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  • L'oncle aquatique et autres recits cosmicomics (French Edition)

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $4.00
    • Format: Mass Market
    • ISBN-13: 9782070464753
    • Publisher: Folio
    • Published: September 2015
  • Herr Palomar (German Edition)

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9783446141100
    • Publisher: Carl Hanser
    • Published: 1985
  • Into the War

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780141193731
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: November 2011
  • The Baron in the Trees

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $7.95 - $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780544959118
    • Publisher: Mariner Books
    • Published: October 2017
  • Lezioni Americane: Sei proposte per il prossimo millennio (Italian Edition)

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9788804668374
    • Publisher: Mondadori
    • Published: May 2016
  • Why Read the Classics?

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $13.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780544146372
    • Publisher: Mariner Books
    • Published: 2000
  • Il visconte dimezzato. Der geteilte Visconte, italienische Ausgabe

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $26.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9788804667896
    • Publisher: N/A
    • Published: January 0001
  • Se una notte d'inverno un viaggiatore

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $30.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9788804668381
    • Publisher: Mondadori
    • Published: 2002
  • Six Memos for the Next Millennium

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780544146679
    • Publisher: Mariner Books
    • Published: August 2016
    “One of the most rigorously presented and beautifully illustrated critical testaments in all of literature.”—Boston Globe“A brilliant, original approach to literature, a key to Calvino’s own work and a thoroughly delightful and illuminating commentary on some of the world’s greatest writing.”—San Francisco ChronicleAt the time of his death, Italo Calvino was at work on six lectures setting forth the qualities in writing he most valued, and which he believed would define literature in the century to come. Here, inSix Memos for the Next Millennium, are the five lectures he completed, forming not only a stirring defense of literature, but also an indispensable guide to the writings of Calvino himself. He devotes one “memo” each to the concepts oflightness, quickness, exactitude, visibility, and multiplicity, drawing examples from his vast knowledge of myth, folklore, and works both ancient and modern. Readers will be astonished by the prescience of these lectures, which have only gained in relevance as Calvino’s “next millennium” has dawned.
  • Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679415268
    • Publisher: PANTHEON BOOKS
    • Published: October 1997
    The formidable Italian author pays tribute to the colorful genre of the fantastic that flourished in the 19th century in this anthology of stories. Timeless tales by Hoffmann, Balzac, Hawthorne, Gogol, and other masters are augmentedby Calvino's own extensive and perceptive introductions. 352p.
  • Italo Calvino: Letters, 1941-1985

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $19.75
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780691139456
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: April 2013
    "Calvino liked to present an inscrutable face to the world, but this literally marvelous collection of letters shows him to have been gregarious, puckish, funny, combative, and, above all, wonderful company, and opens a new and fascinating perspective on one of the master writers of the twentieth century. Michael Wood and Martin McLaughlin have done Calvino, and us, a great and loving service."--John Banville, author of Ancient Light"Italo Calvino was one of the most sparkling literary inventors and innovators of the twentieth century. He was also a highly astute mediator of the work of others and a pellucid purveyor of a subtly elaborated idea of literature. To have a generous selection of his letters in English, translated with great verve, represents a major addition to our knowledge of his work, offering countless precious glimpses of the gears and levers that operate the 'literature machine.'"--Robert S. C. Gordon, University of Cambridge"These letters are invaluable. They are an important source for understanding the intellectual and historical context of Italo Calvino's writing and thought, and his relations with other writers. They are filled with irony and insights on a vast variety of interesting literary and cultural topics. And they are beautifully written--a literary achievement in themselves. This translation is a real achievement as well."--Lucia Re, University of California, Los Angeles"This is an excellent translation."--Andrea Ciccarelli, Indiana University
  • The Baron in the Trees

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156106801
    • Publisher: Harvest
    • Published: 1977
    Cosimo, a young Italian nobelman of the 18th century, rebels against parental authority by climbing into the trees and remaining there for the rest of his life. He adapts efficiently to an arboreal existence - hunts, sows, crops, plays games with earth-bound friends, fights forest fires, solves engineering problems, and even manages to have love affairs. From his perch in the trees, Cosimo sees the age of Voltaire pass by and a new century dawn. 224p. Pap.
  • The Nonexistent Knight & The Cloven Viscount

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156659758
    • Publisher: Harvest / Harcourt, Inc.
    • Published: March 1977
    In 'The Nonexistent Knight' an empty suit of armor named Agilulfis the hero of a witty parody of medieval knighthood in the form of a tale told by a nun. In 'The Cloven Viscount,' a diverting macabre fantasy, a nobleman is nearly bisected by a cannon ball in a battle against the Turks. One half of him returns to his feudal estate and takes up a lavishly evil life. Soon the other, virtuous half appears. The two become rivals for the love of the same woman, fight a bloody duel, and achieve a miraculous resolution. 246p.
  • Search for Roots: A Personal Anthology

    By Primo Levi

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781566634458
    • Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Inc.
    • Published: April 2002
    Anthology of writings that the Italian author considered to be essential reading, translated & with an introduction by Peter Forbes, editor of 'Poetry Review.'
  • Mr. Palomar

    By Italo Calvino

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780156627801
    • Publisher: Harvest Books
    • Published: September 1986
    Mr. Palomar, whose name purposely evokes that of a famous telescope (used for viewing the universe), is a seeker of knowledge, a visionary in a world sublime and ridiculous. Alone, his cosmic perspective on the ordinary balances between the comedic present and the eternal void. Palomar's interior dialogues atre constantly intruded upon by the civilized 'I', a crusty, charming gentleman who fails as a telescope by delights as a man. 130p.

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