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Quickly translated and adapted into French, Italian, Dutch, and English and
followed by numerous sequels and imitations in Spanish and Portuguese, it
remained influential for more than four centuries, greatly affecting the outlook and
Italian. Though Italy originated the novella, it was slow in coming to the full-length
novel. There is little to record before / promessi sposi (The Betrothed) by
Alessandro Manzoni (1785-1873), a romantic and patriotic novel that describes
life in ...
The neglected autobiography of the Italian physician and astrologer Gironimo
Cardano, a work of great charm, and the celebrated adventures of the goldsmith
and sculptor Benvenuto Cellini in Italy of the 16th century; the uninhibited ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review
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For virtually all its 238 years,Britannica has ruled the shelves as a peerless general encyclopedia. Reviewers have consistently given it high marks for most of the 12 criteria identified inKister's ... Read full review