Cesare Foligno Bibliography (3 Titles) [Literary Arts & History]

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CESARE FOLIGNO (1878–1963)

The Story Of Padua (1910)

📖 Contains Italian terminology.

ℹ️ "MEDIAEVAL chroniclers of Padua evince in their writings a keen sense of the ideal importance of their native town. The love of fame remained strong among her citizens for centuries, and, as Goethe wrote, well becomes the proud hosts of one of the oldest Universities in Europe. Although not a Paduan, by reason of a long acquaintance with the legends and chronicles of mediaeval Padua I have been brought by degrees to admire and to love the quiet and perhaps subdued charm of the old city. For any merit that an indulgent reader may trace in the following pages I am therefore chiefly indebted to the spell which Padua herself exercised upon me.

As no general history of Padua is known to me I have gathered her records from a careful perusal of contemporary chronicles, published and unpublished, and I have made myself acquainted with as many documentary sources as have, to my knowledge, been published. At the same time I have availed myself of such classic works as those of Scardeone, Gennari, Verci and Cittadella, and of some general histories, such as the Storia delle Signorie by Cipolla, or Die Anfaenge der Signorie by Salzer. In the serial publications of the Archivio and Ateneo Veneto, of the Academies of Padua, Venice and Turin, in the Archivio Storico Lombardo and in special works, many particular events have been carefully elucidated by the erudition of Signori Beda, Bonardi, Benvenuto and Roberto Cessi, Gloria, Lazzarini, Medin, Piva, Rambaldi and Soranzo."


Epochs Of Italian Literature (1920)

📖 Contains Italian terminology.

📖 Ideal for novice readers.

ℹ️ "In the five chapters of his work Professor Foligno outlines in a most interesting way the Dawn of Italian Literature, the Renaissance, the Transition to Modern Times, the Rise of the Nation, and the literature of Modern Italy. No attempt is made to do other than provide an introduction to this fascinating field, to give that general view which may serve as a foundation upon which to build. That this intention exists is evident from the excellent list of authors and their works, arranged by periods, which Professor Foligno provides, in addition to the indispensable index. The accentuation of all Italian names is indicated, another concession to the "general reader." The volume will find welcome from all those who want an accurate, broadly-based, outline view of Italian literature without being subjected to the strain of too much scholarly impedimenta—and that is exactly what is provided by this well-written, well-rounded, interesting little handbook." (The Journal Of Education, 14/07/1921)



Dante: The Poet (1921)



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