published December 1, 2014
Reference - 192 Pages
ISBN 9781848935105 - CAT# Y211613

USD$165.00

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Summary

Venice holds a unique place in literary and cultural history. Barnes looks at the themes of war, occupation, resistance and fascism to see how the political background has affected the literary works that have come out of this great city. He focuses on key British and American writers, including Byron, Ruskin, Pound and Eliot.

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