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Florence and Tuscany: A Literary Guide for Travellers (The by Ted Jones PDF

By Ted Jones

ISBN-10: 1848858361

ISBN-13: 9781848858367

the mystical landscapes and wealthy tradition of Tuscany have fostered the foundation and settings for literature because the works of the good Florentine poets Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio within the 14th century and has been a magnet for expatriate writers because the arrival in Florence of the English poet Geoffrey Chaucer in 1372. With its historical towns and villages; its verdant geographical region and crepuscular beach; its treasury of paintings protecting 5 millennia and, especially, its lengthy background of authorship, Tuscany essentially the most celebrated and well-travelled areas on this planet. because the resource of the Italian language and birthplace of the Renaissance, Tuscany lies on the historical and cultural center of Italy, and has remained an impossible to resist appeal to writers for 6 centuries. This publication is a trip that follows of their footsteps; from John Milton and Thomas grey to the Brownings, the Shelleys, Charles Dickens, D. H. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, E. M. Forster, Mark Twain, Muriel Spark etc.

Florence and Tuscany: A Literary advisor for visitors takes the literary-minded traveler (either in individual or in an armchair) on a bright and illuminating trip, retracing the footsteps of writers who've lived and labored in, or been encouraged by means of, the historical past and panorama of Tuscany from John Milton and Thomas grey to the Brownings, the Shelleys, Charles Dickens, D.H. Lawrence, Thomas Hardy, E.M. Forster, Mark Twain Muriel Spark etc. For an individual who has fallen less than a Tuscan spell, as such a lot of have prior to, this e-book - the 1st of its sort - will end up captivating reading.

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