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Author Kirby, John T.
Title Secret of the muses retold : classical influences on Italian authors of the twentieth century / John T. Kirby
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  PQ4088 K58 2000    AVAILABLE    30530000699942
Descript xviii, 167 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-156) and index
Ch. 1. The Riddle of Fate: Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Pier Paolo Pasolini's Edipo re -- Ch. 2. The World as Text: Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose as Semiotic Fiction -- Ch. 3. Fresh Air from Helicon: The Neo-Latin Verse of Joseph Tusiani -- Ch. 4. Rhetorical Values Ancient and Modern: Hermogenes' Ou Types of Style and Italo Calvino's Six Memos for the Next Millennium -- Ch. 5. The Revestiture of Myth: Robert Calasso's The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony -- App. Joseph Tusiani, Latin Poetry
Subject Italian literature -- 20th century -- Classical influences
Civilization, Classical, in literature
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