Italian Journeys: From Venice to Naples and Beyond

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When Abraham Lincoln appointed William Dean Howells Consul to Venice, the young writer embarked on a journey that would leave an indelible impression on his life and work. Howells lived in Italy for four years, from 1861, during the pivotal and tumultuous period of Italian reunification. Italian Journeys, Howell's engrossing memoir of this time, describes his adventures across the country - from Genoa, a hotbed of nationalistic fervour and the city from which Garibaldi had led the Expedition of the Thousand only a year ...

Italian Journeys: From Venice to Naples and Beyond 2011, Tauris Parke Paperbacks, London

ISBN-13: 9781848855496

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