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Rome and a Villa

Autor: Clark, Eleanor

Editorial: Harper Collins

Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)

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Rome and a Villa :

Republished in a beautiful new package, the eternal classic that captures the Eternal City in all its vibrant enchantment

Bringing to life the legendary city's beauty and magic in all its many facets, Eleanor Clark's masterful collection of vignettes, Rome and a Villa, has transported readers for generations.

In 1947 the young American writer traveled to Rome on a Guggenheim fellowship. But instead of a novel, Clark created a series of sketches of Roman life written mostly between 1948 and 1951. Wandering the streets of this legendary city, Eleanor fell under Rome's spell—its pace of life, the wry outlook of its men and women, its magnificent history and breathtaking contribution to world culture. Rome is life itself—a sensuous, hectic, chaotic, and utterly fascinating blend of the comic and the tragic. Clark highlights Roman art and architecture, including Hadrian's Villa—an enormous, unfinished palace—as a prism to view the city and its history, and offers a lovely portrait of the Cimitero acattolico—long known as the Protestant cemetery—where Keats, Shelley, and other foreign notables rest.

Harper Perennial first published Rome and a Villa in 1992, forty years after its original hardcover publication. This newly republished edition is sure to enthrall today's readers and generations to come.

NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


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ISBN 13:9780062363404
ISBN 10:0062363409
Formato:Papel Delgado (Paperback)
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:386
Tamaño:9.01" l x 5.91" w x 1.14" h
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