Overview:Venice Rediscovered - What are the origins of the modern passion for Venice? During the two hundred years since its political extinction, the shabby relic of a despised tyranny has been transformed into a great modern cultural symbol celebrated by intellectual and literary figures such as Ruskin, Proust, Mann and Henry James.This engaging and novel interpretation explores the American and European obsession with the myth of a beautiful city, and in doing so reveals much about the development of modern Western sensibility. 'This book can be enjoyed whether or not you have been to Venice, or whether you never intend to go.' Daily Telegraph'Full of fresh and little-known material; it is almost unfailingly interesting and invariably well written.' Tony Tanner, New York Review of Books'An entirely fascinating history of the city as she has been seen, as image and icon ... convincingly argued and consistently entertaining.' Independent

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725684-9780571251476. It was written by the following authors: John Pemble. Book Venice Rediscovered, which can be read online, published by the company: Faber & Faber. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Travel, Maps, History. The book was published on 2009-05-21 00:00:00. It has 248 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 314 g. File for download Venice Rediscovered has PDF format and is called venice-rediscovered.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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