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The remaking of Rome: Cosmopolitanism and literary modernity in Gabriele D’Annunzio’s The Child of Pleasure

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From the early nineteenth century onwards, the city of Rome provided both an actual and novelistic setting for European debates about literary and artistic cosmopolitanism. After the Italian unification, Italian writers inherited this tradition while at the same time attempting to reclaim Rome as a setting for a modern Italian (i.e. national) literature. Gabriele D’Annunzio’s novel Il Piacere (1889) was the only one among these attempts to achieve a truly international reputation. D’Annunzio ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/fmls/cqx019

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Department:
Trinity College
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Forum for Modern Language Studies Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
3
Pages:
314-324
Publication date:
2017-06-15
Acceptance date:
2017-01-23
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EISSN:
1471-6860
ISSN:
0015-8518
Pubs id:
pubs:673918
URN:
uri:f0bca8ac-b1de-4631-a117-fbc21b2c2aab
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uuid:f0bca8ac-b1de-4631-a117-fbc21b2c2aab
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pubs:673918

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